Matt Aindow

Matt Aindow

Matt Aindow is a freelance artist and M&E workflow consultant, in an ever-deepening love affair with story telling via the dark art of colour grading. He believes these are jolly exciting times to be involved in the business, but is saddened that we can't deliver on gender equality. Come on! Member of SMPTE, CSI and DCS. The eternal student.

If the content schedule at this year’s SIGGRAPH is anything to go by, it looks like rumours of VR’s death, or at least its entering into a proto-zombie state, are a bit premature.

Tokyo-based post facility Digital Garden was briefed to create an 8K HDR video for a global technology client. This is how they did it.

Manfrotto Nitrotech N8 Fluid Video Head on test

Published in Production

RedShark Review: Manfrotto's new camera support system proves that innovation can still touch every area of our working lives. Truly this is a head for the 21st-century shooter.

65,000 frames, all of which have been hand-painted on canvas and then assembled into a film. Unsurprisingly, Loving Vincent is very much the first feature of its kind.

Sonnet to roll out Thunderbolt 3 external GPU

Published in Technology & Computing

The eGFX Breakaway Box isn’t meant as a replacement for high-end workflows. It’s a more like a portable solution that boosts graphics performance when you’re away from the desktop. On-set colourists, DITs, editors, audio producers and digital creatives working with VR in the field, who can harness the plug-and-play GPU acceleration offered by the eGFX Breakaway Box, will love it.

The 360-degree cameras of CES 2017

Published in VR & AR

There are clear gaps in the market for affordable, professional 360-degree cameras. Did CES 2017 come close to plugging any of them? Matt Aindow reports.

With the grand aim of building “a close alliance to promote both artistic pre-eminence and scientific achievement in the creative art of colour”, CSI made its debut at this year’s IBC Colorist Mixer.

It was the camera that broke Cine Gear 2016. Michael Cioni, President of Light Iron and Product Director of the Panavision Millennium DXL, talks to Matt Aindow about the DNA of one of the most spectacular camera launches of 2016.

Five top tips for colorists

Published in Post & VFX

RedShark Replay: Grading is one of those skills that is incredibly difficult to master. So this seemed an opportune time to repeat the piece where Warren Eagles shares five top tips shedding light on the dark art of color grading and the life of a colorist. 

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