AI technology (probably) isn’t the humanity-destroying rise of the machines that some fear—at least not in the world of post-production. It’s showing up all over the film industry, from helping to cast actors to achieving incredible visual effects transformations, like turning actor Josh Brolin into Thanos for “Avengers: Infinity War.” […]
When colorist Mary Lee Parisi sits down with a show for the first time, she often focuses on the picture alone. “When you first get the tape, you kind of shuttle through to get an idea of what it’s about,” she says. […]
Millions may have seen ‘The Godfather,’ but, during its initial release, colorist Jan Yarbrough was not among them. Three decades after its release, however, he was given the opportunity to study the film more closely than any mere audience member. […]
There are a lot of reasons why creative media professionals require a display on their desks that is capable of representing highly accurate colors. To start, animators must be confident that color choices will result in final renders that look how they expect them to look. […]
While two displays sound better than one, there were a few problems with this solution, the biggest being the physical gap between them. Yes, it was possible to take a window or a palette and stretch it across both displays, but it was practically impossible to work that way.
The Wizard of Oz re-released on home video? Again? That’s a question that’s going to be asked a lot as the studios finally dip into their libraries to release evergreen films, ingrained in our cultural consciousness, in the Blu-ray format. And nothing is quite as ingrained as The Wizard of Oz, one of the most watched and beloved films of all time. […]