Louis Theroux’s Returns To The Hugely Controversial – Westboro Baptist Church

By July 12, 2019 No Comments

Thirteen years after his first encounter Louis Theroux heads back to the Westboro Baptist Church, one of America’s most notorious hate groups, infamous for their hate speech against LGBTQ+ people, Muslims, Jews, and more. Louis investigates how the group are coping since death of church founder – Fred Phelps, in 2014 & how the churches newest members are integrating.

ENVY Colourist Andrew Cloke said: “For this project I used an Academy Colour Encoding System (ACES) colour space for majority of the workflow.
The documentary uses newly shot footage integrated with archive to build a complete and comprehensive picture of Louis’s visits and the Westboro Baptist Church. The objective was to create a filmic look and to maintain a consistent thread throughout; it was important for us to maintain the integrity of the archive footage while inter-cutting it seamlessly with the new film. To achieve this I built a custom LUT to restrict the colour palette, enabling me to ensure a consistent and congruent grade throughout while preventing over stylisation.”

Watch Louis Theroux – Surviving America’s Most Hated Family:  Sunday 14th July at 9pm on BBC TWO.

Dubbing Mixer: Bob Jackson
Colourist: Andrew Cloke
Online Editor: Barrie Pease
Post Producers: Clea Singh & Sarah Yeboah 

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