NewsLaurent Treherne, Martin Poultney, Rob Farris Join Goldcrest Post. Lee Clappison Announced As Seniour Colourist.

Laurent Treherne, Martin Poultney, Rob Farris Join Goldcrest Post. Lee Clappison Announced As Seniour Colourist.

Tuesday, 8th April 2014

London, UK – (02.04.2014) Goldcrest Post (Goldcrest) has underlined its commitment to entering the globally renowned UK Picture Post arena with the appointment of Laurent Treherne as Chief Technology Director, Martin Poultney as Commercial Director and Rob Farris as Head of Production. The announcement was made today by Patrick Malone, Managing Director of Goldcrest Post.

All three arrive from Company 3, a subsidiary of Deluxe Entertainment Services and a pioneering provider of post production services to all the major studios, where Treherne was in charge of designing and maintaining dailies and DI workflows and had responsibility for all matters relating to colour and image science. Farris was responsible for supervising the Digital Intermediate processes of some of the largest theatrical feature films posting in London, and Poultney, a veteran of the UK film industry with over 30 years experience in distribution and post production, was head of feature film sales.

Patrick Malone said “I am delighted to announce the arrival of these highly experienced people. They are all well respected within the industry and represent the latest components of what will soon become the best theatrical post team in Europe”.

Further bolstering their picture department is Lee Clappison, who joined last year as a senior colourist.  Previously at LipSync, Clappison has graded Oscar and BAFTA nominated films including My Week with Marilyn for Simon Curtis and Shame for Steve McQueen.

Moira Brophy moves up from Head of Production to General Manager with immediate effect.

Goldcrest Films is fully financing and distributing The Autopsy of Jane Doe, set to star Martin Sheen, this is acclaimed director Andre Ovredal’s hotly anticipated English Language follow up to his international hit Troll Hunter. They also recently announced financing and distribution of Brooklyn Bridge starring Daniel Radcliffe.



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About Goldcrest

Goldcrest is a vertically integrated entertainment company.

From offices in New York and London Goldcrest offers a unique integrated solution for producers of filmed entertainment globally. Highly skilled talent, expertise and experience underpin the company’s activities in three distinct operational areas:

  • Goldcrest Films oversees the distribution and marketing of films produced by Goldcrest and third-party acquisitions in addition to monetising Goldcrest’s celebrated library of over 100 titles and recently announced they will be financing and distributing Brooklyn Bridge to which Daniel Radcliffe is attached to star, starting at the forthcoming European Film Market in Berlin.
  • Goldcrest Post is a market leading supplier of Academy Award and BAFTA winning post- production services.
  • Goldcrest Finance raises funds and structures transactions in the media sector and has funded films ranging in budget from $3 million to $98 million, of which four have opened at number 1 at the US box office.

Goldcrest’s extensive list of credits includes Academy Award winners The Iron Lady, Les Misérables and Skyfall together with One Direction: This is Us, Twilight and Harry Potter.