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Spring 2023

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Colorist Mixer Returns to NAB on April 16th!

The Colorist Society will host its annual Colorist Mixer at NAB Show 2023. Hugely popular among colorists and other industry professionals, the 2023 Mixer is the Society’s tenth, but its first live event in four years. Themed “Back to Reality,” the Mixer will be held on Sunday, April 16th from 6 pm to 10 pm at Gordon Biersch Brewery Restaurant. Tickets are $20, available at


Meet Diego Yhama CSI and “Coloristas Hispanos”

Diego Yhama, CSI is a Colombian colorist and founder of Bogota post-production boutique, Estudio Roco. The company provides color grading and other services for film, television and advertising, including projects for NatGeo, Discovery Channel, Discovery Home and Health, and The Fox Channel. It has also post-produced several music videos for Colombian pop star Carlos Vives.


Colorist Society Hollywood Launches Podcast Series

Colorist Society Hollywood has launched a new podcast series focused on color grading and the role of the colorist. Hosted by veteran colorist Josh Petok, CSI the series will present insightful conversations with prominent colorists from around the globe and other notable professionals. The series will examine both the creative and technical aspects of color, and professional issues such as career advancement, educational opportunities and new technologies.


Colorist Society Adds Chapter in Poland

The Colorist Society announces the launch of a chapter in Poland. Led by veteran colorists Konrad Ziecina, CSI and Tomasz Frąszczak, CSI, the Chapter is open to professional colorists across Poland’s rapidly growing film, television and advertising industries. It plans to foster networking opportunities, host meetings and training sessions, and promote the craft of color grading both in Poland and internationally. The group also plans to host a Colorist Mixer.


HDR Weekend: Session Videos Available Online

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.


Partner News

ACES was recently awarded SMPTE’s annual Workflow Systems Medal. Read more.

ASUS ’s recently introduced PA32DC Display is billed as the first OLED monitor with automatic calibration and a built-in motorized flip colorimeter to ensure professional color accuracy. Read more.

Blackmagic Design has released a 400-page guide to DaVinci Resolve 18. It takes readers through a series of practical exercises that teach how to use DaVinci Resolve’s color correction tools. It is available as a free PDF or paid print version.

Dell Technologies is offering a managed services solution as part of its APEX cloud service to help small and medium size companies without internal IT manage their workflows. Read more.

Portrait Displays and MediaTek have launched the world’s first Calman-ready TV chip. The companies say that it will make calibration a part of Smart TVs. Read more.


Colorist Society Forum

The Colorist Society aims to present a unified voice from the colorist community to our fellow professionals and to achieve that we need the privacy of the CSI Forum to discuss matters among ourselves.

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Portrait Displays


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