Color Correction is the process of altering and enhancing the color of a film. There are many layers involved in the process and can take some time to perfect. With the proper knowledge and tools it can help improve the look and quality of your low-budget film immensely.
Below is a video tutorial on color correction narrated and demonstrated by one of the masters of low-budget visual FX Stu Maschwitz- former co-owner of The Orphanage and visual FX supervisor on such films as: Iron Man, Pirates of the Caribbean 3, and Sin City.
(*He is also author of the informative filmmaking book The DV Rebel’s Guide which you can find out more about in an early post we did at: www.indiemoviemaking.com/the-top-10-film-books).
I hope this tutorial helps allow you to enhance the quality of your films and lets you achieve those Big Blockbuster looks you’ve been craving. For more impressive tutorials like this one be sure and checkout: www.creativecow.net where you can find a huge catalogue of amazing tips and tricks to improve your films.
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