Want your video to have that ‘cinematic look’? Then you need to apply some colour grading to your footage to make it stand out and give it a unique style!
In my last tutorial I discussed Colour Correction and why it is so important to achieving a clean, cinematic look. You can check out my colour correction tutorial here:
In the second part of the tutorial I discuss colour grading. Colour grading is the process of creatively altering the look of your footage to give it the desired emotional impact.
This ranges from simple colour adjustments to vignettes, effects and any sort of stylistic change that you can imagine. Colour grading is not an exact science and it is all about being creative and finding a look that works for you.
I take you through colour grading the footage I used for our Zombie Hunter VFX short film and our recently released Mario’s Magic Mushroom short film.
You can find a detailed written version of this color grading tutorial on my website:
You can check out the final VFX short films here:
Mario’s Magic Mushroom:
MAIN CAMERA – (Canon 5D Mark III)
MAIN LENS – (Canon EF 24-70mm II USM)
VLOGGING CAMERA – (Canon G7X)
CHEAPER BUT GREAT – (Canon S120)
BEST 4K DRONE – (DJI Mavic Pro)
RECOMMENDED BUNDLE – (DJI Fly More Combo)
CHEAPER & SMALLER – (DJI Spark)
AUDIO RECORDER – (Zoom H5)
CHEAPER BUT GREAT – (Zoom H2N)
SHOTGUN MIC – (Zoom SGH-6)
ON CAMERA MIC – (Rode Videomic)
HEADPHONES – (Audio Technica ATH-M50X)
TRAVEL TRIPOD – (Manfrotto MKCOMPACTLT)
ADOBE CREATIVE CLOUD –
HITFILM PRO –
GOOGLE PLUS –
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