Tag Archives: FilmLight

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Q&A: FilmLight CEO Wolfgang Lempp on Baselight’s New Base Grade

FilmLight got the attention of color-graders when it announced Base Grade, a new control set that moves Baselight's focus away from the traditional lift/gamma/gain methods of color-correction. There wasn't a lot of detail on Base Grade available in the pre-NAB … more »

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Baselight Says There’s a Better Way to Color Than Lift/Gamma/Gain

FilmLight has announced some details of its upcoming Baselight 5.0 software, including a departure from color-grading norms. Citing a desire to adopt controls that "accurately mimic the way the eye appreciates color," the new Baselight's flagship feature, Base Grade, will emphasize … more »

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Finishing House of Cards for 4K Streaming

At the moment (and for the foreseeable future), your favorite TV shows are being broadcast through your cable, satellite provider, or over the airwaves in either 720p or 1080i. While camera manufacturers have made the transition to 4K, the majority … more »

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Charting a Course for an Avid 4K Finish

In an effort to protect some of the last wild places in the world's oceans, National Geographic launched Pristine Seas, a series of expeditions and affiliated research to locate, assess and ultimately shelter those waters most at risk. The first … more »

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Academy Launches ACES 1.0, Sets NAB Outreach

The Academy Color Encoding System (ACES), designed to preserve the creative decisions made by filmmakers throughout the production, post-production and archival process, launched today. At the same time, a new ACES Logo Program has been introduced to highlight support for the system across … more »

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Dolby Vision HDR System Gains Traction with SGO Mistika Support

4K was the buzzword at NAB, but even as the industry marched toward ever-higher resolution for acquisition, Dolby Laboratories was making inroads with another approach to the pixel problem — images with higher dynamic range, rather than simply higher resolution. … more »

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Under the Skin’s Scarlett Johansson Hits the Streets with the One-cam

Under the Skin, a science-fiction arthouse film that just crossed the $1 million mark at the U.S. box-office, is being sold as a spooky erotic thriller featuring Scarlett Johansson as a sexy alien invader on the loose in Scotland. That's … more »

John Quartel Becomes Technical Director at Company 3 in London

John Quartel, formerly of FilmLight, has been named technical director at Company 3's London location, reporting to Director of Operations Claire McGrane. Quartel's duties will involve working on Company 3's color pipeline, including dailies, editorial, VFX and post-production. "We are … more »

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NAB 2014 Video: Dolby

Dolby's Roland Vlaicu and FilmLight's Peter Postma talk about the new Dolby Vision process.

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Codex Enters Crash-Cam Market with New, 3D-Ready Action Cam

File-based production workflow specialist Codex Digital is getting into acquisition with the new Codex Action Cam, a compact cinema camera designed for use as a crash cam or witness camera on set. It has 14-bit image processing on board and … more »