UCG01 Understanding Color for Color Grading

Course Code: UCG01

For anyone who either works with colorists or needs to understand the color grading process for films and television, this lecture features real world demos from a professional colorist.

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Description

For anyone who either works with colorists or needs to understand the color grading process for films and television, this lecture with real world demos from a professional colorist covers:

  • Color theory as it relates to motion picture and TV imagery
  • Exploring the dynamics relating to how people perceive light and color in imagery
  • How to use color theory to create more successful images
  • Image pipeline and color spaces of video and theatrical environments
  • The modern digital negative
  • RAW and log images overview
  • “Converting” imagery and LUTs
  • Importance LUTs and proper image interpretation for dailies and final color
  • Goals of color grading
  • Typical grading workflows for optimal results
  • The toolkit of the colorist- understanding the approaches to shaping imagery
  • How to effectively communicate ideas between colorist and filmmaker
  • Color grading and “looks”- different approaches for more natural and stylized looks
  • Evaluating and refining images
  • Importance LUTs and proper image interpretation for dailies and final color

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