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 HDR Legit? Should I Invest In HDR Tech?

In this installment of From The Mailbag we discuss a member question about if HDR is here to stay and should one be investing in HDR tech.

How Do I Conquer 1500 Shot Timelines?

In this installment of From The Mailbag, we discuss a member question about how to gain efficiency grading 1500+ shot timelines.

How To Fight Periods Of Not Feeling Creative?

In this From The Mailbag, our team answers a member question about how to handle periods of not feeling creative in the color suite.

Is It Your Responsibility to Archive a Project?

In this installment of From The Mailbag, Team Mixing Light discusses if it's 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.

Graphics & Text In Dobly Vision HDR Project

In this installment of From The Mailbag, we're once again joined by Joey D'Anna to discuss graphics and text in Dobly Vision HDR projects.

Color Grading HDR For The First Time - In A Live Competition!

Dan & Robbie describe watching colorists grade HDR for the first time, while competing! Plus, Mixing Light's partnership in China.

What Can DPs Do To Make Final Color Easier?

In this installment of From The Mailbag we're joined by Joey D'Anna and discuss what can DPs and onset staff do to make final color easier?

How Do You Find A Mentor As A Solo Artist In A Small Market?

In this podcast, Team Mixing Light tackles a member question about how to find a mentor for color grading - in a small city.

Should You Standardize On A Color Management System?

In this installment of From The Mailbag, we discuss if we should be standarizing every project around color management systems like RCM & ACES.

LG 8 Series Or FSI XM650U. Which To Get?

In this installment of From The MailBag, we discuss a question we've been getting a lot - is it worth getting the FSI XM650U over an LG OLED?

A Career As A Colorist: The Best Advice We've Received

Team Mixing Light continues the advice theme of recent episodes and discuss the best advice that we've received that's helped our color correction careers. From attitude to technical and creative advice it's all helped each of us have successful careers.

A Month Later: Mixing Light's Take On NAB 2018

It's been a little over a month since NAB 2018. In this From The Mailbag, we sit down to discuss all the things we saw including our thoughts on Resolve 15, new HDR monitoring, control surfaces and more.

Getting Started As A Colorist & What's Changed In Grading?

Recently we've been getting a lot questions from young members asking how to get started as a professional colorist and how has grading changed over the years? We tackle those questions and more in this audio Insight of From The MailBag.

NAB 2018 & The Harris DL860 Is It Working?

In this installment of From The MailBag, the team discusses their 2018 NAB teaching plans and where to find Patrick on the show floor, and then we answer a members question about using a Harris DL860.

From The MailBag EP48: From A Direct View Monitor To The Cinema

In this installment of From The MailBag, Team Mixing Light discusses a member question about moving a grade from their direct view monitor to the cinema - we discuss many aspects of this workflow and why overcomplicating things is a bad idea!

Migrating PowerBins, PowerGrades, Configs Between Databases

In this installment of From The Mailbag, Team Mixing Light discusses strategies for moving PowerGrades, PowerBins & project configurations between databases. Resolve makes this harder than you'd think!

Handling A Rejected Grade, As A Freelancer

Team Mixing Light's Dan Moran recently left his job at a large post facility to join the freelance world. Dan is curious how Patrick and Robbie would handle, as a freelancer, a client who rejects a grade - fix it or charge more?

Mailbag Episode 45: Back It Up!

In this installment of From The Mailbag, Team Mixing Light discusses a question we got from Per - one of our members - about backing up databases and your overall computer. Backup is an essential skill in production & post, check out how we do it in this episode.

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