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Fifty Fifty adds second Baselight grading suite

  Experienced long-form colourist, Joe Stabb, to push boundaries of 4K and HDR deliveries   LONDON — 21 October 2019: Leading London boutique post house Fifty Fifty has added a second Baselight grading suite as part of its expansion programme. With the growing interest in top end content for broadcast and streaming, both suites are equipped for 4K and HDR ...

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Artjail raises the bar with Baselight colour grading

Senior colourist, Clinton Homuth   LONDON — 3 October 2019: Independent VFX boutique Artjail has added a Baselight grading suite in each of its locations: one in its New York studio, and one in Toronto their newest studio that opened in January. Bringing grading and VFX together will strengthen the studio’s workflow for complex VFX projects. It will also further ...

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Fast-forward to creative results with FilmLight at IBC2019

  New Blackboard Classic control panel on show, as well as workflow improvements for VFX, dailies, broadcast and more.   LONDON — 5 September 2019: At this year’s IBC, FilmLight (Amsterdam, 13-17 September, stand #7.A45) is demonstrating new colour management tools and products designed to improve efficiency and flexibility for a wide range of workflows. With colour grading an increasing ...

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FilmLight presents Colour On Stage at IBC2019

  Free programme expanded to two days to provide greater opportunities to see industry leaders in finishing demonstrate their craft   LONDON — 13 August 2019: At this year’s IBC, FilmLight (stand #7.A45) is hosting the free two-day seminar series, Colour On Stage, on 14-15 September 2019. The event provides an opportunity for visitors to participate in live presentations and ...

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Creating movie star looks for HBO’s Big Little Lies

LONDON — 08 August, 2019: The second season of HBO’s runaway hit drama Big Little Lies was completed at Technicolor in Los Angeles. Finishing artist and Vice President of business development Pankaj Bajpai, famed for grading the HBO series Sex in the City, True Detective and Nat Geo’s Genius seasons for both Einstein and Picasso, used Baselight to enhance the ...

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Legendary colourist Yvan Lucas reunites with Quentin Tarantino for ‘Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood’

  LONDON — 5 August 2019: The latest movie written and directed by Quentin Tarantino, Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood, took the 2019 Cannes Film Festival by storm. The film visits late 60’s Los Angeles with colour and vitality realised by cinematographer Robert Richardson. To create the distinctive vintage look of the period, Yvan Lucas, a veteran DI colourist ...

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Saudi Arabia’s first production facility incorporates Baselight

  LONDON — 31 July 2019: Following the lifting of a 35-year ban on cinema in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Nebras Films has established the first full facility production and post service, based in Riyadh. As part of a complete offering, the post house includes a Baselight TWO grading suite with the latest v5 software, equipped with a Blackboard ...

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Youngster builds powerful workflows with BLG

    LONDON — 18 July 2019: One of London’s newest high-end finishing houses, Youngster, is delivering uncompromised quality thanks to FilmLight’s unique BLG workflow. Youngster is using the innovative setup to provide seamless, renderless content exchange between Flame VFX, Avid editing and the Baselight grading and finishing suite. The BLG workflow is already being used on commercials including those ...

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FilmLight finishing gives distinction to Cannes winners

  LONDON — 3 July, 2019: Two of the top prizes at this year’s Cannes Film Festival have gone to ground-breaking movies which rely on FilmLight colour science for their distinctive looks. Parasite, from Korean director Bong Joon Ho, took the Palme d’Or, while director Mati Diop won the Grand Prix for Atlantique (Atlantics), the first black female director to ...

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FilmLight introduces ProRes RAW native support

LONDON — 6 April 2019: The latest version of the core Baselight software, version 5.2, and Daylight now support native access to the ProRes RAW format. This is one of the first full implementations of the ProRes RAW format from a world-leading professional colour grading application. The high-quality ProRes RAW image format is now available on cameras from a wide ...

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At NAB 2019, FilmLight adds more to modern colour finishing and delivery

LONDON — 28 March, 2019: With the colour grading suite now the hub for finishing on movies, premium television and commercials, FilmLight is focusing on putting all the right colour tools into the hands of the creatives who need them, and on simplifying the pipeline for collaborative workflows. The question is this: how best to fit this potentially time-consuming work ...

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Latest FilmLight Colour Day to be held at NAB2019

  Free colour masterclass demonstrates latest workflows and techniques with leading colourists   [LONDON — 25 March 2019]: The next in the series of acclaimed FilmLight Colour Day masterclasses will be held alongside NAB on Monday 8th April 2019. Presented by industry leaders in creative grading, this intensive day will introduce colourists, DoPs and the wider production and post industry ...

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FilmLight creates Cold War look for ‘The Americans’

Series six graded for HDR and 4K Ultra HD at Technicolor PostWorks The sixth and final Emmy award winning series of The Americans, a period spy thriller set in the 1980s during the Cold War, was recently finished in HDR and 4K Ultra HD at Technicolor PostWorks in New York. Since series two, the look of the finished series has ...

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Baselight innovation streamlines collaborative creativity at IBC2018

New tools designed to meet the real needs of creative colourists   [London, UK — 07 September, 2018]: FilmLight is to demonstrate remarkably powerful new functionality for its colour grading and management platform Baselight at IBC2018 (Amsterdam, 14–18 September, stand 7.B26). The latest software will be shown on Baselight grading stations, and also implemented across FilmLight’s product range, which includes ...

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FilmLight boosts performance and collaboration for editing, VFX and compositing with Baselight Editions

Creatives can take advantage of unique workflows across Avid, NUKE and Flame with advanced feature set   [London, UK — 30 August 2018]: At IBC, FilmLight will be showing the new features of Baselight v5 for Avid and NUKE, along with BLG for Flame, the latest product in the Baselight Editions range. The popular plugins bring sophisticated colour control and ...

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FilmLight’s Worldwide Colour Tour brings key industry talents to the stage for IBC2018 Colour Day

Free masterclass unites diverse finishing artists to share knowledge and demonstrate real-world projects London, UK — 7 August, 2018: FilmLight is to stage one of its hugely popular colour tour masterclasses at IBC2018 (RAI Amsterdam) on Sunday 16 September. This intensive day of live presentations and practical discussions is designed to guide colourists, DoPs and the wider production and post ...

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