Director of Photography Ben Smithard chose the Sony full frame camera system to scale ‘Downton Abbey’ to the big screen for director Michael Engler.
London post house Directors Cut Films has invested in a Baselight TWO colour grading workstation with a Blackboard 2 control panel.
The emergence of high dynamic range (HDR) acquisition in live and studio production has brought numerous possibilities for improved picture quality and creating an immersive experience for viewers. But it has also added cost and complexity to production workflows that broadcasters and content distributors are not eager to pay.
London’s Fifty Fifty boutique post house has added a second Baselight grading suite as part of an expansion of the facility.
Live sports productions are the natural home for HDR. The increase in luminance latitude combined with extended color space delivers an immersive experience never before witnessed by the home viewer. But backwards compatibility must still be maintained for legacy SDR audiences.
At IBC, FilmLight will host a free two-day seminar series, Color On Stage, on September 14 and 15, 2019.