Blake Jones is something akin to colorist royalty. He worked on a lot of the big home video releases for MGM UA, which means he has titles such as 2001: A Space Odyssey, Poltergeist, and the Technicolor series of MGM musicals such as Seven Brides for Seven Brothers in his portfolio.
Back then, grading was an almost industrial process using a telecine machine running the original neg; now it’s via a laptop hooked up to an OLED screen such as the ASUS ProArt PQ22UC.
“This is a perfect solution for Digital intermediate grading in the field,” he says.
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