Tuesday, January 11, 2022

GOLD (Feature)







Zac Effron stars in Gold, a story of greed and isolation set against an endless desert. The film is a Stan Original directed by Anthony Hayes and produced by Deeper Water.

Our team produced over 300 anamorphic shots for the feature to give the film its distinctive look.

From location enhancements, live action animal integration, stunts and prosthetics, to an extensive dust storm sequence, set extensions, CG vehicles and countless production design and technical enhancements throughout.

Check out Gold later this year on Stan.

Tuesday, December 28, 2021

LOVE ME (MINISERIES)




Directed by Emma Freeman (Glitch, Newsreader), Love Me stars Hugo Weaving and Bojana Novakovic and follows three family relationships and the challenges they face at key times of their lives.

Our team created a range of shots for the 6-part series, including a complex leg amputation scene and numerous production design enhancements throughout. Love Me comes to BINGE in December 2021.

Wednesday, November 17, 2021

THE NEWSREADER (MINISERIES)




The Newsreader is a 6-part miniseries, that chronicles a behind the scenes view of a 1980's news network during some of the decades most transformative events. 

Chroma produced over 300 shots for the 4K HDR production including location augmentation, production design enhancements and complex digital removals.

Directed by Emma Freeman and produced by Jo Werner for the ABC, The Newsreader comes to screens in November, starring Anna Torv, Sam Reid and Robert Taylor.

Monday, July 19, 2021

FRAYED S2 (SERIES)




Guesswork's brilliant riches-to-rags drama, Frayed returns for a second season for NBCUniversal.

Chroma continued our work from the first season, providing location augmentation, CG integration and production design enhancements throughout. Frayed S2 hits screens later this year.

Tuesday, July 13, 2021

JACK IRISH S3




Easy tiger's long-running crime drama Jack Irish returns once again to the ABC for a third and final series in 2021.

Chroma have provided VFX for the franchise since its incarnation in 2012, including three telemovies, and our team produced over 200 4K shots for the final 4-part season including set extensions, CG integration, pyrotechnics, weapons and stunt enhancement. So long, Jack.

Saturday, April 24, 2021

MS FISHERS MODERN MYSTERIES S2 (Series)





Peregrine Fisher returns for a well deserved second season of the 1960s-flavoured, Miss Fishers Modern Mysteries for Acorn TV.

The team at Chroma also return to create a wide range of effects and production solutions across the 6 episode series, including location enhancements, vehicles, stunts and technical corrections.

Wednesday, December 16, 2020

BUMP (Series)




Claudia Carvan's upcoming series BUMP comes to screens later this year as a Stan Original.

Chroma's team produced a range of 4K HDR visual effects for the 8 episode drama including CG integration of animals and set pieces and other production design enhancements.

Bump airs on Stan this New Years Day!

Sunday, February 2, 2020

MISS FISHER AND THE CRYPT OF TEARS (Feature)







Following on from dozens of books and the wildly popular television series, Miss Fisher finally makes it to the big screen in The Crypt of Tears, taking her into the deserts of 1930's Palestine to locate a mystical artifact and unravel the mystery around it.

Shot in Morocco and Australia and directed by Tony Tilse, the film takes the Phryne formula to a new level, with excitement, intrigue and playful investigation at every turn. Returning favorites including Nathan Page and Miriam Margoyles are joined by an amazing cast including Rupert Penry-Jones, John Waters, Jacqueline McKenzie, Daniel Lapaine to mention just a few.

Having worked on the three original series, Chroma return to deliver over 500 VFX shots throughout the film, providing location and production design enhancements, CG integration, set extension, vehicles, action stunts and much more. Chroma also provided investment support for the production.

Miss Fisher and the Crypt of Tears was released by Village Roadshow in 2020 to great success and has recently been selected for the Palm Springs International Film Festival.

Sunday, January 19, 2020

THE MIRROR (Short)







Joel Kohn's recent short film, The Mirror follows contemporary teenager who uncovers a mysterious portal to Nazi occupied Poland and discovers a friendship that links her families past with the present.

The Mirror has picked up numerous festival awards, most recently winning the 2020 AACTA for Best Short Film.



