Senior Colorist

Bob Festa

Instagram: @bob.festa

Based at Company 3 Hollywood. Available virtually through any Company 3 Virtual Outpost.

Highly accomplished and influential, Company 3 (formerly known as Encore) Senior Colorist Bob Festa’s robust project portfolio spans episodic television, feature films, music videos and commercials. His credits include more than 20,000 spots for brands including Coke, Levi’s, American Express, McDonalds, and IBM, and he has collaborated with many legendary directors and cinematographers throughout a storied career.

Beyond his project experience, Festa pioneered a collaborative workflow that keeps creatives involved in the color process, while honoring the many viewpoints held in a session by combining classic darkroom techniques, such as “dodging” and “burning” with contemporary display technology. Throughout his career, he has helped to develop many of the color tools in use today and mentored over a dozen young artists. A southern California native, Festa holds both a master’s and a bachelor’s degree in Television and Cinematography from Pepperdine University in Malibu, and is a leading member of Colorist Society International, CSI.