Apache colors Peace in the Valley before Tribeca

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Our friends at Apache helps bring life to Tyler Riggs’ new wrenching but relatable film, Peace In The Valley, contributing their color and finishing techniques ahead of its world premiere at the 2022 Tribeca Film Festival.

The film highlights the current climate of gun violence in America, following a family’s struggle to make sense of a heartless act of terror in their local supermarket. The father, firefighter and veteran, rushes toward the attacker and dies a hero leaving his wife and son, Jesse to navigate life on their own. Jesse’s budding interest in hunting puts an interesting twist on the film, depicting the challenges our everyday society has with sobering real-world consequences of America’s obsession with firearms.

This isn’t the first time that Apache Colorist Taylor Black and Riggs have worked together — the two established a rapport while working on Riggs’ short Crocodile Smile and his Tribeca debut God’s Waiting Room.

“Working on Peace in the Valley was a fantastic experience,” shares Black. “Tyler is a wonderful storyteller and has a unique perspective that he brings to his work so I was thrilled when he came back with Peace.”

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The film also reunited Black with frequent collaborator Cinematographer Mack Fisher.  This pre-existing relationship made the production and post-production process easier for all involved, with the two working together to create a shooting LUT using test footage.

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“His work always has a natural beauty to it,” comments Black. “Over the course of the last several years I have come to understand his aesthetic and what he strives for. We carried that grade into the final color session and it ended up saving us a ton of time as everyone was really happy where the principal photography sat after wrap.” 

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  • Producer – Andrew Carlberg
  • Producer – Brit Shaw
  • UPM / line producer – Kevin Welch 


Chris Dudley  


Mack Fisher    

Film Editing 

Adam Lemnah            


Kendra Castleberry     

Billy Murphy   

Production Design

Julian Scalia     

Costume Design

Elizabeth Kline Bibal

Makeup Department 

  • Makeup Department Head – Jared Bowen      
  • Key Hair Stylist – Diane Jenkins

Production Management 

Unit Production Manager – Clayton Nix 

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director 

First Assistant Director – Emilio Gonzalez Moreno  

Sound Department 

  • Foley Recordist – Christian Avalos-Munoz     
  • Foley Artist – Vincent Deng
  • Dialogue Editor – Jason Milversted     
  • Sound Editor – Daniel Navajas    
  • Sound Effects Editor – David J. Newman     
  • Adr Recordist / Dialogue Editor / M&E Mixer – Ray Quintana     
  • Sound Editor – Bill Sloyer    
  • ADR Engineer – Chas Tackett
  • ADR Recording Studio Coordinator – Josh Tackett      
  • Dialogue Recording Engineer – Stephen Tackett    
  • Sound Effects Editor/Sound Designer – Brad Whitcanack     


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Camera and Electrical Department 

  • Drone Visual Observer – Taurean Cavins-Flores 
  • Drone Camera Operator – Joe Funk      
  • First Assistant Camera – Loren Hamilton     
  • Second Assistant Camera – Rob Stockwell        
  • Digital Imaging Technician – Justin Paul Warren      
  • Gaffer – Jay Warrior    
  • Drone Pilot – Wolfgang Weber

Costume And Wardrobe Department 

  • Key Costumer – Christina Battaglia        
  • Wardrobe Supervisor – Marissa Timoner     

Editorial Department 

  • Color by Apache Digital
  • Digital Intermediate Colorist – Taylor Black
  • Apache Head of Production – Stefanie Schaldenbrand
  • Apache Executive Producer – LaRue Anderson       

Location Management 

  • Locations Scout – Joel Bosh        
  • Assistant Location Manager – Tyler Clinebell        

Music Department 

Music Supervisor – Katy Mcilvaine        

Script And Continuity Department 

Script Supervisor – Benjamin M. Dessecker         

Transportation Department 

Transportation Coordinator – Charles Brandon Bryant         

Additional Crew 

  • Production Coordinator – Gleana Albritton      
  • Production Assistant – Charles Brandon Bryant        
  • Covid Compliance Officer – Bennett Gwynn            
  • Production Secretary – Daniel Laguna Jr.              
  • Studio Teacher – Cindy Hargrove Rivers        

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