A community of scientific and post-production professionals, interested in color management techniques.
What is it about ?

What is it about ?

“The Wonderful Destiny of color” is a conference that was held November 3, 2011 at the Espace Pierre Cardin, Paris. It is based on research of three partners in the working group ”Consistency of the VisualPerception”, conducted as part of a collaborative project HD3D ². Mikros Image, Ecole Nationale Supérieure Louis Lumière and the CST intend to improve the state of knowledge in the field of color management and to introduce in France the new ACES RGB color space, proposed by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts...
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Colour Science for Python

Colour Science for Python

Colour is a  new open source python package dedicated to colour science. It implements a comprehensive number of colour theory transformations and algorithms. First public version has just been released at the beginning of September. The module can easily be installed with pip: pip install colour-science See installation doc. Here’s some snapshots of what you can do:...
ColorPipe-tools

ColorPipe-tools

In the line of ColorPipe.org blog, ColorPipe-tools was initiated few month ago in order to propose some basic but vital LUT processing features in open source. The general idea is to gather these features within a structured project usable via a command line or a web application. Based, in particular, on OpenColorIO, the project various tools already allow to plot a LUT (to understand its...
ACES v0.7 released !

ACES v0.7 released !

ACES v0.7 was released by AMPAS on the 2nd of February 2014. The look of this version is very similar to version 0.2.2, which conforts the idea that we are not so far from a 1.0 version of ACES and explains the jump in version numbers (from 0.2.x to 0.7). Even if the look is...
Flame user guide

Flame user guide

Some reading : Flame user guide “Autodesk Color Management” chapter describes not only the color pipeline used in the software but is also full of very interesting explanations about ACES and color management in general. Downloadable on Autodesk website.
New version of ACES

New version of ACES

Version 0.2 of ACES has been released at the end of August. A lot of work has been done since the last release (a year ago). This 0.2 includes : - A new RRT  (Reference Rendering Transform) that incorporates feedback received from the previous ACES release (inversion, no film look anymore), - New ODTs (Output Display...
About TuttleOFX

About TuttleOFX

The first community meeting of TuttleOFX – that took place on the 3rd of October at Open World Forum - is the perfect occasion to introduce, here, this open source project. Quickly, TuttleOFX is an open source framework for converting image sequences and batching process operations. It is composed of : - a set of command line...
New color pipeline in Flame

New color pipeline in Flame

See the presentation of the new color management in Flame Premium 20th Anniversary Edition by Cédric Lejeune from Workflowers : New color management in Flame Premium 20th Anniversary Edition from Workflowers on Vimeo.
What if digital migration rhymed with artistic creation?

What if digital migration rhymed with artistic creation?

Towards a comprehensive, streamlined and user-friendly system for color management This text is the translation of an article which was published on this blog the 30th of November, 2012. ** Special thanks to Stéphan Faudeux for helping us to translate it. ** Overview : Abstract Various evolutions of the audiovisual industry and their consequences Adapting...
"Tears of Steel" footage now available for download

“Tears of Steel” footage now available for download

4k OpenEXR footage of Tears of Steel, the latest short film from Blender Institute, is now ​​available on Xiph.org. The target of this production was to explore a complete open source pipeline for producing a high quality visual effect film. Images have been shot with Sony F65. The raws were then converted via Sony software into ACES OpenEXR...
Binaries for OpenColorIO After Effects plugin

Binaries for OpenColorIO After Effects plugin

The purpose of OpenColorIO is to ensure consistency of visual perception through all graphical applications used in Post-Production. List of compatible software. An After Effects plugin has, logically, been developed in 2012. Mac and Windows binaries can now be download here. They are regularly updated.
Libre Graphics Meeting 2013

Libre Graphics Meeting 2013

  Libre Graphics Meeting 2013 will be held from 10 to 13 April in Madrid, Spain.   This meeting is intended to host exchanges, discussions on Free, Libre and Open source tools for graphics and design.   Color management issues are widely discussed there.   Last year videos are available on youtube.  
OpenDisplayCalib

OpenDisplayCalib

Mikros Image has just announced the release of OpenDisplayCalib (aka ColorTribe), an opensource cross-platform color measurement and calibration software suite for display devices.  ColorTribe enables post-production facilities to maintain a coherent fleet of displays, whatever the platforms or the devices are. More info on the site of  Mikros Image on the github project. A second project was also...