Ricky Gausis

Colorist Reel

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 award-winning music video “This is America” which has received more than 300 million YouTube views as well as winning “Video of the Year” at UK MVA, shots and Ciclope, and multiple Nike spots including “Skates” and “The Tattoo”. Ricky has also graded notable projects including Palms Casino “From Dust to Gold” and Apple’s “Behind the Mac’ campaign.

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”.


Guava Island; Director, Hiro Murai

Childish Gambino, This is America; Director, Hiro Murai

Beats by Dre, Unleashed; Agency, Zambezi; Director, Hiro Murai

Apple, Behind the Mac; Agency, MAL; Director, Andrew Dominik

Infiniti, Konrad's World; Agency, Crispin Porter + Bogusky; Director, Craig Gillespie

Adidas, Creators: 72andSunny, Director: Stacy Wall

Palms Casino, From Dust to Gold; Agency, AKQA; Director, Paul Hunter

FX, Atlanta; Director, Hiro Murai

Nike, Skates; Director, Hiro Murai

Toyota, Toyotathon: R + S ; Agency, Saatchi & Saatchi, Director, Lance Acord

Cost Plus, The Performance; Agency, Barrett SF; Director, Cole Webley

Leon Bridges, Bad Bad News; Director, Natalie Rae

Samsung, New Normal; Agency, Leo Burnett Chicago; Director, Mark Zibert

Leon Bridges, Ain't Worth The Hand; Director, Natalie Rae

Gatorade, The Secret to Victory; Agency, TBWA/Chiat/Day; Director, Matt Baron

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