[Tig] Common practice in DCI grading

Pascal NOWAK pacoul at wanadoo.fr
Sat Sep 6 10:54:49 BST 2014


I have no problems with both workflows, P3 to 709 or the opposite. Decision doesn't really depends on artistic aspects but more about how the post facility feels more comfortable.






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> It's more practile and I do it as well, though I made some tests with my 
> specbos and lightspace and had no problem finding colors outside 709 
> gamut, like tomatoes are redder or random leaves are greener.
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> If in the end the grade will be that saturated is a different matter.
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> Felix Trolldenier
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> On 05.09.2014 12:23, Pat Wintersgill via Tig wrote:
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> > This has been my experience also, from a workflow point of view it seems much more efficient to grade in rec709 and fit that into XYZ for cinema, rather than grade in P3 and convert to Rec709 for broadcast.
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> > On 3 Sep 2014, at 17:48, Joe Owens via Tig  wrote:
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> >> Pretty much my experience lately, now that most of the DCP authoring software has figured out how to migrate the SMPTE values over to the X'Y'Z' DCI space. There will be a bigger variation in the wild (commercial projection theatres) -- a bit like trying to predict how your 709 grade is going to look on Fred and Marge's LCD that they just brought home from Tiger Express.
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> >> On 2014-09-03, at 9:02 AM, Tom Rovak via Tig wrote:
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> >>> grade in HDTV and use the SMPTE DCI standards when making a DCP and the results have been a DCI that matches my HDTV grade almost flawlessly.
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