Color in TV dramas has never been more sophisticated

Color grading in black and white

Published in Post & VFX

Tim Burton’s stop-motion Frankenweenie calls for black and white grading

Magic Bullet Looks - RedShark Review including video

Published in Post & VFX

In the first of a two-part series, RedShark News Contributor Kevin Luiz explores the current incarnation of Red Giant's popular Magic Bullet Looks, the colour-grading centerpiece of the Magic Bullet Suite.

The art of Colour Rendering

Published in Post & VFX

Human beings come in a variety of exciting colours. Rendering those colours in a pleasing way has been a goal of photography since before photography actually had colours, but it's always going to be an incredibly subjective issue

[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.

Colour Grading in the Bedroom

Published in Post & VFX

Software-only colour grading systems have transformed the look of the colour landscape. But not if you want a hardware control surface or top-level manufacturer support. Andy Stout explains.

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).

Freelance colourist Warren Eagles looks at how software colour correctors have changed the grading industry; for better and worse

Built with Blender: Tears of Steel

Published in Production

For anyone that hasn't seen it yet, Tears of Steel is a heavily CGI-based short film that demonstrates the Open Source Blender's abilities as an end-to-end VFX and finishing pipeline

Nvidia GeForce GTX 980 tested with Resolve

Published in Post & VFX

Red Shark Technical Editor, Phil Rhodes, puts Nvidia's latest and greatest GPU through its paces, giving them a strenous colour correcting workout with Resolve and hardly booting up Elite: Dangerous at all.

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