Mixing Light's professional colorists answer questions on graphic white points in HDR, crafting meaty saturation and the limitations of AI.
Get a FIRST LOOK at our industry's first Quantum Dot 2,000 nit reference display, the Flanders Scientific XMP550. We chat with FSI's CEO.
Team Mixing Light discusses Sony's prototype 4,000nit display, Resolve 18.5 Beta new features, and colorist opportunities on Virtual Sets.
In the first episode of a new podcast, colorist Vincent Taylor chats with Colorist Rory Gordon about painting, color clocks, & color science.
We're happy to introduce our newest Contributor, colorist Kali Bateman. She's relaunching our interview series. Starting with Vincent Taylor.
Colorist Joey D’Anna gives an extended review of DaVinci Resolve for iPad Beta, how it differs from the desktop, and what it may excel at.
In this Office Hours, a team of Mixing Light Contributors tackles member questions about estimating time for HDR trim passes - and much more!
Team Mixing Light, and members, discuss streaming Dolby Vision mp4s; Rec. 709a (what is to be done); and consumer displays for grading.
Learn an advanced compound timeline use-case for Dolby Vision deliverables - without ever rendering & replacing the original HDR timeline.
Team Mixing Light discusses member questions including: TrueNAS storage, archival footage artifacts, budget HDR monitoring, and security.
Colorist Joey D’Anna explains why the new Output color space setting in DaVinci YRGB projects is a great tool for node based color management.
In Part 4, learn how to QC and deliver your Dolby Vision HDR and SDR masters, including Video- or Data- level settings for ProRes exports.
Learn how to use the original SDR color grade as a reference for a new SDR Dolby Vision trim from an HDR re-master (gulp!)!
This series returns with stories on Netflix recommended displays; being a better colorist; color harmonies; and note-taking.
In part two of his series, Colorist Joey D'Anna shows you how to color manage graphics when trimming a project from SDR up to HDR.
In this Insight Dan (well known for his gritty looks) tries to bring a bit of that style to a cleaner, HDR ready show look created in Baselight
DaVinci Resolve 17.4 is a substantial update. Colorist Joey D'Anna explores his favorite features, big and small, on the Color & Edit Pages.
In this Insight, Colorist Joey D’Anna shows you how to move an SDR grade into HDR using a Custom ACES fixed node structure.
In this installment of 'From The Mailbag' Team Mixing Light discusses Patrick & Dan's newest HDR projects &the challenges they faced.
In this installment of Good Grades we sit down with Sr. Managing Colorist at NFL Films, Chris Pepperman.
In this installment of Good Grades we sit down with renowned documentary colorist Evan Anthony and talk about his start, work and more!
We welcome new contributor Jason Druss to Team Mixing Light as he kicks off his new 'Good Grades' series talking to top colorists. First up Shawn King
Blackmagic Design just announced Resolve 17. We jump on a call to discuss the release, its timing, new features, and our initial thoughts.
In this installment of From The Mailbag we sit down to talk about tone mapping and how's used in software and on consumer displays.
In this Mixing Light Webinar replay, join Mixing Light co-founder Robbie Carman as he explores HDR essentials, including vocabuarly & workflow
Learn how to leverage a powerful ACES workflow without any limitations, by customizing it a DaVinci Resolve node tree.
In this installment of From The Mailbag, a member's question about using the CST OFX within a color-managed project got us into revisiting these workflows
Trying to understand the value of pro video displays? Want to know the differences (and trade-offs) between the technologies? Listen on...
In this installment of From The Mailbag, we tackle a hot topic from the world of color grading this past week - is there such as thing as FAKE HDR?
In this installment of From the MailBag, we're once again joined by Mixing Light contributor Joey D'Anna who gives us the skinny on supplemental IMF packages for delivery to broadcasters and OTT providers.
The film and television production and distribution pipeline is quickly evolving to support wide color gamuts. What's pushing this change?
Learn how to set up Adobe Premiere Pro for HDR workflows and to make Apple Retina's displayP3 monitors 'accurate' for web-based deliverables.
In Part 2 of this Series, learn the details of an indie film navigating ACES between DaVinci Resolve, Premiere Pro, and After Effects.
The ACES color management workflow is a key technology for major Hollywood productions. Learn how an Indie film implemented ACES.
The XDR looks like an impressive display from Apple but - is it a reference monitor? It sure is priced like one!
High Dynamic Range color grading is challenging. Listen as we discuss a question about HDR > SDR tone mapping and how to handle expectations?
The Team discusses a new training title we produced for Dolby about creating Dolby Vision content. Plus, Our thoughts about NAB 2019.
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?
Team Mixing Light revisits the idea of using a single large format monitor in a color suite. Is it a viable solution?
In this installment of Color Correction Gear Head we look at new GPUs, storage, GUI monitoring and HDMI routing and more!
Team Mixing Light discusses a member question about HDR: Is here to stay and should they be investing in HDR tech?
In part 3 of our ongoing Dolby Vision series, learn about big changes to Dolby Vision & Resolve in 2018, plus new tools & workflows.
Team Mixing Light is once again joined by Joey D'Anna to discuss integrating graphics and text into Dobly Vision HDR projects.
Digital video post production and color grading is rapidly advancing. Which technologies do you need to prepare for? And why?
Dan & Robbie describe watching colorists grade HDR for the first time, while competing! Plus, Mixing Light's partnership in China.
We discuss if professional colorists should be standardizing every project around color management systems like RCM & ACES?
