Colorist Society Hollywood members John Daro, CSH, Lynette Duensing, CSH and Juan Cabrera, CSH shared their expertise in SDR/HDR grading at an event sponsored by SMPTE Hollywood. The three veteran colorists discussed best practices for SDR/HDR through examples drawn from their work in film, television and trailers. Held October 5 at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ Linwood Dunn Theater, the event dre an enthusiastic crowd of more than 200 industry professionals and students.Daro, Duensing and Cabrera shared insights into LUTs, deliverables, and ACES workflows.
Annie Chang, P/Creative Technologies, Universal Pictures and ACES Co-Chair, followed with a presentation on the technical application of ACES and the soon to be released ACES 2. All four presenters were then joined by colorist Laura Jans Fazio for a lively panel discussion moderated by SMPTE Hollywood chair Marc Zorn, Content Protection & Production Security, Marvel Studios was moderator.