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New Case Study for Netflix show “Smiley”

By Steve Tobenkin | March 29, 2023 |
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Use this link to find out more! https://www.sgo.es/smiley/ Thanks to SGO, Netflix and all the creatives involved!

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Eric Whipp colors George Miller’s Three Thousand Years of Longing with Baselight and ACES

By Steve Tobenkin | January 19, 2023 |
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Thanks to Eric Whipp co-founder and senior colourist at Alter Ego in Toronto. He recently collaborated with George Miller on the Three Thousand Years of Longing (https://www.imdb.com/title/tt9198364/reference/) and successfully used ACES on the Baselight from our Product Partner FilmLight! Read about the production here: https://www.tvbeurope.com/production-post/case-study-baselight-helps-george-miller-achieve-his-vision-for-three-thousand-years-of-longing

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Masterclass on Academy Color Encoding System (ACES) at IFFI (Goa Film Festival)

By Steve Tobenkin | November 25, 2022 |
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ACES Vice-chair Joachim Zell and ACES Adoption Lead Steve Tobenkin will teach a 90 minute Masterclass on the Academy Color Encoding System, at the 53rd Annual IFFI Goa Film Festival on Saturday November 26 in Goa, India. The class is expected to be streamed and posted afterwards for the community to enjoy…check back here for…

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ACES and CML host Filmmaker Panel at Camerimage 2022

By Steve Tobenkin | November 5, 2022 |
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If you’re attending Camerimage 2022 in November, please join us for what we know will be an enlightening event! “Protect your Creative Intent with ACES” An Interactive forum with ACES users, that will benefit current users and those new to ACES. In addition to the panel of filmmakers (see below, subject to availability) we will…

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SMPTE Recognizes ACES with Workflow Systems Medal

By Steve Tobenkin | November 5, 2022 |
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Representatives from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences and the ACES community recently attended the SMPTE Awards Gala in Hollywood. ACES Co-chair Annie Chang and the Academy’s Science and Technology Council Co-chair Paul Debevic, accepted the Workflow Systems Medal on behalf of the ACES community and all those who have helped in the…

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Bill Baggelaar Joins ACES Leadership team as Project Co-chair

By Steve Tobenkin | October 26, 2022 |
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Please welcome Bill Baggelaar (bill_baggelaar) EVP & CTO, Technology Development at Sony Pictures Entertainment as he joins Annie Chang in their new roles as Co-chairs of the ACES project. Bill is a respected technologist and leader and will help bolster the efforts to finalize, and roll-out ACES 2.0 to developers and the ACES community; as well…

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ProVideo Coalition Features ACES in Color Management Article/Video

By Steve Tobenkin | September 26, 2022 |
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Have a look at this terrific article from ProVideo Coalition: Color Management Part 12: Introducing ACES Link: https://www.provideocoalition.com/color-management-part-12-introducing-aces/ Thanks to Chris Zwar and ProVideo Coalition for this profile.

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Transferring Looks with ACES and AMF (from Pomfort)

By Steve Tobenkin | March 7, 2022 |
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A must read article from ACES Product Partner Pomfort that offers a good history and use case for AMF. Two quotes from the blog, but it’s only a 12 minute read, so click through! https://pomfort.com/article/transferring-looks-with-aces-and-amf/ “This article introduces the ideas around the ACES Metadata Format and illustrates what makes it different from other “look formats”.…

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Universal Announces It Will Use and Deliver Its Productions With the Latest Version of ACES

By Steve Tobenkin | February 28, 2022 |
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Universal Pictures made the announcement Thursday the HPA Tech Retreat in Palm Springs, that it will begin to use and deliver its productions using the latest version 1.3 of the Academy Color Encoding System (ACES). As reported by Carolyn Giardina in The Hollywood Reporter, Universal plans to begin using ACES 1.3 in the fourth quarter…

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Happy Holidays to the ACES Community!

By Steve Tobenkin | December 21, 2021 |
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As this year winds to a close, we wanted to thank everyone for their support of ACES this year. So many of you used ACES in your productions, contributed to our Virtual Working Groups or TACs, posted questions or helped others with answers. We’ve build a vibrant community and your participation is at the center…

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