Kris Santa Cruz

Kris Santa Cruz

 Kris Santa Cruz has over 23 years experience in Post Production. Kris started his career has a colorist at Point.360 focusing on feature film mastering.  Eager to   expand his knowledge, Kris joined the Post Logic team for 8 years and colored several scripted series and documentary films.  Wanting to diversify even more, Kris spent 2 years at Efilm coloring theatrical feature films working with studios and independent filmmakers.  His vast experience with Digital Intermediate, Scripted and Reality Television, as well as Documentaries, allows him to bring valuable knowledge and experience to any project.

Over the years, Kris has colored with Pandora, DaVinci and Filmlight.  Kris’ approach to finishing is quintessentially ,“Do whatever it takes to get it done!”.  He possesses the ability to adjust to the rapid changes of the finishing process. Keenly aware that no two shows are alike, he takes an active roll with the client to either create, or tweak an existing workflow with the goal of maximizing productivity. In 2010, Kris found his home at Chainsaw. He enjoys the process of collaborating closely with D.P.’s and Directors to understand their vision, his primary goal is always to create and complete this vision

Credit Highlights: 

Television Series and Specials

  • Finding Carter – MTV
  • Eye Candy – MTV
  • Man In High Castle – Amazon Pilot
  • Scream – Weinstein Pilot
  • Teen Wolf – Jeff Davis, Jonathan Hall
  • The Real Husbands of Hollywood  – Bill Sheehy, Ralph Farquhar, Stan Lathan
  • The Biggest Loser – NBC
  • Shark Tank – ABC
  • After Lately – Jay Karas, Johnny Milord, Brian Burgoyne
  • Alaska: The Last Frontier – Brian Mandle, Grant Kahler
  • Ready for Love – NBC
  • Love In The Wild – NBC
  • Sarah Palin’s Alaska – TLC
  • Starting Strong – US Army
  • Aquabats – Christian Jacobs, Jason deVillers
  • Yo Gabba Gabba – Christian Jacobs, Scott Schultz
  • Studio DC: Almost Live – Muppets Studio
  • La La Land – Misha Manson-Smith
  • Numbnuts – MTV
  • Greatest American Dog – CBS
  • Flipping Out – Bravo
  • Beyond the Bull – Travel
  • Ace of Cakes – Food Network
  • Destination USA – Travel
  • My First Home – TLC
  • Vacation Home Search – Discovery
  • Conquest – Fox Sports

Theatrical Mastering

  • Killing them Softly – Andrew Dominik
  • Ruby Sparks – Mathew Libatique, Valerie Faris, Jonathan Dayton
  • End of Watch – Open Road Films / Exclusive Media
  • The Vow – Michael Sucsy
  • Arbitrage – Nicholas Jarecki
  • Horrible Bosses – Seth Gordon, David Hennings
  • Gus – Jessie McCormack
  • Larry Crowne – Universal Pictures
  • Abduction – Peter Menzies Jr.
  • Casa Di Mi Padre – Matt Piedmont, Ramsey Nickell
  • Our Wild Hearts – Rick Schroder, Steve Grainer
  • What to Expect when you’re Expecting – Kirk Jones, Javier Perez Grobet
  • Gulliver’s Travels – Rob Letterman
  • Virginia – Dustin Lance Black
  • Thin Ice – ATO Pictures
  • Red – Summit Entertainment
  • Machete – Robert Rodriguez
  • Dinner for Schmucks – Jay Roach, Jim Denault
  • The Lost – Chris Siverston, Zoran Popovic
  • Stellina Blue – Jim Timperman
  • Dark Street – Sharon Meir, Rachel Samuels
  • Leaving Barstow – Jayson Crothers

Documentaries

  • Political Animal
  • The Queen of Versailles – Lauren Greenfield
  • Ethel – Rory Kennedy
  • Moguls and Movie Stars – A History of Hollywood – Jon Wilkman
  • The Rescuers – Michael King
  • The September Issue – R.J. Cutler, Bob Richman
  • As Seen Through These Eyes – Hilary Helstein
  • Sold Out: A Threevening with Kevin Smith – The Weinstein Co.
  • American Teen – Nanette Burstein, Leala Kilbourn
  • Shadow Billionaire – Alexis Spraic
Television Films and Specials

  • Blackout – RHI Entertainment
  • Playing Father – Larry Levinson Prod.
  • Love’s Christmas Journey – Larry Levinson Prod.
  • Depth Charge – Spike TV
  • Cupid – Hallmark
  • Sharpshooter – RHI entertainment
  • Taste of Romance – Larry Levinson Prod.
  • Wishing Well – Hallmark
  • My Unique Family – CBS
  • Love Finds a Home – RHI Entertainment
  • Love Takes Wing – Hallmark
  • Crazy for Christmas – Travel
  • Tales from Fat Camp – MTV
  • All I want for Christmas – Hallmark
  • Love’s Unending Legacy – Hallmark
  • Love’s Unfolding Dream – RHI Entertainment
  • McBride – Hallmark
  • Jane Doe – Halmark
  • Final Approach – Hallmark
  • Pandemic – Hallmark

Theatrical Restoration / Remastering

  • Grease , Sing-a-long Version – Paramount
  • Heathers – Lakeshore Entertainment
  • Children of the Corn – Anchor Bay
  • Hondo – Batjac Productions
  • Leave it to Beaver Series – Universal Studios
  • I Dream of Jeannie – Screen Gems
  • Timecop – Largo Entertainment
  • G.I Jane – Largo Entertainment
  • John Carpenters Vampires – Largo Entertainment
  • The Grey Owl – Largo entertainment
  • This World, Then the Fireworks – Largo Entertainment
  • Dr. Giggles – Largo Entertainment
  • Unlawful Entry – Largo Entertainment
  • No Man’s Land – MGM
  • Warm Summer Rain – MGM
  • Shadows and Fog – MGM
  • S.F.W. – MGM
  • Eureka – MGM