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Élodie Ichter joins Light Iron as senior colourist

May 7, 2024

Light Iron, the post-production creative-services division of Panavision, is excited to announce that Élodie Ichter has joined the company’s artist roster as a senior colourist. Ichter will work out of Light Iron’s New York facility, leveraging the company’s industry-leading remote capabilities to collaborate seamlessly with clients worldwide.  

Ichter brings a wealth of experience collaborating with renowned filmmakers on iconic projects. Her recent work includes the FX miniseries Shōgun and the Ben Affleck-directed feature Air. Her credits also include the American Society of Cinematographers Spotlight Award-nominated feature God’s Country, shot by Andrew Wheeler; Venom: Let There Be Carnage, with cinematographer Robert Richardson, ASC; the Best Picture Oscar-winning feature Nomadland, directed by Chloé Zhao and shot by Joshua James Richards; Marshall, with cinematographer Newton Thomas Sigel ASC; director Bong Joon Ho’s Okja, shot by Darius Khondji ASC AFC; and director Justin Simien’s Sundance Special Jury Prize-winning feature Dear White People, shot by Topher Osborn. Earlier in her career, as an associate colorist, she also lent her talents to such high-profile projects as The Irishman, Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood, The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1 and Part 2, The Maze Runner, Maleficent and The Wolf Of Wall Street. 

Ichter comes to Light Iron from post facility The Mill. She began her career in France at Éclair, then went on to work at Deluxe in London and Efilm in Los Angeles before spending time at Harbor and Picture Shop. In all her work, she combines an artist’s eye with a passion for creative collaboration and a deep technical understanding of post-production workflows. 

“It’s extremely exciting to join Light Iron,” said Ichter. “This company is at the heart of post production for series and features, with the knowledge and ability to support filmmakers from production through post. That’s the most exciting part of the job for me — being able to create a LUT for the cinematographer before shooting begins, being part of the filmmakers’ visual creative process throughout production, and elevating the look with our final touches in the colour suite. Light Iron’s connection with Panavision adds to those opportunities, streamlining workflows and communication and allowing projects to be delivered even more efficiently.” 

Ichter joins Light Iron’s celebrated roster of artists, which also includes supervising colorists Ian Vertovec and Corinne Bogdanowicz, senior colourists Charles Bunnag, Katie Jordan and Ethan Schwartz, and colorists Pat Fitzgerald and Keith Jenson. From its locations across North America, Light Iron’s full suite of creative services also includes VFX, dailies, offline editorial rentals, mastering and archive. 

“We are thrilled to welcome Élodie to the Light Iron family,” said Seth Hallen, managing director at Light Iron. “Her expertise and the outstanding artistry she’s contributed to movies and episodic series aligns seamlessly with Light Iron’s dedication to excellence, innovation and creativity. Our whole team is excited to collaborate with her to continue pushing the boundaries of creativity and helping our clients elevate their projects to even greater heights.”  

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