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 incorporating the Academy Color Encoding System (ACES) workflow. Check out my blog post about remastering a project with ACES: HDR Remastering with the Academy Color Encoding System. One of the big advantages of working with the ACES color pipeline is the possibility to export to many different […]

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