Dec 032014
 


REFINERY WORKS ON TWO PROMAX WINNERS
Congratulations to Lucky Bean Media and Quizzical Pictures on their Silver award at PromaxBDA for Best Reality Promo for season three of MasterChef.

It has been a great collaboration with the Lucky Bean Media and Quizzical team – Jade, Chris, Donald, Carmel, Candice, Taryn, and Wanda.

Refinery’s team completed the promos under the direction of creative director Eugen Olsen, with colouring by Terry Simpson and motion graphics and compositing by Ray Brown, Wynand de Wet and Eugen. Post-producer Ancilla Berry kept the project on track. To date, we have completed 37 promos.


Congrats also to Peter Cornell for his work on the soundtrack for Spitfire FilmsWalking Dead promo, which won a Silver in the Best Television Image Promo category.

Jul 292014
 

Snap Studio at Refinery :: Johannesburg photographic studio

REFINERY LAUNCHES SNAP STUDIO

Refinery is proud to introduce Snap Studio, a 35.8m² studio with an infinity curve and options for white, black or green screen, within a larger 80m² space. Based at Refinery, the studio is ideal for photographic stills, interviews, talking heads, corporate videos and pack-shot shoots. It’s a blank canvas to accommodate whatever you need.

We offer the studio as a dry hire and also provide management of all shoot media/dailies, as well as access to Refinery’s creative and production services.

The studio’s features include:
• Roof height: 3.162m
• Grid height: 2.67m
• Power: 32 A C-form connector with break-out box, 4 x 15 A and 4 x 16 A caravan plugs
• Make up and dressing room areas are available
• Client entertainment area on balcony
• Access to catering
• Secure parking on-site

Please give us a call on +27 11 799 7800 for a tour of the studio or to book the space.

Apr 212014
 


iNUMBER NUMBER REMADE BY UNIVERSAL?
Refinery handled the post-production on iNumber Number, Donovan Marsh’s action-packed heist film which opens in South African cinemas on 25 April 2014.

Starring Sdumo Mtshali and Presley Chweneyagae, iNumber Number premiered to rave reviews at Toronto International Film Festival, where Universal Pictures optioned the remake rights.

Refinery handled the online and deliveries, as well as the grade by Terry Simpson and VFX by Petra Damross.

iNumber Number was produced by Quizzical Pictures, shot by DOP Tom Marais and edited by Donovan Marsh.