Our live seminar & roundtable on using HDR as a storytelling tool that took place on Friday night is now available to view online here https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bJsz0foS0NI.

The evening featured a group of high-end cinematographers, including triple Oscar winner Vittorio Storaro, colourists and DITs

Chaired by Televisual’s MD, James Bennett, the session explored the theoretical and practical aspects of HDR production with a stellar panel of luminaries.

Part 1 – a 20minute presentation looking at how luminance impacts colour tonality and with some observations about the electrical department’s approach to Woody Allen’s A Rainy day in New York

  • Simone D’arcangelo, DIT, cinematographer and CEO of Wildcat (credits include Café Society and A Rainy Day in New York
  • Anthony Raffaele, Colourist (credits include Café Society and A Rainy Day in New York)
  • Pablo Garcia, Head of Colour at Mission (Colour Supervisor for His Dark Materials and Downton Abbey)

Part 2 – a 20minute specially recorded presentation by Vittorio Storaro, ASC, AIC (triple Oscar-winning cinematographer with credits including The Last Emperor, Apocalypse Now & A Rainy Day in New York)

Part 3 – a 75minute panel discussion with colourists, DITs and cinematographers covering HDR preparation, on-set and grading best practice with D’arcangelo, Raffaele, Garcia now joined by:

  • Asa Shoul, Colourist at Warner Bros De Lane Lea (credits include Mission Impossible – Fall Out and The Crown & Devs) 
  • Roberto Schaefer, ASC, AIC, Cinematographer with credits Quantum of Solace and Finding Neverland) 
  • Angus Hudson, BSC, Cinematographer with credits as additional DoP Star Wars: Episode VIII – The Last Jedi and Mary Queen of Scots, and cinematographer for You Should have left 
  • And Eben Bolter, BSC a cinematographer with credits including Avenue 5 and The Feed 

Head to https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bJsz0foS0NI to watch the sessions

Jon Creamer

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