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PIXELHOUSE COLOR GRADING SUITE UPDATED

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We have recently upgraded our setup to whole new level.
- workflow support upto 8k@60fps
- SDR and HDR workflow
- hd, uhd format for amazon prime, netfilx, imax video mastering
- DCP creation
- 360 VR workflow solution
- Stereo 3D support
- Davinci Resolve Color Grading Suite.

Pixelhouse Production, is equipped with one of the best teams in the industry. We thrive in providing quality work at competitive rates and on time. We have the complete setup as a one stop shop from pre to post production. Whether it is Camera rental, Animation, CGI, Color Correction, Editing or VFX we have the infrastructure to provide it. Peruse our site to know all about us.

www.pixelhouse.ae

DaVinci Resolve Micro Panel Review

DaVinci Resolve Micro Panel Review

MEDIACAST, DUBAI, UAE loaned me a Blackmagic Resolve Micro panel for three days for this review. I must thank them for the experience. 

Colorist - Sudip Shrestha (Pixelhouse Production - Dubai,UAE)

Colorist - Sudip Shrestha (Pixelhouse Production - Dubai,UAE)

The Micro panel is a well-constructed metal console with precision trackballs, rings, knobs and buttons. Panel mimics the controls in the software so it is very handy to perform any kind of color grading tasks.

It features three high resolution trackballs and 12 precision machined control knobs for accessing all essential primary color correction tools. Above the center trackball are keys for switching between log and offset color correction, as well as a key to display DaVinci Resolve’s full screen viewer, which is great for use with laptops. Eighteen dedicated keys on the right side also give you access to the most commonly used grading features and playback controls.

Why do you need color control surface?

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Any control surface, promises the user the ability to do the work of coloring without ever having to take his/ her eyes off of the image. Keyboard shortcuts and mouse will never let you simultaneously adjust color values in lift, gamma and gain so you need a dedicated hardware console for high end color grading tasks.
Most importantly, you need color control surface for SPEED, ACCURACY AND MULTITASKING.

DaVinci Resolve Micro Panel -  Pros

  • Awesome user experience and well built quality
  • Only for Davinci Resolve Colorists
  • Portable on desk as well as on location
  • Price

Cons

  • Works only with Davinci Resolve.
  • Few important keys are missing (copy/paste)
  • Cheaper and multi software support option available like Tangent ripple and oxygentec pro panel.
DaVinci Resolve Micro Panel is perfect for independent editors and colorists that need a truly portable solution, great on set to create looks and evaluate color and lighting, ideal for quickly grading video in broadcast trucks, great for education and much more!

Birdman - Outstanding color grading feature film 2015 (HPA)

The Hollywood Post Alliance (HPA) has unveiled the winners of the 10th Annual HPA Awards this evening at a gala celebration held at the Skirball Cultural Center in Los Angeles.  The HPA Awards recognize individuals and companies for outstanding contributions made in the creation of feature films, television, commercials, and entertainment content enjoyed around the world.

Honors were bestowed in craft categories honoring behind the scenes artistry, Engineering Excellence, and Creativity and Innovation.  Leon D. Silverman, a founder and current president of the HPA, was the recipient of the prestigious HPA Lifetime Achievement Award.

The winners of the 2015 HPA Awards are:

Outstanding Color Grading – Sponsored by Dolby

Outstanding Color Grading – Feature Film

WINNER:
“Birdman” Steven J. Scott // Technicolor

NOMINEES:
“Monsoon” Charles Boileau // Post-Moderne

“Lady of Csejte” Keith Roush // Roush Media

“The Boxtrolls” John Daro // FotoKem

“Whiplash” Natasha Leonnet // Modern VideoFilm

Outstanding Color Grading – Television

WINNER:
“Boardwalk Empire – Golden Days for Boys and Girls” John Crowley // Technicolor PostWorks NY

NOMINEES:
“Game of Thrones – Hardhome” Joe Finley // Chainsaw, Inc.

“Masters of Sex – A Parliament of Owls” Matt Lear // Sony Pictures Television

“Olive Kitteridge – Incoming Tide” Pankaj Bajpai // Encore

“Sense8 – What’s Going On?” Tony Dustin // Technicolor

Outstanding Color Grading – Commercial

WINNER:
Lincoln – “Intro” Tom Poole // Company 3

NOMINEES:
Caterpillar – “Lantern Festival” Rob Sciarratta // Company 3

Dodge – “Wisdom” Beau Leon // Company 3

Lexus – “Face Off” Dave Hussey // Company 3

Toyota – “Harrier” Siggy Ferstl // Company 3

Canon C300 Mark ii in Dubai Cabsat 2016

EOS C300 MARK II - KEY FEATURES

  • 8.85MP Super 35mm Canon CMOS sensor.
  • Shoot 4K at up to 410Mbps/10-bit with the Canon XF-AVC H.264 codec for easy 4K integration into existing workflows.
  • 15 stops of dynamic range with Canon Log2.
  • Simultaneously record 4K to dual internal CFast 2.0™ cards*, 2K/FHD proxy files to SD card and output 4K RAW to external devices.
  • Concentrate on the action with improvements in Dual Pixel CMOS AF, Face Detection AF and Auto White Balance.
  • High-sensitivity, low-noise images up to ISO 102,400.
  • Sensor readout speed is improved, producing even lower rolling shutter distortion.
  • Support for BT.2020, Canon Cinema Gamut and DCI-P3 colour space
  • 4 channel 16/24-bit audio.
  • Huge range of compatible lenses, servo zoom support and service changeable PL mount option.

Color Grading - Lexus TVC in Dubai

Here's a quick look on before and after grading shots of lexus tvc. Graded by colorist sudip.

Color Grading - SAHARA AL ARAB - MY LAND.MY MUSIC


MYLAND. MYMUSIC. - 'Sahara Al Arab' is the outcome of unique collaboration between Land Rover and Sony Music Entertainment

This collective recognises and celebrates the rich musical tapestry of Arabia. It all started with a musical journey, discovering and documenting the musicians and sounds of the region’s varied communities and landscapes. The final soundtrack is composed of words, music and ambient notes from five countries across the Middle East & North Africa region.

Colorist - Sudip Shrestha | Shot in Sony fs700.