It’s not every day that a music video is launched via astronaut Tim Peake’s official Twitter account. For Snow Patrol’s latest single Life on Earth, however, it was the perfect introduction. Shortlisted for ‘Best UK Rock Video’ at this year’s UK VMA awards, ‘Life on Earth’ not only marks the band’s first record in seven years – it also plays as the perfect love letter to humanity by showcasing our world as seen from space. Jonny Tully, colourist at Smoke & Mirrors, takes us behind the scenes.
We editors, color graders and graphics artists are an opinionated group and that’s a good thing because with the speed technology is changing we need open communication among ourselves.
Colour grading and management developer FilmLight has introduced the latest version of its macOS application. Baselight STUDENT v5 now incorporates features from the most recent version of FilmLight’s flagship product, including a new media manager feature and a range of manipulation tools.
Sony’s new 31-inch Grade 1 reference monitor, the BVM-HX310, was demonstrated at a special showing at New York’s B&H Technology Center, its first public outing in the U.S. The new reference monitor offers accurate color reproduction and high-contrast performance to provide professional content creators enhanced flexibility and precision for critical picture grading decisions.
FilMic Pro, a popular video production app for professionals using smartphones, has introduced LogV2, an advance the company calls “a revolution in dynamic range.”
This is part 2 of the series “Where is Production Technology Headed for 2019?” Here we ask three executives from key production technology companies for their thoughts on new technology developments for 2019.