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Genius (2016)

Genius was backed by funding from Pinewood Pictures and stars Jude Law, Colin Firth, Nicole Kidman, and Guy Pearce.

The film shot at Shepperton Studios on B Stage and in the Gainsborough Building.

Pinewood Digital supported Ben Davis BSC, with DIT Tom Gough and colourist Adam Inglis, to manage look creation, editorial deliverables, data management through to VFX pulls and conform. The final grade was completed by Adam Inglis at Pinewood Post.

The stirring drama, based on the real-life complex friendship between renowned book editor Maxwell Perkins (Colin Firth) and literary giant Thomas Wolfe (Jude Law), will have its world premiere at the festival and joins the likes of the Coen brother’s Hail Caesar and Jeff Nicholl’s Midnight Special.

Director(s): Michael Grandage

Producer(s): James Bierman, Michael Grandage, John Logan

Cast members: Jude Law, Colin Firth, Nicole Kidman, and Guy Pearce


Studios used: Shepperton Studios

Filming facility: B Stage (SH)

Post production location: Pinewood DigitalFilm PostUK Post Production

Post production facility: Grading Suite 1

Post production service: Digital Dailies & Digital Lab Scan & TelecineDigital Dailies & Digital Lab Scan & TelecineDigital Intermediate, Grading and Colour Correction

Supplementary information

IMDB Link: Genius

Production company: Desert Wolf Productions, Michael Grandage Company, Riverstone Pictures