Feature Grading : Preparing And Quoting

Feature Grading : Preparing And Quoting

January 24, 2017
Dan Moran C.S.I.

Dan jumps from commercials to features in this series and shares his guide to getting organized and plan for efficient feature grading

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From Commercials To A Feature

I’m beginning a very rare process of Feature Grading, as a commercial colorist they don’t come around too often!

This feature is only 73mins long so Robbie andPat would probably have it finished in a day or two!

Short form colorists myself can struggle transitioning into longer projects as we are so used to obsessing over every little detail in a 30second spot.

Preparation Is Key

My day job is still going to be grading commercials so I need to grade the feature in the evenings and weekends.

This requires being very organized and on top of what needs to be done and when.

I also need to try and maximize the directors attended time as possible.

Let’s jump over to the video below and dive into step one.

Hopefully, I can keep sharing updates as we progress through the grade!


If you’ve got any questions, be sure to leave a comment!


Feature Grading : Preparing And Quoting

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