Color Management in VFX — Overall

  • All the concepts here have been simplified to have a picture of the whole idea for the artists to understand easily. I try not to use terms that are too incomprehensible.

What is Colorspace?

WHAT IS IT ALL ABOUT in VFX?

  1. Linearize everything
  2. Set a proper gamut and make sure every source is interpreted by the same primaries and white point.

DIFFERENT LINEAR WORKFLOW

sRGB vs ACES?

ACES for SHOOTING

  1. Apply the transfer function to neutralize the footage from logc into linear space.
  2. Convert Alexa Wide Gamut(AWG) into sRGB.

COMPOSITING in ACES

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