Chroma produced a range of evocative effects for the short including the mirror portal sequence and other enhancements.

Friday, January 10, 2020

THE GLOAMING (Series)







The Gloaming is a new genre crime drama coming to Stan in 2020.

Shot in Tasmania and staring Emma Booth, Ewen Leslie and Aaron Pedersen, The Gloaming follows the story of a troubled police woman who, while investigating a recent murder, uncovers links to a cold case that drags her into a dangerous and supernatural world.

The visual diversity of The Gloaming story called for a wide range of visual effects solutions across the 8-part series. Chroma produced over 500 shots for the 4K HDR series ranging from CG integration, live action augmentation, stunt and location enhancement and numerous production design enhancements throughout.

The Gloaming comes to Stan on New Years Day.

Wednesday, January 8, 2020

THE VERY EXCELLENT MR.DUNDEE (Feature)







Paul Hogan returns alongside an all-star cameo cast including John Cleese, Chevy Chase, Kerry Armstrong, Clayton Jacobson, Luke Hemsworth and dozens more in The Very Excellent Mr.Dundee.

Directed by Dean Murphy, the semi-fictional comedy follows Paul as he races around LA to restore his reputation on the eve of receiving a knighthood.

Chroma were brought in to produce over 150 4K shots for the feature including CG integration, simulated travel, technical correction and other production design enhancements throughout.

Look out for The Very Excellent Mr. Dundee in cinemas this year.

Monday, January 6, 2020

THE WHISTLEBLOWER (Feature)






Shot in Melbourne, Chinese-Australian co-production The Whistleblower is a non-stop action feature directed by Xialou Xue (Finding Mr.Right).

Following a fatal accident, a Chinese expatriate working for an Australian mining company stumbles across an environmental conspiracy that has terrifying global consequences.

Chroma produced over 500 shots for the feature, encompassing a huge range of production solutions including vehicle and stunt sequences, CG integration, live action augmentation and hundreds of production design enhancements throughout.

The Whistleblower comes to cinemas in December 2019.

Sunday, January 5, 2020

AMAZON STANDUP SPECIALS (Series)







Filmed at The Malthouse and produced by Guesswork Television for Amazon Prime Video, Amazon Originals Stand up Specials showcases 10 of Australia funniest comedian including Judith Lucy, Tom Gleeson, Lano and Woodley, Zoƫ Coombs Marr, Tom Walker, Celia Pacquola and many more.

Chroma's team provided production design enhancements and technical work across the 10 episode, 4K series.

Check out Amazon Stand up Specials on Amazon Prime video.

Friday, January 3, 2020

HOW TO STAY MARRIED S2 (Series)







Popular Network 10 sitcom, How To Stay Married returns to screens with a second series in 2020.

The team at Chroma produced a wide range of production design enhancements, technical corrections and fun visual gags across the 8-episode series.

How To Stay Married comes to Network 10 in 2020.

Thursday, January 2, 2020

ROSEHAVEN S4 (Series)







Tasmania's favorite real estate agents are back with series 4 of Rosehaven. Chroma also return to produce a wide range of visual effects, production design enhancements and technical work across the series.

Rosehaven comes to ABC in 2020.

Wednesday, January 1, 2020

ROCKY AND ME (Short)







Rocky and Me is a one off episode produced by CJZ/Disrupted for ABC, which tells the story of Stella, a girl living with cerebral palsy who's first wheelchair creates a new world of freedom and independence. Chroma provided in-kind support with a range of visual effects throughout.

Rocky and Me comes to ABC soon.

Saturday, September 21, 2019

PART TIME PRIVATE EYES (Pilot)







Part Time Private Eyes was the big winner of Channel 10's recent 'Pilot Week', getting great responses from audiences and strong ratings. The half hour comedy pilot was produced by CJZ with Chroma producing visual effects and titles for the show.

Fingers crossed we see Part Time Private Eyes return as a series in 2020!

Friday, July 12, 2019

DANGER CLOSE (Feature)







Danger Close is the latest film from director Kriv Stenders (Red Dog, Boxing Day), staring Travis Fimmel (Vikings) and Richard Roxburgh (Rake) and produced by Deeper Water and Red Dune.

