Troubleshooting 101 – Cleanup With The Color Compressor & Node Resizing

Dan shares his breakdown of cleaning up a bike frame using the color compressor and node resizing in Resolve

Understanding The Future Of Color Grading - HDR and 'Presence'

In Part 3 of this series, you learn about the evolution of digital video from Standard- to High- Dynamic Range. Why is it here to stay?

Troubleshooting 101 - Cleaning Up An Annoying Background

Dan shares his thoughts behind his solution to removing a reflection using Resolve's Color Page - on a 16mm shot with moving grain structure.

CDLs in Action and Roundtripping Through DaVinci Resolve

Learn how to create, export, and import ASC-CDL compliant color grades using DaVinci Resolve. Plus tips and tricks with CDL data.

What Project Type Should I Use to Edit and Color Correct in Premiere Pro?

Did you know Premiere Pro CC 2019 has three project types? Standard, Shared, and Team. How do you choose & what are their differences?

Troubleshooting 101 - Resolve Color Management

Troubleshoot an interesting problem for a more in-depth understanding how Resolve Color Management (RCM) works.

Overview of Materials and Auxiliary Channels in DaVinci Resolve Fusion

Learn the workflow of the 3D toolset in DaVinci Resolve Fusion. Discover how to change materials, add reflections, color grade 3D objects.

Look Inspiration - Emulating VHS Camcorder Footage

What's harder than faking a VHS-look from a high-end camera? Intercutting that look with actual crummy VHS. Learn one way to do it.

Revisiting Strategies For Getting Paid (on time and without hassle)

Getting paid quickly is a key part to running your own business. In this Mailbag we discuss strategies for getting paid on-time.

Colorist Inspiration January 2019 - Most Memorable Jobs of 2018

Every year Dan looks back at the previous year and shares his greatest successes. This year, he focuses on his most memorable jobs.

Using DCTLs And Expanding Resolve's Functionality

Do you perform repetitive tasks on a regular basis when color correcting or finishing? Then learn how to use DCTLs to automate those tasks!

How To Avoid Two Gotchas In The Lumetri Workflow

Learn how to avoid two problems when color correcting using Premerie Pro's Lumetri workflow. It's all about recovering clipped detail.

Beyond Crypto-Kitties - Blockchain technology in post production

Maybe you've heard of blockchain? Learn how this new technology is going to impact the post production industry (and what's holding it back).

Breaking Down A Black and White Film with a Violet Twist

Isolate an object in a black & white film, isolate its color, and use keys to shift hue, saturation, and gain. How hard can that be?

Behind The Curtain - 16mm Style Grade Part Four

Dan wraps up his behind the curtain series with a watch through and matching pass on the whole video to make sure it flows as a whole film

What Is A CDL And When Do You Use It?

Take an introductory look at the Color Decision List (CDL) and learn about the strengths and weaknesses of an ASC-CDL based workflow.

Revisiting Using A Single Large Format Monitor

Team Mixing Light revisits the idea of using a single large format monitor in a color suite. Is it a viable solution?

Rotoscoping to Replace a Foreground Element in Resolve Fusion

In Part 1 you learned how to remove an object. Now, rotoscope the motion of foreground elements using Polyline masks and keying.

From Commercial Colorist to Dailies - How Does the Job Change?

A successful commercials colorist color grades dailies. He shares his challenges, mistakes, and how it's different than commercials.

Get Out There! - Updating Your 2019 Showreel

Dan shares the reasoning behind his new showreel and also gives some tips on when and where to share it for maximum views

The Future of Work: Can computers be creative (and take your career)?

Creativity makes us human. What is the place of AI in this area? If computers become too human, will we become just machines?