CA301: HDR Colorist Masterclass (2 Days)

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HDR media has been commercially available since 2016 and is now the expected standard for Amazon and Netflix. It is supported by Sony, LG, Samsung, Apple and many more. HDR is the new delivery format. Act now, be amongst the first to master HDR. Come and see for yourself how amazing HDR can be.

In this class you will learn to take full advantage of new workflows and develop new skills for HDR and WCG. Ideal for colorists and all industry professionals that encounter ACES, Color Managed Workflows, High Dynamic Range (HDR10, HLG and Dolby Vision), UHD, 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 my HDR presentation at the BSC Expo. See the complete slide set here

You Will Learn

  • How High Dynamic Range makes better pictures

  • UHD and 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

Register for this and Color Managed Workflows in an Onyx cinema and save up to £200!    


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.