In May, the Australian Cinematographers Society and the Colorist Society’s Australia/New Zealand Chapter co-hosted a two-day event focused on HDR Held at the ACS headquarters in North Sydney, “HDR: Shoot to Screen Weekend” featured a series of insightful panel discussions and technical presentations on best practices for working in HDR throughout the production cycle.
The event brought together a varied line up of talented speakers including representatives from monitor manufacturer EIZO, workflow specialist the Rebel Fleet and technology supplier Mojo Media Solutions. Ben Allan, ASC/CSI; Warren Eagles, CSI; Marcus Smith, CSI; Stuart Pointon and Adam Eden, CSI discussed the varying ways HDR impacts cinematographers and colorists. Andrew Smith, Senior Post Production Representative from Amazon Studios, talked about the streaming service’s requirements for HDR delivery.
Other sessions covered HDR applications for creating film effects, measuring NITs on set and producing ‘Show’ LUTs. Yanni Kronenberg won the quiz, picking up Dolby Vision training as his prize. Several other attendees won training sessions from FXPHD for Resolve and HDR. Sponsors included Amazon Prime Video, the Rebel Fleet, EIZO, Blue Post, Mojo Media Solutions and fxphd.
You can view videos from the event on the Australia and New Zealand Chapter page.