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Winter Look Academy 2021 Color Grading Scholarship Application


Dado Valentic of Colour.Training will be offering the opportunity for a select group of YEP program graduates interested in color grading and collaboration in the color pipeline, to attend the “Winter Look Academy 2021” that will run from January 11 through February 5, 2021.

Award winning master colorist, color scientist, trainer, and AI innovator, Dado Valentic, will conduct a master class joined by an elite group of guest lecturers. Previous guest lecturers include Oscar-winning Color Scientist Josh Pines of Technicolor, Oscar nominated cinematographer Lawrence Sher ASC Joker, The Hangover and Garden State, and Company 3 Senior Colorist Walter Volpatto Star Wars: The Last Jedi, The Hateful Eight, Dunkirk and Green Book. Applicants do not need to be senior colorists but will need to have working proficiency in DaVinci Resolve.

What to Expect:

4 week realtime course with Dado Valentic and guest lecturers featuring:

  • 2 live classes per week
  • Self study assignments
  • The history of color as part of the storytelling process
  • The work of renowned directors and cinematographers, their color palette choices, and their visual styles
  • Learn color grading techniques and organizing a color workflow
  • Introduction to the tools COLOURLAB.AI, a machine learning shot matching application, LOOK DESIGNERS 2.O and GRAINLAB

Winter Look Academy 2021 Scholarship Application Requirements:

Submit an application via the form below.

Must have working proficiency on DaVinci Resolve.

After completing application, you must create and submit a “Look Book” using https://shotdeck.com.

Your Look Book Must Include:

  • An introduction page that summarizes the theme of the Look Book. Each page should have 3-9 images.
  • 4-6 pages total.
    •  Use ShotDeck or any movie library for source images.
  • Use Canva or any similar program for making the presentation.
  • Delivery format: .pd file   No grading necessary/just reference images.
  • We encourage you to show us more than one look.
  • Focus on the emotional connection with your audience.
  • Click here for additional details and sample Look Book

Application Deadline: January 5, 2021.

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