’s picture division, announced that renowned artist Natasha Leonnet has joined its talent roster as a senior colorist. Leonnet, who earned an HPA Award for her contribution to “Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse,” brings over 20 years of finishing experience on award-winning features and episodics.
“We are thrilled to welcome Natasha to the Picture Shop family,” says Picture Shop President Cara Sheppard. “She is a powerful addition to our exceptional team of artists. Bringing Natasha onboard further bolsters our commitment to offering filmmakers a roster of world class creative talent.”
Leonnet most recently collaborated with Polly Morgan, ASC BSC on Columbia Pictures’ acclaimed feature “Where the Crawdad’s Sing” and with cinematographer John Guleserian on Universal Pictures’ “Cocaine Bear” and on Apple TV’s “Platonic.” Last year, her work could also be seen in Disney’s “Hocus Pocus 2” (DP Elliot Davis), Universal Pictures’ “Bros” (DP Brandon Trost), and Bleecker Street Media’s “Breaking” (DP Doug Emmett).
In addition to her HPA Award win, Leonnet has received HPA Outstanding Color Grading nominations for her work on “Billie Eilish: Happier than Ever” (2022), “Candyman” (2021), “Mulan” (2020), “First Man” (2018), “Hidden Figures” (2016), “Whiplash” (2014), “Labor Day” (2013), “Love & Other Drugs” (2010), “Get Low” (2009), and “Defiance” (2009).
She has compiled over 100 credits which include such notable titles as “Black Bird,” “La La Land,” “Sin City,” “Juno,” “Blood Diamond,” “Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou,” “Up in the Air,” “Star Wars: Episode II,” and the remaster of George Lucas’ “THX 1138,” among others.
“I’m excited to be joining the talented group at Picture Shop,” says Leonnet. “I love being part of the storytelling community and look forward to collaborating with the global Picture Shop team to support filmmakers in pursuit of their vision.”
Leonnet fell in love with filmmaking at early age and pursued her passion at Brown University where she earned a BA in Media/Culture. She got her start in Germany on commercials and music videos, then worked on features in Denmark, after which she was ILM’s first digital intermediate colorist. Most recently, she was a supervising colorist at Company 3.
Leonnet will be based out of Picture Shop’s Sunset facility in Los Angeles and available via the company’s global network. Additionally, a custom grading environment is being built for Leonnet, equipped with Resolve, in Picture Shop’s Seward facility, also located in Los Angeles.
Picture Shop’s global locations include Los Angeles, New York, and Atlanta in the U.S.; Toronto and Vancouver in Canada; and London, Manchester, Bristol, and Wales in the U.K. Picture Shop also has dailies outposts in U.S. production hubs, including Austin, Atlanta, New Orleans, and Albuquerque.