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The essentials of 4K
The course starts with a brief summary of the various television and cinematography formats, and the various 4K standards.
- The PAL and NTSC standard definition formats.
- The 720p standards.
- The various 1080 high definition standards.
- DCI 2K.
- Early 4K standards.
- Ultra HD and DCI 4K.
This part of the course looks at the ITU-R BT.709 standard for high definition television and its limitations.
- The essential details of Rec. 709.
- Rec 709 resolutions.
- Frame rates in Rec 709.
- The Rec. 709 colour space.
- Rec. 709 dynamic range and gamma.
The essentials of dynamic range
The course includes an explanation of what dynamic range is, the dynamic range of nature and how we see it. There is also a summary of how light, contrast and dynamic range are measured.
- Natural light levels and dynamic range.
- How the human eye captures the world around us.
- Measuring the dynamic range of cameras.
- Measuring the contrast ratio of monitors.
- Comparing dynamic range and contrast ratio.
This part of the course covers a hot topic in the AV media community, high dynamic range.
- The advantages and disadvantages of shooting RAW.
- The need for high dynamic range standards.
- How to convey high dynamic range.
- Knee correction.
- Hypergamma and Cinegamma.
- S-Log, S-log 2 and S-Log 3.
Ultra HD standards
This part of the course looks at the improvements brought by Ultra HD.
- Ultra HD standards development.
- Resolution in Ultra HD.
- Ultra HD dynamic range.
- Colour spaces for Ultra HD.
- Ultra HD frame rates.
- Bit depth and quantisation in Ultra HD.
Colour for Ultra HD
This part of the course looks at the ITU-R BT.2020 standard, and the various other colour spaces, and explains how it enhances Ultra HD the colour.
- Comparing Rec 709 and Rec 2020 colour spaces.
- Rec 2020 primaries.
- S-Gamut 3 and S-Gamut 3.Cine colour spaces.
- Working with S-Gamut 3 and Ultra HD.
- Working with S-Gamut 3.Cine and DCI P3.
Grading and colour correction
This part of the course takes a look at the workflows and processes employed by cinematography and video production to ensure good colour and dynamic range in television drama, documentaries, and movies.
- Grading and colour correction essential principles.
- A summary of grading and colour correction suites.
- The difference between grading and colour correction.
- The grading workflow.
HDR in live production
This part of the course looks at the challenges in producing simultaneous Ultra HD HDR, Ultra HD SDR and HD SDR outputs for live production programming.
- The job of the Shader.
- Using monitors and technical displays correctly.
- Understanding how to match colours.
- Dynamic range optimisation.
- Using attenuation control to match outputs.
- Matching shots and angles.