A Matter of Life and Death

Entered into Best Restoration and Preservation Project or Title by Park Circus

This project started early 2016 and completed just before restoration premiere at BFI LFF 2017. The film was restored in 4K by Sony Pictures. Inspection, physical damage repair & wetgate 4K scanning of original 35mm three-strip Technicolor negatives was at Cineric NYC. Audio restoration by Deluxe Audio Services Hollywood. 4K files were moved to Deluxe Culver City, where we completed picture conforming, DCP creation, image restoration and e color grading, plus DPX data archive of scans. Files sent to L’Immagine Ritrovato where most image restoration happened, alongside removing dirt, scratches & repairing torn frames. Additional image restoration at MTI Film.

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