Looking Back On The Past Decade & Forward To The Next One

In this episode, we discuss the past decade and speculate on the next 10 years in the world of color grading.

Is the Disney + Series 'The Mandalorian' Fake HDR?

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?

What's Up With Supplemental IMFs?

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.

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?

A DCP Problem & A Refresh On Troubleshooting

Team Mixing Light tackles two problems creating a DCP. We also discuss proper troubleshooting techniques for any post production problem.

$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.

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, and asks if the larger panel is worth keeping?

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

The XDR looks like an impressive display from Apple but - is it a reference monitor? It sure is priced like one!

Our Initial Thoughts On The 2019 Apple Mac Pro Announcement

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.

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?

Clients Unhappy With Your Downstream SDR Tone Mapped Color Grade?

High Dynamic Range color grading is challenging. Listen as we discuss a question about HDR > SDR tone mapping and how to handle expectations?

New Dolby Vision Training & Looking Forward to NAB 2019

The Team discusses a new training title we produced for Dolby about creating Dolby Vision content. Plus, Our thoughts about NAB 2019.

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.

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?

Is High Dynamic Range (HDR) Video Legit? Should I Invest In HDR Tech?

Team Mixing Light discusses a member question about HDR: Is here to stay and should they be investing in HDR tech?

How Do I Color Grade 1,500 Shot Timelines (on a deadline)?

Color grading 1,500 shots in a single timeline is daunting. We discuss a question about how to gain efficiency grading really long timelines.

How To Fight Periods Of Not Feeling Creative (and still be creative)?

Robbie, Joey, and Pat answer a member's question about how to handle periods of feeling creatively empty in the color grading suite?

Is It Your Responsibility to Archive a Color Grading Project?

Multiple members have recently written asking the same question: Is it a colorists' responsibility to archive media and project files?

Advice For Dan’s (Or Anyone’s) Color Correction Business

Team Mixing Light discusses color correction business issues. Mixing Light's Dan Moran (who recently went independent) is our subject.

Integrating Graphics & Text Into A Dobly Vision HDR Project

Team Mixing Light is once again joined by Joey D'Anna to discuss integrating graphics and text into Dobly Vision HDR projects.

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