Tertiary Catalogue

Series: Directing Colour


Episode 1: Creating a Palette

Episode 1: Creating a Palette

In the first episode of the series, Ollie introduces us to the concept of “Directing Colour” as he begins to produce a commercial for a boutique catering company. He takes us through the process of how he developed a colour palette for their...Show More
Episode 2: Perceiving Colour

Episode 2: Perceiving Colour

Here, Ollie gives us a quick primer on how the human visual system affects our perception of colour and why that means certain colours recede and others advance in our perception.
Episode 3: Calibrating Colour

Episode 3: Calibrating Colour

In this video, Ollie takes us through the process of building custom LUTs on set for monitoring. He shows how simple steps before rolling the camera can ensure everyone on set is connected with the image and able to see how the film’s look is...Show More
Episode 4: Colour Management

Episode 4: Colour Management

With everything now set to record, Ollie focuses on how simple colour and contrast management in production can maximise the quality of your digital negative. From using probes to ensure camera monitors are calibrated, to using charts to ensure...Show More
Episode 5: Deconstructing Colour I

Episode 5: Deconstructing Colour I

With production wrapped on the commercial, Ollie brings us into the grading suite to discuss how contrast can be introduced in post-production to add depth. Ollie also shows us examples from ‘The Crown’ to reinforce this.
Episode 6: Deconstructing Colour II

Episode 6: Deconstructing Colour II

As we continue looking at post-production, Ollie shows how hue and saturation can be used to direct the viewer's eye in the frame. Using examples from ‘Blade Runner 2049’, Ollie demonstrates how this technique can be used most effectively in...Show More
Episode 7: Deconstructing Colour III

Episode 7: Deconstructing Colour III

In the final episode of the series Ollie delves into the most exciting part of colour grading - conveying mood and eliciting emotion with colour. He shows us how this is used so effectively in ‘Whiplash’, where colour becomes a signifier to...Show More