Johnathan Mann (JM)
Restoration (Pinewood Studios)
Interviewers: Joe Naud (JN)
00:00:00 – 00:10:42 JM discusses his previous roles; neg-cutter at Mike Frasier’s; started as a runner, moved to sound syncing; freelanced for Technicolor, sound-syncing and video work; moved into video mastering and creating some of the original HD files from the studios; then moved into restoration using DaVinci; moved back to the labs working on digital-negatives; then moved on to restoration at Pinewood Studios; JM briefly explains digital scanning; JM talks about Skillset training; as a runner JM had was given an insight to the various departments which was beneficial later in his career.
00:10:42 – 00:17:33 JM worked on a number of large Digital Intermediate productions at Technicolor alongside a number of colourists from within the industry; JM talks about the commitment needed when working in the industry.