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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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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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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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FilmLight brings in Matthieu Straub to strengthen its international colour workflow team

  LONDON — 15 July 2019: Well-known French DIT and film workflow specialist, Matthieu Straub, has joined FilmLight. Based in Paris, he will provide technical advice and practical assistance to FilmLight clients in France and Benelux, as well as acting as the company’s voice in local key trade groups and with training partners in the production and post marketplaces. After ...

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BBC Street unlocks creative and technical opportunities with new Baselight TWO

  LONDON — 9 July, 2019: BBC Street, the in-house post-production facility at BBC Scotland in Glasgow, has installed a new Baselight system to upgrade their grading and finishing suite with Baselight’s latest powerful 4K/HDR toolset and to improve their client experience. BBC Street works for external clients as well as internal productions, which are broadcast on national and international ...

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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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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 activates v5 for Baselight STUDENT

  Latest Baselight STUDENT release for professional and aspiring colourists now available   [LONDON — 10 January, 2019]: Baselight STUDENT, FilmLight’s free macOS application, has been enhanced with the innovative and creative advances from the core Baselight v5 software. Baselight STUDENT v5 will allow those developing their skills as a colourist to have the full range of creative features, based ...

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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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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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Encore turns to Baselight to colour the story of Picasso

Deluxe finishes ‘Genius: Picasso’ for National Geographic   London, UK — 05 July 2018: The second series of National Geographic’s popular series Genius focuses on the extraordinary life of painter Pablo Picasso. Colourist Pankaj Bajpai at Encore in Hollywood was charged with creating the look that evoked the time and place as well as the art. Bajpai was the colourist ...

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FilmLight launches worldwide colour masterclass tour

Global series of masterclasses on HDR, colour workflows, and new grading and delivery tools To help colourists, DoPs and the wider production and post industry understand the opportunities and challenges that HDR and new delivery formats bring, FilmLight is taking intensive and specialist masterclasses on a world tour. Dates are already set for London (15 May), Mumbai (16 May), Hollywood ...

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