Let's Talk Monitors: What Makes a Good Display

Monitors are a hugely important part of color correction. While we do have scopes (essential in balancing scenes and maintaining legal levels), we need to be able to trust what our eyes see when building looks and making creative decisions. Unfortun…

Infamous: Second Son - A PS4 Web Spot

I shot/colored this very low budget web spot for the upcoming game Infamous: Second Son for the Sony PS4. The spot was directed by Sean Brown and produced by Stephen Oakey. Dan Marerro was camera operator/Weisscam Technician. Despite the very tiny b…

AVCHD MTS and Resolve

If you've ever worked with AVCHD and Resolve, you've almost certainly found that the two do not get along. Resolve cannot (will not) read AVCHD in its native mts wrapper. This can complicate the color process in post. To get around the issue you can…

Sing on Key

I recently did a quick grade for Chad Tennies and his video for DeLorean's Sing on Key. Chad shot the project on the Canon 1DC - the company's first foray into 4K on their DSLR's. I, unfortunately, did not receive raw files, but rather low quality p…

Q.U.E.E.N. Wins VMA

Congrats to Janelle, Veronica Logsdon, Alan Ferguson, Tre Native, and the rest of the production team on the Best Art Direction win for Q.U.E.E.N. last night. The award was definitely well earned.…

An Easier Way to Encode ProRes on Windows

Previously I wrote on how to manually encode ProRes on Windows. The process I detailed, while effective, can be cumbersome and intimidating, especially to those with little knowledge of command line operations within Windows. In the article, I also m…