Color Correction Breakdown – Solving Problems

Color Grading Breakdown: The Outer Darkness Part 2 Solving Problems On low budget projects, time is the biggest enemy. There’s never enough of it and it seems to slip away…

Creating The Film Look and Using Film Grain

Breaking Down ‘The Outer Darkness’: Part 1 Creating a ‘Film Look’ and Managing Film Grain If we jump into the WABAC Machine, I started a series of Insights on my collaboration…

Anatomy Of A Commercial Color Grade: Behind The Scenes

Anatomy Of A Commercial Color Grade How do commercials always look so good? One thing that you don’t normally hear when people are speaking about grading a commercial is what…

Grade Breakdown – Challenge Your Imagination

Grade Breakdown – Challenge Your Inner Colorist   It’s been a while since I posted a purely theoretical grade breakdown so here we are! I just finished an intense and powerful commercial…

Photochemical Grading – Part Two

Day 11: 25 Insights in 25 Days Holiday Marathon Photochemical Grading – Part Two In part one of this insight we looked at the work of color timers and in this insight…

Photochemical Grading – Part One

Day 8: 25 Insights in 25 Days Holiday Marathon Photochemical Grading – Part One Today I was lucky enough to go see an Imax screening of Interstellar with Christopher Nolan, DOP…

Color Correction Breakdown – Rolo

Breakdown: Rolo – Spanning a Lifetime I recently completed a great spot for the chocolate Rolo and thought it would make a great addition to my Color Correction Breakdown series. The…

Commercial Breakdown – Smirnoff

Commercial Breakdown – Smirnoff I just completed one of my biggest grades to date! The project was  an international spot for Smirnoff Vodka, which was a great adventure and a…

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