Let me dream | Shattered Glass Effect

Let me dream | Shattered Glass Effect

A few scenes of the music video “Let me dream” include a glass terrarium that gets shattered. Using a real shattered glass was not really an option, because the crack in the glass should expand over time and in a certain direction. Would the glass be prepared for breakage onset, the speed and the direction […]

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HDR | YouTube AV1 upload

HDR | YouTube AV1 upload

This is a short follow-up blog post on my “guide for YouTube HDR delivery” part 3 which describes the encoding process with the AV1 codec in FFmpeg. The AV1 codec is a new codec for encoding high-quality videos. This codec increases the quality of the video with the same size or reduces its size while […]

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HDR Remastering with the Academy Color Encoding System

HDR Remastering with the Academy Color Encoding System

After writing my Guide for YouTube HDR delivery I decided to remaster a two-year-old film project “Der Kelch des Pius”. My team and I colored the film only for theatrical DCI-P3 projection and later for a BT.709 grade.  For each format, we repeated the whole color grading process which was very time-consuming. For the HDR […]

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Guide for YouTube HDR delivery

Guide for YouTube HDR delivery

In past years I had a few projects which incorporated the Academy Color Encoding System (ACES) workflow. One of the big advantages in working with ACES is the possibility to export to many different formats such as HDR formats like PQ (ST2084) and bt.2020 color gamut. This is cool but I did not know any […]

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