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Winter 2024

Join Us for the Colorist Mixer at NAB!

Tickets for the 2024 NAB Colorist Mixer will start on Friday, March 22nd. Colorist Society members will have have exclusive access to tickets for the first three days! Tickets for the general public will go on sale Monday, March 25th. The Mixer will be held on Sunday, April 14th. Stay tuned for more details!

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Reflections on Camerimage

Camerimage is fast becoming a Colourist Festival. It began Sunday afternoon with the FilmLight Colour Awards, which played to a packed house. This year’s winning looks were diverse and, refreshingly, winners and finalists originated from big companies, boutiques, and freelancers alike. Congratulations to all!

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Colorist Society (CSI) Chapter Launched in Canada

Colorist Society has a new chapter in Canade Led by Abe Wynen, CSI, Senior Colorist at Redlab, Toronto, and Eric Whipp, CSI, co-founder and Head of Color at Alter Ego, Toronto, the chapter is open to colorists across Canada working in film, television, advertising and other media. The group plans networking, training and social events, both in-person and virtual, to support the development of a community of colorists in Canada and promote the art and science of color.

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Walter Volpatto, CSI Wins HPA Award

CSI Fellow Walter Volpatto recently won an HPA Award for his work on the HBO series Winning Time: The Rise of the Lakers Dynasty. He was honored in the category Outstanding Color Grading in a Live-Action Episode or Non-Theatrical Feature for an episode entitled One Ring Don’t Make a Dynasty. The event was held at the Television Academy in North Hollywood.

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CS Hollywood Colorists Talk SDR/HDR at SMPTE Event

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.

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Meet Jason Bowdach, CSI

A new member of Colorist Society Hollywood, Jason Bowdach is a colorist and finishing editor at Fox where he grades multi-platform marketing media for such hit shows as 9-1-1, The Cleaning Lady and The Masked Singer. He is also a certified DaVinci Resolve trainer, contributing author to and entrepreneur. His company PixelTools develops “artist focused” plugins and presets for Resolve.

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Finalcolor Announces "Start to Finish" Color Curriculum

Finalcolor has announced a new series of training courses. Beginning in January, it will offer a curriculum covering color from start to finish. Broken into three modules, the classes will cover such subjects as color pipelines, the look in production, color management, look development and folder structure.

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Get the Most from Your IMDbPro Subscription

IMDbPro offers many useful features for conducting research and virtual networking. Premium subscriptions, available to CSI members at a discount, provide access to contact information for producers, show runners, cinematographers, post production supervisors and others involved in hiring colorists. The site’s “List” and “Track” features can be used to follow potential employers and upcoming projects.


Sponsor News

ACES 2.0 Features and Development/Release Schedule Announced. Read more.

ASUS Announces January 2024 Availability of ProArt Display PA32UCXR. Read more.

Blackmagic Design: Next Goal Wins Graded with DaVinci Resolve Studio PDF

Dell Technologies Meet the New Five-Star Certified Monitors for Eye Comfort. Read more.

Hedge Releases Canister 24.1. Read more.

Icolorist: Do you make the grade? - iColorist Color Space Cadets livestream, Ep14. Watch the video.

LG Vertical Solutions: Latest Color Grading Suites. Read more.

Mixing Light: Announces New Member Offerings. Read more.

Portrait Displays and Philips Unveil Calman Ready Monitor for Creative Professionals. 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.

The Colorist Society Forum is open to Full, Alliance, Associate, and Corporate members. Check it out now, or if you are not already a member, join us.

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Colorist Society Members please note that our web pages are very image related. To be considered as a featured colorist you need to add a profile image of yourself or a poster of your work. If you have credits with the CSI suffix, posters, or high resolution stills of your work, please forward them to  for inclusion in a newsletter or on the website.


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