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Watch now: Colourist Ollie Kenchington presents new educational series about colour accuracy

Feb 11, 2021

In this short educational series, Litepanels will be looking at some core concepts around controlling and capturing light in digital cinematography. The film explores why consistent colour and contrast in your films is desirable, why the spectral power distribution (SPD) of LED lights is so important, why tungsten lights are the benchmark against which all other lights are compared, the history of the Colour Rendering Index and, finally, how to use the Rec.709 chromaticity references on common charts to gauge the colour rendering of your own LED fixtures at home.

During four sessions Kenchington will draw upon his professional work with high profile brands to share his methods for designing on-set lighting, that either achieve color harmony, color contrast or complete neutrality, specifically focusing on his experience using Litepanels’ Gemini. He will also explore the purposes of using particular lighting techniques, whether it’s to create depth, create clarity, or faithfully represent a client’s product on screen.

The videos are posted below, other content can be viewed on the Litepanels Youtube channel

 

Ollie Kenchington set up Korro Films, his award-winning film production agency, in 2008. Korro produces exceptional brand films, commercials and documentaries for leading global organisations. Whether he is shooting, editing or grading, Ollie is a scrupulous filmmaker, with an eye for perfection.

Over the past thirteen years, Kenchington has also built up a reputation as a highly qualified and respected digital imaging specialist and post-production trainer. As lead tutor and founder of Korro Academy, Kenchington has taught thousands of aspiring filmmakers as an Apple Certified Master Trainer, Adobe Certified Instructor, Blackmagic Certified Trainer and MZed educator. Kenchington’s international standing as an expert in his field has also led to him being engaged directly by companies like Facebook, Google, DJI, RED, Canon, Sony, Eizo, CineD, Redshark News, Newsshooter, 4K Shooters, FilmConvert, RØDE, X-Rite, Litepanels, YouTube Space: London, CVP, ProAV, Wex Photo Video and many more.

 

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