THX & Dolby Offer Color Managment Class on May 24, 2012


Don’t miss this opportunity to learn about best practices for color management, display calibration and emulation.

Last Updated: May 3, 2012 7:46 pm GMT
(Burbank, California--May 3, 2012) Working in a modern production or post-production environment requires a working knowledge of color science. Regardless of a user’s position in the production chain, color plays a major role in telling a powerful story. This class provides a working knowledge of color management for digital film and video production, digital intermediate (DI) and video post-production, VFX, HD and film print dailies, and digital projection. Who should attend

Professionals in the video and feature film industry responsible for quality control of color across the entire production / post-production workflow, including:

  • VFX production supervisors
  • VFX artists
  • DI post-production engineers
  • CGI/VFX software developers
  • Digital imaging technicians (DITs)
  • Colorists

Your Instructors
  • Michael Chenery, Senior Color Scientist, THX Ltd.
  • Richard Schott, Manager of Imaging Technologies, THX Ltd.
  • Chris Combs, Field Applications Engineer, Video Products, Dolby Laboratories, Inc.
  • Bob Lofland, Customer Support Engineer, Professional Displays, Dolby Laboratories, Inc.

Course Topics
  • Color science and theory
  • Color management and data structures
  • Probes and their role in color science
  • Profiles vs. LUTs
  • Reference displays: requirements, workflows, optimization & calibration

Practical application and best practices of complementary technologies:
  • cineSpace and the Dolby Professional Reference Monitor
  • IIF / ACES workflow
  • Afternoon break-out sessions on color management, probes and optimizing displays

When & Where
Thursday, May 24th, 2012 8:30am – 5:30pm (8:30 - 12:30: Lecture / 1:30 - 5:00: Break-out sessions)

Dolby Laboratories Screening Room, 3601 West Alameda Avenue, Burbank, CA 91515 Registration

$395.00 includes tuition, course materials, and lunch


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