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Redshark's only 10 months old, and our readership is growing all the time. So if you're a new arrival here you'll have missed some great articles from earlier in the year

What Da Vinci was like in 1987!

Published in Post & VFX

(This is a second chance to see this lovely retro look at DaVinci.) I'm no fashion guru, but I do remember that in 1987 women wore shoulder pads the size of a small country and men rolled up their jacket sleeves as if it was almost an anatomical necessity. And I spent hours trying to recreate Jan Hammer's synthesised guitar sound from the Miami Vice theme on my Korg keyboard.

Colour grading breakdown

Published in Post & VFX

Colour grading has moved into the mainstream of video production, and we're always thirsty for advice about how get the job done convincingly - hopefully adding value to the finished work

[Updated] Imposing a "strong" look on a film can take all the original goodness from it. Phil Rhodes wonders whether we can take the concept of "skin tone" seriously any more.

This holiday we're re-running some of our most popular articles, in case you didn't see them the first time. Today: You don't have to rely on digital methods to give a film a distictive "look". Phil Rhodes explains.

Larry Jordan is a well known video industry figure, whose webcasts are listened to in 175 countries. We asked him about editing, color correction, the cloud, and whether he's looking forward to April's NAB - the biggest show of the year

Here's how to make your films look good

Published in Production

RedShark Replay: You don't have to rely on digital methods to give a film a distictive "look". Phil Rhodes explains (first published June 2013).

Blackmagic Davinci Resolve 10: The full rundown

Published in Post & VFX

Here's a full-length, in-depth look at Resolve 10 and the background to its development. RedShark reporter John Burkhart has been talking to Blackmagic about this seminal post production application.

Colour Correction basics - an excellent tutorial video

Published in Post & VFX

How often do people really take the time to explain the real basics? With stuff like colour correction, while you can and should rely on your eyes and a good, colour-calibrated monitoring system, you also need to make sure that your graded output is technically OK, or it might be rejected by your client

This is how to make a showreel

Published in Post & VFX

This is how to make a showreel. You have just a few minutes to grab people's attention. This is your calling card

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