LA COLORIST MEETUP #12

DOLBY VISION SPECIAL

As the version 4.0 of Dolby Vision is finally getting its official release, we thought it would be appropriate to find out more about it. We are honored to welcome to meetup, Dolby Laboratory’s Master Colorist, Greg Hamlin. Greg did Dolby Vision on a myriad of amazing projects but most importantly he did Mad Max ‘Fury Road’.  This movie is firmly on my list of ‘Must Be Seen HDR Grades’.

One LA company that does not get enough credit for its Dolby Vision mastering tools is MTI’s Cortex. While Colorfront’s Encoder seems to be the most popular tool out there ( Bill Feightner, company’s color scientist and CTO was our guest back in April ), Cortex has done a very interesting approach to the task of Dolby Vision mastering. Fresh from IBC in Amsterdam, we are bringing the company’s CEO, Larry Chernoff, to take us into philosophy and practicality behind their approach.

SPEAKERS:

GREG HAMLIN - MASTER COLORIST @ DOLBY LABORATORIES

Greg does Dolby Vision and Dolby Cinema HDR color correction at Dolby Laboratories. He has done HDR Dolby Vision remastering of feature films for Warner Brothers, Sony Pictures, and Universal Studios including The Accountant, The Legend of Tarzan, I Am Legend, Fifty Shades of Grey, Argo, Lone Survivor, Men In Black 1, Black Mass, Mad Max Fury Road, Man of Steel, Sucker Punch and others.


LARRY CHERNOFF - CEO MTI FILM creators of CORTEX

Larry Chernoff began his career as a film editor in New York City and has since helped to found and lead many post-production companies around Los Angeles, including FilmCore, Encore and RIOT. He went on to become President of 4MC, later Ascent Media Group Creative Services, including its Los Angeles, New York and London operations.  In 2017, the HPA honored him with its Lifetime Achievement Award.

Larry brought this history and expertise to MTI Film, first as a Board Member in 2003 and then as CEO since 2005. Larry's vision and experience has helped keep MTI Film's flagship products, DRS™ NOVA & CORTEX on the cutting edge of post-production technology and has been the driving force behind MTI Film's fully file-based workflow and the new Cortex family of products for mobile dailies.


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