When I was trying to put together some speedy articles covering yesterday’s big news, I talked to a BUNCH of people, hoping to find a clue. I had great conversations along the way, both for news (thanks, Bob Zelin!) and context (thanks, Joseph Owens!).
I also spoke to Ron Anderson, who told us about his 20+ years as a da Vinci customer, including working as one of the company’s early demo artists and setting up rooms for a number of facilities. Along the way, he has become fully bi-lingual in the current versions of both da Vinci’s products and Apple Color.
Here are some additional details:
Ron started in the film business in 1974 working his way up through Allied Film Laboratory in Detroit, as a film animation-stand operator, film timer, and Telecine colorist. He then worked for CBS/Fox transferring many feature films for the home video market, including the James Bond films The Spy Who Loved Me, and The Man With The Golden Gun.
He has worked as senior colorist, and supervisor of the film department for Grace & Wild Studios in Detroit, and senior colorist for Editel in Chicago where his commercial clients included GM, Ford, McDonalds, AT&T, Sears, Marlboro and others. Ron has worked as a national consultant for both Philips Quadra and DaVinci Systems and premiered the first Spirit Datacine in Los Angeles.
In 1995 Ron joined CineFilm where he helped design, build, and manage two fully digital Telecine suites. In 2009, with the launching of his own business, COLORAMA, Ron continues to expand his artistry, working with 4K imagery using Apple COLOR, in a professionally designed studio.
His personal interests include jazz (he played saxophone and flute professionally in Detroit), sailing, cooking, and entertaining with his wife, Marilyn, of 35 years.
We’re delighted that he’ll be working with us, and look forward to lots of good things ahead.
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Congratulations Ron! I’ve known Ron for many years and he’s one of the nicest guys in the business and one heck of a colorist.
Walter Biscardi, Jr.
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