Clams Casino "All Nite" ft Vince Staples - BTS

Last month I was fortunate enough to be involved with one of the most innovative music videos of 2016 - "All Nite" ft Vince Staples by Clams Casino, directed by Ryan Staake for Pomp & Clout. If you haven't seen the video, it takes the concept of timeslices and applies it to video. The effect is in...

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Spring 2016 Entry Level Monitors Roundup

So you're just starting to get serious about color correction and are thinking about upgrading your monitor. Navigating the myriad of display options and knowing the difference between not appropriate, good enough, and ideal can be difficult without hours of research and a deep understanding of disp...

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Coloring The Arbalest

A few months ago, I sat down to color an odd indie feature from director Adam Pinney. If you pay attention to the indie film world, you may have heard about The Arbalest after its surprise win of the narrative feature jury award at SXSW 16 despite some less than encouraging reviews (varie...

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Decoding ProRes 4444 XQ on Windows

ProRes XQ (or ProRes 4444 XQ) was released in June 2014 as an expansion to the already very robust ProRes 4444. The new codec kept all the standard 4444 features post and VFX work have come to love (lossless 12 bit color and 16 bit with alpha), but has expanded the data rate to a staggering 396 MB/s...

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Film Grain and DaVinci Resolve

This article is a written companion to my YouTube tutorial "Adding Film Grain in DaVinci Resolve". If you learn better from video, I highly recommend you check the link out as I walk you through the entire process of regraining. Here I take the luxury of the article format to expand on concepts be...

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