CA301: HDR Colorist Masterclass (2 Days)

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HDR has been available to consumers since 2016 and is now the expected standard for Amazon and Netflix. It is supported by Sony, LG, Samsung, Apple and many more. HDR will become the new delivery format. Act now, be amongst the first to master HDR.

In this class you will learnt take full advantage of new workflows and develop new skills for HDR and other new standards. Ideal for colorists and industry professionals that will encounter ACES, High Dynamic Range (HDR including Dolby Vision), UHD, Rec 2020, and wide color gamut. We look at how grades and looks are affected by these new developments and which tools are most useful to achieve bigger better color.

Theses are sample slides from the HDR presentation at the  BSC Expo. See the complete slide set here

You Will Learn

  • UHD and rec 2020
  • WCG deliverables
  • ACES file formats
  • ACES color space
  • Color Managed Workflows
  • Understanding HDR and BT 2100
  • PQ and BT 2084
  • HLG, HDR10 and other formats
  • HDR metadata
  • Grading HDR
  • Dolby Vision in practice
  • Tone Mapping


All students on this course receive an ICA Certificate.

NOTE: This class is recognized by the Motion Picture Editors Guild and their members are eligible to get two thirds of cost of the class reimbursed through Contract Services. More information at  You must apply to them and be pre-approved in order to qualify for reimbursement.