Thursday, June 29, 2017

SUNSHINE (Series)







Starring a diverse cast including Anthony LaPaglia, Wally Elnour and Kim Gyngell, this confronting story, set in the titular suburb of Sunshine, follows South Sudanese Pro basketball hopefull Jacob as he gets swept up in a police investigation.

Chroma provided all visual effects for the drama with many production enhancements and location augments throughout the four part series.

Sunshine is produced by Essential Media, directed by Daina Reid and heads to SBS later this year.


Sunday, June 25, 2017

DEADLOCK (Series)



Everycloud productions latest drama, Deadlock has just completed post production.

This 5x12 short-form youth oriented series was written and directed by Bille Pfeiffer and produced by Belinda Mravavic. The limits of friends and family are tested when a mysterious car crash unearths a darker side to a seemingly idyllic community.

Chroma produced over 100 shots for the 5 part series in addition to opening titles and investment support.

Look out for Deadlock in 2018.

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

FINAL BLAKE TELEMOVIE FOR ABC (Telemovie)







You can't keep a good show down with The Doctor Blake Mysteries returning for a swansong telemovie on ABC in 2017. All the familiar faces are back too but with new surroundings as Lucien heads to Melbourne.

The team at Chroma returned to join the long running Blake family with a huge range of production, location and stunt enhancements. And this final chapter in the ABC series didn't disappoint, becoming the most watched drama in 2017 with over a million viewers - especially great news for the Seven network who have recently commissioned several new telemovies for 2018.

Sunday, June 18, 2017

SISTERS (Series)







We have just put the finishing touches on EndemolShine's latest series, Sisters.

With a huge cast and direction from Emma Freeman, Corrie Chen and Shannon Murphy, this feel-good family drama follows Julia Belchly as she deals with the revelation of her fathers bizarre death bed confession.

Chroma produced over 200 shots for the 7-part series, which comes to Network 10 in 2017.

Wednesday, June 14, 2017

ODDLANDS (Short)







With it's post apocalyptic setting, unique characters and dystopian style, Oddlands is certainly not your average production. Matchbox and the Back2Back theatre company, together with director Bruce Gladwin created the short which went on to premiere at the Adelaide Film Festival in 2017.

Chroma provided a hundreds of visual effects for the film including production design support, location and stunt enhancement, digital animations and technical fixes throughout.

Monday, June 12, 2017

GET KRACKIN (Series)







The Kate's return once more to take down another classic Australian TV trope, the cheezy morning show format, in the form of ABC's Get Krackin!

Produced by Guesswork Television, the 8-part series rips the morning show format a new one, with all of the salty language, razor sharp wit and fourth wall breaking fun from the same team that brought you The Katering Show.

Chroma got sucked in too, tricked into providing a range of visual gags and digital tweaks throughout the series with some of the most bizarre requests we've ever seen. And the shows authentic interlaced video style required our team to produce all the digital trickery in the 50i format. Technical!

Set your alarm early and start your day with Get Krack!n on the ABC this August.

Sunday, June 11, 2017

ROSEHAVEN (Series)







Popular Tassie-based sitcom, Rosehaven returns for a second series in 2017.

Chroma produced several VFX shots for the series including landscape augmentations, production design enhancements and technical fixes.

Rosehaven comes to ABC in 2017.

Saturday, June 10, 2017

OLIVIA NEWTON-JOHN (MiniSeries)







Another Australian music icon has had their story brought to life in 'Olivia Newton-John' from Fremantle Media, starring Delta Goodrem, directed by Shawn Seet (Peter Allen / The Code) and produced by Margot McDonald (Dead Gorgeous / Mystery of a Hansom Cab)

Following on from the success of similar bio-dramas such as INXS, Molly and most recently Peter Allen, 'Olivia Newton-John: Hopelessly devoted to you' chronicles her rise through the 60's and 70's from her early beginnings in Australia and the UK, to her 1980's breakthrough into the US with Grease, Xanadu and more.

Chroma have produced a huge range of VFX for the two part series, providing production design solutions across the many locations and eras and including complex archival integration, CG set extension, extras duplication, technical correction, motion graphics, opening titles and much more.

'Olivia Newton-John: Hopelessly Devoted To You' comes to the Seven Network this year.

Friday, June 2, 2017

WATER (Short)







Chroma have completed work on a fascinating new short from Director John Harvey.

'Water' is set in a sparse post-apocalyptic landscape where we follow pregnant traveller, Layla as she wanders a bleak wasteland in search of water, only to find she's not alone. The 16 minute film features a wide variety of visual effects and CG integration to tell it's simple but powerful tale. The team at Chroma provided VFX and broadcast design for the project.

Keep a look out for WATER at festivals this year.