Senior Colorist Andy Lichtstein began his career backstage working for Mr. Rogers Neighborhood, WQED/Pittsburgh, and The National Geographic Specials. Since then he has developed a loyal following within the postproduction community for his talents as Digital Colorist for motion pictures, television, and commercials.
Twenty eight year veteran in post production, Andy has worked with directors Jim Jarmush, James Foley, Nicolas Roeg, Bernard Shakey, and Paul Crowder. He’s collaborated with Stacy Peralta on documentaries Dogtown and Zboys, Riding Giants, Made in America: Crips and Bloods, and Bones Brigade: An Autobiography. For Universal/Exclusive Media/Spitfire Films he completed the critically acclaimed Amazing Journey: The Story of the Who.
Continuing his passion and a commitment to documentary and independent film, Andy recently completed the Sundance 2013 Special Jury Award winning documentary Inequality for All, with former labor Secretary Robert Reich. Also coming in 2014, 1, a documentary for Paul Crowder about the golden era of Grand Prix Racing.
Andy is proud to have been a part of Jennifer Yu’s Last Call at the Oasis, Beauty/Culture for Lauren Greenberg, and the Annenberg Center, When Strangers Click, for Director Robbie Kenner and HBO as well as Bobcat Goldthwait for Sleeping Dogs Lie, and Mitch Ablom’s, The Five People You Meet in Heaven. Also, Lost in Woonsocket, which has become a beacon of inspiration for those living within the AA community nationwide.
Additional television credits include critically acclaimed Party Down for StarzTV, The Amazing Race, Pair of Kings, Top Gear, Wilfred, The Path to 9/11, The Larry Sanders Show, The Bernie Mac Show, MasterChef, and The 25th Anniversary Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Concert. Also, multiple seasons of That 70’s Show, Everybody Loves Raymond, Ellen, 8 Simple Rules, Girlfriends, Moesha, Grounded for Life, and The Game.
Over the years, Andy has also had the pleasure of re-mastering several programs of historical record including Neil Young’s Rust Never Sleeps, Human Highway, and Journey Through the Past. Also, Elvis: Aloha from Hawaii (1973), the complete catalog of Allan Funt’s Candid Camera (1960-1974), and 300 hours of the Billy Graham Crusade.
Commercial credits include spots for Toyota Motorsports, Microsoft, Royal Caribbean, Unilever, VANS, and St Jude Children’s Hospital.
Andy is a graduate of The University of Pittsburgh and lives in Los Angeles with his wife Kari and daughter Talia.
Theatrical and Television Films