Summer 2018 round-up of don't-miss color correction tutorials from other websites (with commentary). We wish we had them here, first.
The Team discusses a question we've been getting a lot: Is it worth getting the FSI XM650U over a 65" LG OLED?
In this Insight, Robbie explores 10 things he's learned in 3 years of grading HDR and how his recent experiences have informed his view on HDR.
Flanders Scientific is shipping it's highly anticipated XM310K - a 31 inch DCI 4k 3000 NIT HDR mastering monitor with 12G connectivity. I talk to FSI CEO Bram Desmet about HDR & the XM310K.
It's been a little over a month since NAB 2018. We discuss what we saw including Resolve 15, new HDR monitoring, control surfaces and more.
Learn what one colorist thinks of DaVinci Resolve 15 Public Beta the first time he launches it. Not on the trade show floor in Las Vegas where he first saw it... but in quiet of his suite. And discover the huge new feature no one is talking about!
In this installment of the Color Correction Gear Head series, Robbie takes a look at the 2018 LG OLEDs (C8), the HD Fury Integral 4k, Aja 1616 12G Router, OWC Mercury HeliosFX and remote control application Splashtop.
Where does the battle of OLED vs LCD sit today and what are their comparative advantages (and challenges)? The CEO of Flanders Scientific answers questions about the state of display technology in 2018.
In this special edition Mixing Light Podcast, Technical Evangelist Tyler Pruitt joins Robbie to discuss LG's 2018 OLED monitors and various calibration issues like metamerism, colorimeter matrices and more!
In this installment of the Colorist Podcast, Josh sits down with colorist, trainer and industry visionary Dado Valentic to discuss his much talked about presentation on color grading and AI, HDR workflow, on tools for colorists and more!
In this episode, Josh talks to Shane Mario Ruggieri, C.S.I. from Dolby. Learn about HDR from the colorists perspective, Dolby Vision, HDR 10, grading HDR and SDR and more! If you're interested in HDR this episode is a must listen!
The Team discusses the pros/cons of 4k monitoring. We explore new offerings from Flanders Scientific including the XM650U and XM310K.
In this special Insight, Bram Desmet CEO & General Manager stops by Robbie's studio to take a look at the brand new FSI XM650U UHD OLED HDR Monitor. Learn about the essential design of the monitor, its capabilities and how it might help you.
In the first installment of the Colorist Podcast for 2018, Josh sits down with well-known colorist Ian Vertovec from Light Iron. They discuss Ian's work, ACES, HDR, VFX workflow and much more!
Building on Robbie's recent articles, Pat and Dan ask questions about workflow and Robbie's recent trip to Dolby in Burbank, CA.
Team Mixing Light discusses the first ever Blackmagic Design Conference & Expo as well as our thoughts on Apple's latest - the iMac Pro.
In part 2 of our Dolby Vision series you learn more about suite setup. Then you dive into using the Dolby Vision trim controls (in DaVinci Resolve) for Standard Dynamic Range TVs. Plus, Dolby Vision 'mezzanine' file creation.
In the last installment for 2017, the Colorist Podcast looks back at some key moments from the series this year with a year in review highlights episode
In part 1 of our series on getting to know Dolby Vision HDR workflow & color correction, you learn the essentials of setting up a professional Dolby Vision mastering suite.
In this installment, Josh talks to Digital Film Tree lead colorist Patrick Woodard about color correcting high-end TV, remote sessions, ACES and more!
In this episode, Josh talks to legendary colorist Bob Festa about his gigantic body of work, grading techniques and much more!
In this episode, Josh continues his conversation with director, author and colorist Alexis Van Hurkman. they talk HDR, ACES and more!
in this installment of the Colorist Podcast, Josh talk to colorist Juan Ignacio Cabrera about his work on cutting edge projects & many other subjects.
In this installment of the Colorist Podcast, Josh is joined by colorist Vanessa Taylor. From balancing tech & art, grading HDR this is a great listen!
On this installment of the Colorist Podcast, Josh talks to famed calibrator Dave Abrams of Avical about display technology, HDR & getting great calibrations
In this episode of the colorist podcast, Josh talks to Technicolor senior colorist Peter Doyle about his amazing career & many other subjects
Team Mixing Light discusses choosing colorist reference monitors. Plus, using LG's consumer OLED televisions in our color suites.
A member asks how they can easily sync Resolve's LUT folder between suites. Plus, the pros/cons of viewing HDR & SDR simultaneously.
DaVinci Resolve 12.5 has introduced some new Stereo features... to support HDR workflows for High Dynamic Range color grading. Learn more...
In Episode 3 of the Colorist Podcast Josh talks to well-known finishing artist & colorist Gray Marshall from Technicolor L.A. about his work.
Learn how Resolve Studio 12.5, the paid version of Resolve, is starting to get siginificant features that free users will want.
The Waveform & RGB Parade are essential tools for color correction. But when working with HDR footage in Resolve reading them can be slightly confusing.
HDR video is coming, and coming fast. In this Insight, learn how to get setup and work with HDR video in Premiere Pro's Lumetri Color Panel.
In this episode, Team MixingLight discusses HDR and best practices for setting saturation levels for log encoded footage
Diving into HDR (high dynamic range) video? Check out this Insight to learn the essentials of getting setup for HDR in DaVInci Resolve
HDR is the 'next big thing' for color grading.In this Insight, get up to speed with two discussions about HDR with industry experts Bram Desmet & Juan Salvo