Digital imaging technician

Chris M. Bolton

Sonic The Hedgehog

Excited to share the trailer for Sonic The Hedgehog based on the video game by SEGA. Chromatic Pictures and Chris Bolton collaborated on 2nd Unit and Action Units to provide Digital Imaging services for this movie.

He's a whole new speed of hero. Watch the new trailer for Sonic The Hedgehog, in theatres this November. #SonicMovie SONIC THE HEDGEHOG is a live-action adventure comedy based on the global blockbuster videogame franchise from Sega that centers on the infamously brash bright blue hedgehog.



Feature, Episodic TV, Commercials 

Chris Bolton provides Digital Imaging Technician consulting and services to the motion picture industry for over 18 years. Located in Vancouver, BC, Canada and is available for abroad productions worldwide. He is a holder of a Canadian and British passport so can operate easily in several countries.

PRACTICAL expertise: 

  • Pre-Production, to post work flow design

  • Digital Cinema best practices consulting

  • Live and near set Grading

  • Exposure monitoring utilizing technical scopes and calibrated monitors

  • Monitor Calibration in REC709,REC2020

  • Data Management and confidence archiving

  • Storage Consultation

  • Set signal flow and distribution

  • Commercial Dallies with deep colour grading experience

  • Red Digital Cinema camera systems (Epic Dragon,Weapon Helium, Monstro)

  • Arri camera systems (Alexa 65, Alexa LT, Alexa SXT/XT, Alexa Mini)

  • Codex SXR/XR Media, Vault XL platform and workflows

  • Sony camera systems (Venice, F65, F55)

  • Vision Research Phantom Flex 4K/2K

  • Assimilate Scratch Dallies + Finishing

  • DaVinci Resolve Finishing


  • Studio 4 camera Live grading and post end grading cart with onboard data management.

  • Location 4 camera Live Grade cart for more adventurous locations.

  • COMING SOON: “Remote location 4 camera Live Grade cart for hard to reach locations”

  • FSI BOX-IO or Teradek Colr equipped

  • Remote camera wireless networking for camera control and onboard grading

  • Multi camera fibre options for stage to stage video communications

  • FSI and Sony calibrated OLED reference monitors

  • Commercial Dallies mobile Van with complete grading and data management cart









Feature Clients