John Daro

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John William Daro

Los Angeles, California
CitizenshipUnited States Of America
OccupationDigital Intermediate (DI) Colorist
Notable work
  • Contagion (film)
  • The Boxtrolls (film)”
  • Annabelle: Creation”
  • Magic Mike
Spouse(s)Soo Kyung Chae

John Daro is a Digital Intermediate (DI) colorist, at Warner Bros. Post Production Creative Services, which is a division of WarnerMedia.[1] He has performed color grading/color correction on numerous feature films, for clients including all the major studios in addition to independent productions.


John Daro started his career at the film lab FotoKem. There he pioneered post-production techniques including 3D conversion and what is known today as HDR imaging.[2] He was one of the original team members of the digital film services department which led FotoKem to become one of the top film labs and a leader in the film and television post-production industry.[3][4]

In 2013 Daro was recognized for his work on Behind the Candelabra with an HPA nomination for Outstanding Color Grading.[5]

In 2015 He was again awarded an HPA Outstanding Color Grading nomination for his work on The Boxtrolls.[6][7]

In 2016 John Daro became a member of the Visual Effects Society (VES)

In April 2018, after 17 years with FotoKem, Daro accepted a position at Warner Bros.

In 2018 He joined the Motion Picture Editors Guild.


  • Scoob!! (film)
  • The War with Grandpa (film)
  • Nancy Drew and the Hidden Staircase (film)
  • Smallfoot (film)
  • Tag (film)
  • Midnight Sun (film)
  • The House (film)
  • Annabelle: Creation
  • Rock Dog
  • Lights Out (film)
  • Keanu (film)
  • Krampus (film)
  • Scouts Guide to the Zombie Apocalypse
  • A Tale of Love and Darkness (film)
  • Demonic (film)
  • Black or White (film)
  • The Boxtrolls (film)
  • 99 Homes
  • Homefront (film)
  • Metallica: Through the Never
  • Behind the Candelabra (film)
  • Phil Spector (film)
  • Love and Honor (2013 film)
  • Side Effects (film)
  • Katy Perry: Part of Me (film)
  • Magic Mike
  • Jeff, Who Lives at Home
  • Contagion (film)
  • Jackass 3D
  • Cyrus (film)
  • This Is It (film)
  • X Games 3D: The Movie
  • Jonas Brothers: The 3D Concert Experience
  • Hannah Montana and Miley Cyrus: Best of Both Worlds Concert and Miley Cyrus: Best of Both Worlds Concert (film)[8]


  1. "Walk, Ride, Rodeo Drops This Weekend On Netflix".
  2. "SMPTE Webinar Details the Strengths and Challenges of HDR".
  3. "Trials By Fire".
  4. "Film: Annabelle: Creation".
  5. "HPA Awards Nominees & Winners 2013".
  6. "HPA Awards Nominees & Winners 2015".
  7. "FotoKem Provides End-to-End Post Services for LAIKA's 'Boxtrolls'".
  8. "John Daro Filmography".

External links

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