JONAS AKERLUND Teams Up With HBO To Bring You Beyoncé and Jay Z’s “On The Run” Special // Live–Colourgrading by PANA ARGUETA for nhb studios Berlin
This is going to be a night to remember:
The most talked about event of the summer turns into the most talked about music program of the year. Beyoncé and Jay Z’s “On The Run” tour makes its debut on HBO on September 20th and will then be broadcasted worldwide. More than 40 songs will be presented, as director Jonas Åkerlund films the Paris’ Stade de France shows on September 12 and 13.
Working next to Åkerlund, starting the Colour Grading live on location, will be senior colourist Pana Argueta for nhb studios Berlin. Onset Colour Grading is an exciting challenge for the team and a one-of-a-kind job: The creative process has already started at nhb studios Berlin where the looks of each song are being developed.
As Pana Argueta and Jonas Åkerlund are a very well attuned team and have worked together on many music projects, like the lauded “Live Kisses” documentary for Paul McCartney, „Doom and Gloom“ by the Rolling Stones and also recent Beyoncé and Coldplay music videos, they are looking forward to a great experience: „It’s always been a big honour, fun and creative input to have worked with Jonas on such amazing projects. This time, the OTR Paris Show represents a huge challenge but also is a great experience as we are going to be part of a team of professionals from more than 5 countries, working all together intensively during 7 days,” says Pana. Or as Jonas puts it: "This will be a huge kick of adrenaline, for sure".
When tasked with trying to find the right person to capture two of the world’s top musicians on the tour of a lifetime, Jonas Åkerlund was the natural choice. After all, Jonas is among the most sought after music directors of today, he is Madonna’s go-to for concert documentaries. Take that and add the world’s top Mr. and Mrs, a steamy performance with mindblowing visuals and colours - and there’s bound to be magic. We can’t wait to see it on German screens...
nhb: editing (freelance), compositing (freelance), motion graphics, colourgrading, sounddesign, soundmix
senior producer at nhb: Oliver Studt
editing: Arthur Jagodda
compositing: Christian Schrills
motion graphics: Lisa Scheumer
colourgrading: Pana Argueta
sounddesign, mix: Stefan Lügger, Johannes Roeske, Markus Roseneck
agentur: Grabarz und Partner
filmproduktion: Tony Petersen Film
regie: Thomas Garber