The film covers the real life 'Battle of Long Tan' during the 1966 Vietnam conflict which saw a small company of Australian soldiers pitted against impossible odds and hundreds of enemy combatants.

Chroma produced over 800 shots for the feature, providing production-wide solutions for locations, weapons, practical effects, stunts, vehicles, extras duplication, weather and production design enhancement, allowing the film to shoot quickly and safely in challenging locations.

Danger Close: The battle of Long Tan hits cinemas August 8 2019.

Theatrical Trailer

Saturday, June 1, 2019

2099: THE SOLDIER PROTOCOL (Feature)







Staring David Arquette, Jackson Gallagher, Kendal Rae, Belinda McClory and produced by SunJive productions, 2099: The Soldier Protocol is set in a shadowy facility that imprisons test subjects for its 'future soldier' program, but their latest plaything becomes much more than they can handle.

Chroma produced several hundred 4K shots for the film including stunt enhancements, weapon effects, CG integration and a wide range of production design solutions.

2099: The Soldier Protocol comes to US cinemas in March 2020.

Friday, May 31, 2019

MY LIFE IS MURDER (Series)







CJZ's new crime drama series, My Life Is Murder comes to the Ten network this year.

Staring Lucy Lawless, Bernard Curry and Ebony Vagulans, the show follows Alexa Crowe as she juggles the frustrations of own life while solving a series of vicious and baffling crimes.

With a focus on technology and social media to help provide the clues, this 10-part series provides a good dose of light hearted yet dramatic entertainment.

The team at Chroma produced several hundred VFX shots across series providing solutions for stunts, location and production design, including unique opening titles for each episode.

My Life is Murder comes to Network Ten in July.

Tuesday, May 28, 2019

FRAYED (Series)







Frayed is a very funny yet bitter sweet, riches to rags tale set in the late 1980's. Written and starring Sarah Kendall and featuring a great supporting cast including Kerry Armstrong, Robert Webb, Diane Morgan and Matt Passmore it follows the story of a wealthy London housewife who is forced to return to her true past in Newcastle, Australia.

This Australian / British co-pro was produced in 4K HDR by Guesswork, with Chroma producing hundreds of VFX shots for the 6 part series, including production design enhancements, stunts and location augmentations throughout.

Frayed comes to ABC and SKY UK this year.

Thursday, May 9, 2019

AUSTRALIAN GANGSTER (Miniseries)







Australian Gangster is the latest crime drama from Roadshow Rough Diamond, producers of the critically acclaimed Romper Stomper.

This two-part miniseries follow the self destructive trajectory of a local Sydney thug as he attempts to balance a normal suburban life with a glamourous crime lifestyle.

Chroma delivered over 200 shots for the 2-part, 4K series including stunt and location augmentation and a wide range of production design enhancements throughout.

Australian Gangster comes to the Seven Network in 2019.

Thursday, May 2, 2019

THE INBESTIGATORS (Series)







Gristmill latest kids series, The Inbestigators is an adorable comedy drama focusing around an investigative agency run by children, with the grown ups at Chroma providing several VFX shots for the show.

The Inbestigators comes to ABC Me and Netflix in 2019.

Thursday, April 18, 2019

THE FLIP SIDE (Feature)







Eddie Izzard stars alongside local talent Emily Taheny, Luke McKenzie and Tina Bursill in The Flip Side, directed by Marion Pilowsky.

The film follows Henry (Izzard) as he returns to Adelaide to rekindle an old romance, but as always it's complicated. Chroma provided a wide range of VFX for the feature, from location augmentation to production design enhancement.

The Flip Side comes to Australian cinemas in August 2019.

Friday, June 15, 2018

UNDERTOW (Feature)







Miranda Nation's debut feature Undertow stars Laura Gordon (Saw V), Olivia DeJonge (Better Watch Out) and Rob Collins (Glitch).

Undertow is a confronting look at obsession and loss as a photo-journalist struggles with miscarriage coupled with the suspicion of her husbands affair, growing into a dangerous infatuation to find out more about his mistress and her own inner darkness.

Chroma provided VFX for the feature from surreal visuals to numerous production and location enhancements.

Undertow premiered at MIFF 2018.