Ricky Gausis is a Senior Colorist at MPC’s LA Studio, whose work includes some of today’s most talked about commercials, music videos and television. Starting out at MPC’s London office as a runner, Ricky moved to LA’s studio in 2012. He has become renowned for his distinct grade style, being sought-after by the industry’s top directors and building an impressive and diverse portfolio of projects.
His collaboration with director Hiro Murai has seen him work on the multi award-winning FX series “Atlanta” which has received Two Emmys and Two Golden Globes, Childish Gambino’s music video “This is America” which has received more than 300 million YouTube views to date, multiple Nike spots including “Skates” and “The Tattoo”, and the ‘Guava Island’ film by Childish Gambino. He has also worked on notable projects include Palms Casino “From Dust to Gold”, Apple’s “Behind the Mac” campaign and short film for Chinese New Year directed by Lulu Wang among other ongoing Apple projects, plus work with Facebook out of W&K directed by Calmatic and Xbox directed by Ian Pons Jewel.
Ricky has plenty of awards and recognitions under his belt, including four UK MVA nominations for Best Color Grade in a Video: The Hamilton Mixtape’s “Immigrants” in 2017, Benjamin Booker’s “The Future is Slow Coming” in 2015, Sam Smith’s “I’m Not The Only One” and DJ Snake’s “Turn Down For What” in 2014, which was also a GRAMMY Best Music Video nominee. He has a British Arrows Craft Gold award for his contributions on Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 trailer “Seize Glory” as well as a nomination in 2017 for Expedia “Train” alongside MPC’s Mark Gethin. He was shortlisted in the Color Grading category at the 2018 AICE Awards for Nike’s “Skates”.