Chances are whenever you walk into a serious color suite anywhere around the world, you will find a color control surface or set of color control panels. They provide tactile control over on-screen parameters. In this video, authors Robbie Carman and Patrick Inhofer discuss the importance of having a color control surface in your edit suite.
- Well Pat, welcome to the Star ship Enterprise right?…- This is why I became a colorist right here right here.…- It's pretty cool.…If you walk in to any serious color screen around the world…chances are you're going to find a color control surface.…also known as a set of panels or color panels.…And the use of a color control surface is actually…pretty simple, right Pat?…- It is.…I mean the main point of it is to speed up your work flow…right if I can get through, say 120 shots in a day,…color correcting with a mouse, on this control surface…a big control surface like this.…
I can probably get through 450 shots in a day.…- Absolutely.…A control surface, no matter the size or the shape,…this is the DaVinci Resolve control surface which is…referred to as the big panels.…And we'll show you some other control surfaces that…work with DaVinci Resolve a little later in this chapter.…No matter the size or the form factor,…they all provide tactile control over on-screen parameters…and I think the speed factor is…really really really important.…
- Understanding Linux, Mac, and Windows Resolve systems
- Key hardware components: CPU, RAM, and GPU
- Video reference monitors
- Control surfaces
- Hardware accessories for color correction