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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 Case Study: Mining the archives for First Man

  The movie First Man dramatises the story of Neil Armstrong’s famous giant leap for mankind. To give it a strong sense of authenticity, Director Damien Chazelle approached NASA to see if there was any archive footage from the Apollo era. The good news was that NASA offered complete access to their archive material and there was plenty of footage ...

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FilmLight illuminates commitment to Japanese creative community at Inter BEE 2018

  FilmLight’s Japanese branch, FilmLight KK, to showcase the power of Baselight v5   [LONDON — 08 November 2018]: FilmLight will demonstrate its creative and technical commitment to Japanese television broadcasting and post-production with its own booth at Inter BEE 2018 (Makuhari Messe, Tokyo, 14–16 November, #3311). This marks both the five-year anniversary of the FilmLight office in Tokyo, and ...

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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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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 introduces BLG for Flame at NAB2018

New plugin brings integrated creative colour to the Autodesk visual FX application, saves time for finishing workflows At NAB2018, FilmLight is launching BLG for Flame as the latest product in the popular Baselight Editions range. BLG for Flame is a Linux-only plugin for Autodesk Flame that applies a Baselight grade automatically, either from Baselight Linked Grade (BLG) files or directly ...

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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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Baselight helps Donbass meet Cannes deadline

Gritty Ukrainian movie benefits from flexible Baselight pipeline, supporting fast delivery to enable premiere at Cannes Film Festival Donbass, a new movie by Ukrainian writer/director Sergei Loznitsa, is to be shown as a work-in-progress version at the 2018 Cannes Film Festival. Post-production was to a tight timescale – shooting only wrapped in March – and Bucharest facility Digital Cube used ...

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L’espace Vision adds FilmLight grading and high-speed media server

Powerful FLUX Store boosts Baselight productivity in Tokyo facility LONDON — 17 October 2017: Top Tokyo post house L’espace Vision is marking its 30th anniversary by adding a powerful grading suite from FilmLight. As well as a Baselight TWO workstation, with the new version 5.0 software, it is adding the 160TB FLUX Store post-production data server, designed to stream media ...

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Transcontinental colour collaboration on VFX-heavy spot for Nissan

LONDON — 12 June 2017: When you book a commercial into the Super Bowl coverage, you know that the creative and technical quality is going to be under real scrutiny. So for Nissan’s Return of the Snowman spot, VFX specialists The Embassy in Vancouver banded together with post house Alter Ego – 3400km away in Toronto – by harnessing FilmLight’s BLG (Baselight Linked ...

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Technicolor invests in Baselight X to meet increasing demands for HDR finishing

LONDON — 15 May 2017: Technicolor, the world leader in production and post-production services, has extended its colour grading capabilities in Hollywood with FilmLight’s Baselight X system. Baselight X is the latest and most powerful implementation of the Baselight colour grading and finishing system.   HDR colour grading services are available at Technicolor’s post-production facilities globally, but its Hollywood center obviously ...

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Prelight 5.0 provides on-set look creation at NAB2017

LOS ANGELES — 18 April 2017: After a promising start to the Prelight beta programme – with over 700 users joining since it was announced – FilmLight will demonstrate Prelight 5.0 at NAB2017 (booth SL3828, 24–27 April, Las Vegas Convention Center). Designed to provide visual reassurance to DoPs and DITs on set without disrupting the flow of the shoot, Prelight incorporates ...

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FilmLight rolls out 5.0 across its entire product range

LONDON — 13 April 2017: At NAB2017 (booth SL3828, Las Vegas Convention Center, 24–27 April), FilmLight will demonstrate its version 5.0 advanced colour tools. Users will benefit from the same powerful toolkit, and a consistent and familiar user experience, from the flagship Baselight colour grading and finishing system, through Baselight Editions, to Daylight and the new on-set application, Prelight. “We are ...

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