Editor’s Note: Mixing Light is extremely pleased to welcome Colorist Kali Bateman to our team of Contributors. She begins by leading our re-launch of the Mixing Light Interview series, available in audio through our public podcast feed and in video format for active Mixing Light members. Kali is an accomplished colorist currently based in Australia, with notable credits, including the visually compelling feature film Elvis. You can find more information about Kali on her Mixing Light Author page.
Mixing Light Interview Series: Vincent Taylor CSI, Senior Colourist, Harbor Picture Company
Vincent Taylor is a senior colourist at Harbor Picture Company, with decades of experience on multiple continents. Kali Bateman speaks with Vincent about moving from high-end short form to long form, and they dig into Vincent’s grade for the series “Tiger King, Season 2”.
In this interview Vincent shares:
- The life of a freelance colourist and how he was lured to working as a staff colourist
- The differences between colouring longform and shortform both in colourist process and external career perception.
- The different session dynamics with different kinds of clients.
- The importance of teamwork and collaboration in the colour team.
- The challenges of moving a career from short-form to long-form.
- His experience bouncing between Baselight and Resolve
- The DolbyVision treatment of Tiger King season 2
- Senior Colorist, Vincent Taylor – Harbor Picture Company – Vincent’s sample page on Harbor’s website.
- Vincent’s website – Check out his showreel, find the link to his Instagram channel, and more.
- Vincent Taylor on LinkedIn – For more details on his career and CV.
- The Colour Couch Podcast – Not mentioned in this interview, but if you want to hear more from Vincent he hosted Lowepost’s interview series featuring colorists, directors, cinematographers, and storyboard artists.
- The Mixing Light Interview Series homepage – Do you want to listen to this in your favorite podcatcher? Head over to our podcast website and subscribe! The Interview Series is freely distributed.
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