The Magic Of Craft

Making the Grade: Toby Tomkins

Toby is CHEAT’s founder and a senior colourist. 

Over a decade of experience has earned him high-profile commercial clients and notable film credits as well as a significant role in award-winning TV shows like the hugely successful BAFTA winning, Emmy nominated Netflix/Channel 4 series ‘The End of the F***ing World’, and 2020 Netflix US Original series ‘I Am Not Okay With This’. 

Toby has recently rebranded the studio to outwardly reflect their commitments, values and aspirations. CHEAT is a post production studio run by creators for creators. They use the magic of craft to create exceptional, award-winning work that feels real and connects with audiences in radical new ways, while supporting their team, clients, community and the planet.

In MAKING THE GRADE he discusses how he started out, film vs. digital, and the difference between a good grade and a great grade.

“For me it’s all about story and emotion within the context of the material. The more I can find out about what we are trying to achieve with story and emotion, be that from a treatment or a conversation with the creatives, the more I can add to the project. It’s all in service of the work.”

Read it HERE.

See Toby’s work HERE.

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