$5000 For A Monitor. What Should I Get?

We get a lot of questions about picking a color-accurate monitor for grading. In this episode listen to our thoughts on things to consider.

Color Grading In Spectachrome - Going Full Wes Anderson Part One

Dan cracks open another project fresh from the grading suite. In this part we take a look at the Spectachrome brief & project organisation.

Advanced vs. Mini Control Surface - Should I Sell The Advanced Panel?

Team Mixing Light discusses the Resolve Advanced Panel, compares it to the less costly Mini, & asks if the larger panel is worth keeping?

Updating A Color Grading Suite - 2 Years Later

Learn how I've evolved my grading suite in the past 2 years. I added new hardware and adjusted my layout to fit new, advanced workflows.

ACES in Action Part 2 - Breaking Down the Imaging Pipeline

In Part 2 of this Series, learn the details of an indie film navigating ACES between DaVinci Resolve, Premiere Pro, and After Effects.

Simplifying DCP Drive Delivery With Cinematiq's DCP Transfer

Learn about Cinematiq's DCP Transfer application for streamlining EXT2 DCP driver deliveries - without having to jump in the Terminal!

ACES Color Correction in Action: An Indie Case Study Part 1

The ACES color management workflow is a key technology for major Hollywood productions. Learn how an Indie film implemented ACES.

Working On The Road - Taking Vacation As A Freelance Colourist

Working as a freelance colorist seems like freedom and flexibility. But what do you do on vacation - and the client has urgent revisions?

Exploring Saturation Controls in DaVinci Resolve - Color Boost Part 3

Learn how various Saturation controls in DaVinci Resolve are identical to each other. Plus, understanding saturation-related hue shifts.

How Do You Finish at the Highest Possible Quality in Premiere Pro CC?

Premiere Pro has strict, but hidden, color management. Learn how to setup the software and hardware for proper color management & finishing.

Our Thoughts On The Apple Pro Display XDR or Is It Truly XDR?

Team Mixing Light continues discussing Apple's announcements of new hardware at WWDC. This time we talk about the new Apple Pro Display XDR.

Introduction to Tracking Tools and Techniques in Resolve Fusion

Learn how to set up and use Resolve Fusion's point- and planar- trackers. You'll deal with occlusions and see a powerful tracking technique.

Our Thoughts On The 2019 Apple Mac Pro

At WWDC 2019 Apple took the wraps off a brand new Mac Pro & a new HDR display. In this Mailbag, Team Mixing Light discusses the new Mac Pro.

Is DaVinci Resolve 16 Public Beta Now Ready For You To Upgrade?

DaVinci Resolve 16 is very exciting. But it's currently in 'Public Beta'. What does that mean? Can you update to it safely?

The Game Of Thrones 'Too Dark' Kerfuffle

We take a look at Game Of Thrones Season 8, Episode 3 and ask, as creative professionals, was it too dark and where did it go wrong?

Understanding Color Boost in DaVinci Resolve - Part 2

We continue deconstructing Resolve's Color Boost controls, offer an alternative definition, and demonstrate how it differs from Saturation.

Building and Re-using Fusion Setups and Macros in DaVinci Resolve

Learn how to build (and re-use) your Resolve Fusion comps as Groups and Macros. Plus, choosing which settings are exposed on the Edit Page.

My Favourite New Feature In Resolve 16 – Analog Damage

Dan shares his thoughts on recreating tape based artifacts using the brand new Resolve 16 Analog Damage tool.

A DoP & Monitor Madness

In this installment of From The Mailbag we discuss a member's question on how to handle a DP who doesn't trust any monitor in a facility.

Scopes and Critical Image Evaluation In Resolve 16

Video scopes are an essential tool to all colorists. Learn all the exciting new scope features in Resolve 16 to speed up your grading.

You Failed...Now What?

Failure is a part of any business, but how you process and recover from failure can make a big difference on how you succeed next time.