Kali Bateman and Emily Reid: A Partnership in Colour – The Color Timer Podcast

September 16, 2023

Discover Senior Colorist Kali Bateman's dynamic partnership with her former Assistant, Emily Reid, on this The Color Timer Podcast episode.


The relationship between Colorist and Color Assist and their new venture, ‘ The Colour Suite’.

I worked with Kali Bateman many years ago in Australia, and I jumped at the opportunity to speak with both her and Emily about the relationship between the Colorist and Color Assistant, as well as their new venture The Colour Suite. (Yes, that’s how Color is spelled in other parts of the world!)

“I get upset when I see Color Assists go in and do a conform, and then get ushered away as soon as the action starts.”

Kali Bateman, CSI

logo for The Colour Suite, a rainbow themed eyeball

Kali Bateman is a Senior Colorist for film and television and has been involved with many amazing projects, including Venom: Let There Be Carnage, Jungle Cruise, Ghostbusters: Afterlife, Wonder Woman: 1984, and Baz Luhrman’s masterpiece Elvis.

Emily Reid began her career as a camera assistant and freelance cinematographer. She crossed over into post-production as an assistant colorist. Under Kali’s supervision, Emily has led numerous grading projects.

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Editor: Arthur Ditner
Executive Producer: Mixing Light
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