- Tuesday, Jun. 25, 2019
- LOS ANGELES
Dimitri Zola has been promoted from color assistant to colorist at MPC LA, bolstering its color team which includes U.S. creative director of color Mark Gethin, sr. colorist Ricky Gausis and colorist Kristopher Smale.
Zola has been in the industry for over a decade, starting out as a runner and then joining MPC as a color assistant in 2014. Since then, he has quickly become a sought-after colorist, working with acclaimed directors such as Nadia Lee Cohen and global brands including NBA, Beats by Dre, Banana Republic and FIFA. Zola’s work includes the “Yo! My Saint” campaign film for Kenzo and Kali Uchis’ music video “After the Storm,” which became a Vimeo staff pick.
The MPC color team in Los Angeles has turned out such recent notable work as episodics Atlanta directed by Hiro Murai (colorist Gausis) and Black Monday (Gausis), exclusive beauty work such as Vanity Fair’s 25th Hollywood issue directed by Emmanuel “Chivo” Lubezki (Gethin) and music videos such as Leon Bridges’ “Bet Ain’t Worth The Hand” which was shortlisted as the UK MVAs for Best Color Grading (Gausis), Childish Gambino’s “This is America” directed by Murai (Gausis) and Janelle Monae’s highly praised and culturally significant music video motion picture Dirty Computer (Smale).