Steve Hullfish Interview, Part 1

“The Skill Set of Professional Colorists”

Steve Hullfish, author

Steve Hullfish, author, editor, producer

Steve Hullfish is an author, editor, producer, and all-around good guy. He’s written several books on digital production and color grading; including the particularly (and deservedly) well-received and original book on color grading, “The Art & Technique of Digital Color Correction“. In Part 1 we discuss:

  • Shading Cameras
  • Being trained by colorist Bob Sliga (circa 1997)
  • Using scopes to develop a good ‘eye’
  • Getting started with DV Magazine
  • Publishing his first color correction book (NOT in black & white)
  • Grading vs Correcting
  • Working with a dozen professional colorists
  • ‘Selling’ the grade
  • Communicating with clients

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Length: 40 minutes

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Show Notes:

  • Steve’s Blog: CUT.N.COLOR at the ProVideo Coalition website

This interview is part of an on-going interview series with the movers, shaker, and thinkers involved in the field of professional color grading for moving images. When I have new episodes to release, they are released on Tuesdays. To be notified you may follow me on Twitter (@patInhofer), via our RSS feed, and on iTunes.

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