Rendering Files for Review or Delivery in Baselight
Luke Ross wraps our 20-part introductory series on color grading with Baselight (and the free Baselight LOOK) on how to create deliverables.
Delivery Tips for Remote Sessions and DaVinci Resolve Trainers
When it’s time to share your Resolve User Interface with a remote client or classroom, a few simple tips and optimizations can win the day!
Remote Media Sharing & Collaboration - Featuring Hedge's Postlab
Mixing Light Contributors talk with Hedge.video's Isaac Terronez about affordable remote collaboration using Postlab and Postlab Drive.
Streaming Dolby Vision, REC-709a, And Consumer OLED Displays
Team Mixing Light, and members, discuss streaming Dolby Vision mp4s; Rec. 709a (what is to be done); and consumer displays for grading.
Using Compound Clips For Dolby Vision Revisions & IMF Delivery
Learn an advanced compound timeline use-case for Dolby Vision deliverables - without ever rendering & replacing the original HDR timeline.
Getting To Know SetStream.io: A Chat With Thatcher Kelley
SetStream.io is a powerful new remote streaming tool. In this Insight, we sit down to chat with Thatcher Kelley to learn more about SetStream.io
Mailbag Live & Revisiting Why Does It Look Different On Export?
Team Mixing Light announces an upcoming new website feature & the Team revisits the issue of exports looking 'wrong'.
Moving To Baselight Fulltime
In July I started the proecess of moving to Baselight full time for my grading. As a 10 year Resolve veteran I need to let go of the past
Color & Finishing In A Global Pandemic
In this From The Mailbag, we discuss the current and the possible future of work from home & remote workflows + concerns that we might not be consindering.
Resolve Remote Workflow: Hawaii To LA & Back
In this From The Mailbag we revisit some key aspects of a Resolve remote workflow as we try to answer questions from a member on the same subject.
Why Is Color Grading So Hard (and what can you do about it)?
Do you doubt your ability to color correct moving images? Are you constantly re-doing your work? Learn what's going wrong and how to fix it.
Are You Punching Below Your Weight? Is There Anything To Be Done?
In this episode of From The Mailbag we discuss a member's email about how he feels he should be landing bigger projects but isn't.
Am I ready for client supervised color grading sessions?
A Mixing Light member has color graded for an internal team for years. But how does he know if he's ready for outside client color sessions?
Broadcast Promo Finishing Workflows in DaVinci Resolve
Learn how to use DaVinci Resolve to finish and output coutless versions of broadcast promos, easy fast and without any mistakes.
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!
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?
What to do if your client doesn't trust any of your reference displays?
Team Mixing Light tackles a member's question on how to handle a DP who doesn't trust any monitor in a facility?
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.
Before The Grade: 5 Pre-Grade Tips To Improve Session Speed
In this Insight, Robbie looks at 5 pre-grade tips that can help you increase your overall session speed when it comes time to grade a project.
Testing The New 'Video Limiter Effect' In Premiere Pro CC 2018
Adobe re-built their Video Limiter Effect in Creative Cloud 2018. Can you trust the new effect to remove gamut excursion errors that will fail you in QC? This video Insight answers that question.
Handling A Rejected Grade, As A Freelance Colorist
Dan Moran recently joined the freelance world. He's curious how Pat and Robbie handle a client who rejects a grade - fix it or charge more?
Failing Gracefully, or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love to Bomb
We all fail. The trick is to learn how to learn from our failures; by setting up a system for honest evaluation that serves you, years into the future.
Colorist Podcast Episode 18: Patrick Woodard
In this installment, Josh talks to Digital Film Tree lead colorist Patrick Woodard about color correcting high-end TV, remote sessions, ACES and more!
From The Grading Room - Are We Sterilizing Images?
Now that most people have a basic knowledge of color correction thanks to Instagram what does that mean for us colorists?
Breaking Geographic Boundaries: Remote Grading Part 2
In part 2 of this ongoing series, Robbie explores using Streambox's Hybrid Encoder for remote sessions plus some additional gear.
Color Correction Gear Head: February 2017 Edition
In this installment of Color Correction Gear Head Robbie talks about some recent gear & software finds to make life in the color suite easier
Getting To Know The EasyDCP Resolve Plugin: Streamlined DCP Creation
Want to make a DCP directly from Resolve? In this Insight, Robbie explores the essentials of using the EasyDCP Resolve plugin.
Breaking Geographic Boundaries: Remote Grading Part 1
In part 1 of a 3 part series, we explore the different methods of remote grading and how remote work can help your bottom line.
What is the Golden Rule of Conforming Timelines?
If you move your timeline from one bit of post-production software to another then you need to know the 'Golden Rule of Conforming'.
Color Correction Gear Head: September 2016 Edition
In this installment of Color Correction Gear Head we take a look at the Pascal Titan X GPU, LG B6 OLED, & some fantastic Focal Speakers
5 Ways To Sell Clients On NOT Color Correcting In-House
In this Insight, discover 5 strategies for convincing clients to grade with you rather than color correct projects in-house.
Delivering Project Files: Making The Choice About Your IP
You always deliver final video files but should you deliver project files to your clients too? Learn more in this Insight.
Anatomy Of A Commercial Color Grade
The question of how to commercials look so good crops up constantly. Dan shares the in and outs of a grading session to show you how
Look Setting Review & Approval With Frame.io
Frame.io provides a ton of tools for collaboration including some great ways for a colorist to interact with their client. Learn more...