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"The varying emotion is essential to complete us as special human beings,

and we are here to feel and relive it with moving pictures"

Name, Title

About Me

Colourist. Camera Operator. Video Artist. 
Anson is a college graduate in Communications from The Chinese University of Hong Kong in 2019, and is keen to explore and visualise different emotions in the art of moving pictures. He believes that emotion is the essence of how human beings experience and make sense of our lives. Anson genuinely sees the powerfulness of video to help audiences reminisce about their past and relive different moments, which is the core of his works.


Currently based in London, Anson has extensive production experience in Hong Kong and the United States, ranging from filming narratives, documentaries and online content to colouring. He has been working as a freelance colourist and camera operator for creative inspiration. His first short and graduation film 'Roundabout' was selected as Honorary Mention in the Sundance Film Festival 2019 Hong Kong, and 'A Road to A Village', his first feature-film colouring work, was selected in both Toronto and Busan International Film Festivals in 2023, a huge international recognition of the work.

 
Anson Cheng Visuals (ACV) was established in 2020 for the creative mission, as well as the website to share his works and related stories. He is currently looking for creative collaborations to enrich his experience. Check out the blog posts to learn creative stories behind the projects, or email for details or project collaborations.

Résumé is available upon request.


 
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FILM

Awards

Awards & Recognitions

'A Road to A Village' (2023) | 106'

Colourist, Online & Finishing Editor

Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) 2023

Official Selection | Centrepiece programme

Busan International Film Festival (BIFF) 2023

Official Selection | A Window on Asian Cinema

'Roundabout' (2019) | 13'

Director, Director of Photography (DP), Colourist

Sundance Film Festival 2019 Hong Kong

Official Selection | Honorary Mention

'Sketches' (2018) | 19'

Director of Photography (DP)

London International Motion Picture Awards 2019

Official Selection | Finalist

London Independent Film Awards 2019

Official Selection | Semi-Finalist

 

London City Film Awards 2018

Shortlisted Video
 

Calcutta International Cult Film Festival 2018

LGBT Video

Outstanding Achievement Award (Short film category)

Outstanding Achievement Award (LGBT film category)

Romania Short To The Point 2018

Narrative Selection

Experience

Professional. Academic.

Work

2023 Mar-Jul

Central, Hong Kong

Image editor · Christie's (Wellcom London)

Colour-matched and retouched spring auction lot images with global specialists in on-site and remote live editing sessions.

#ProductRetouch #AdobePhotoshop #ClientCommunication

2022 Jan-2023 Mar

Hong Kong

Camera operator & Colourist · Votion Studios

Set up Resolve 4K colour suite and colour management workflow for 25+ xR project shooting and grading, and created camera LUTs for xR colour calibration.

#VirtualProduction #LEDVolumeFilming #ColourManagement 

2019 Jun-Nov

New York City, U.S.

Colour intern · Edisen NYC

Conformed and ColorTraced 50+ client-supervised jobs, additionally prepared colour suites, organised media inventories and reviewed deliverables.

#PostProductionHouse #ColourAssist #ColourWorkflow

2018 Jun-Aug

Texas, U.S.

Production & Post-production intern · Fiege Films

Camera-assisted two long-form documentaries in Texas & Louisiana, transcoded dailies and coloured documentary trailer.

#CameraAssist #SoundRecording #OfflineEditing

Education

2023 Sep

ACES Broadcast TV Traning · NFTS UK

Implementing colour management in high-end broadcast and motion picture production.

2014-2019

Communication (Creative Media) & BBA ·

The Chinese University of Hong Kong

First-class Honours

2017 Aug-Dec

Cinematography & Post-production ·

The University of Texas at Austin

GPA 4.0 (University Honors)

2015 Jun-Jul

International Journalism & Media Studies ·

The London School of Economics and Political Studies

Professional certificates

2021 Jul

Advanced colour-grading · Resolve 17

by Blackmagic Design

2019 Oct

Certified end-user · Resolve 15

by Blackmagic Design

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