Live Grading a TV Series About International Drug Trafficking: DITs Andrea Cuomo and Andrea Curiazi on “ZeroZeroZero” 13 min read

Live Grading a TV Series About International Drug Trafficking: DITs Andrea Cuomo and Andrea Curiazi on “ZeroZeroZero”

In a time dominated by curfews and travel restrictions due to the coronavirus, articles about international film productions seem like stories from old, better times. Even if they were produced last year. The TV series ZeroZeroZero is a saga about drug trafficking that spans several continents. Such a production requires a high amount of traveling and cooperation between people from different countries. Italian DITs Andrea Cuomo and Andrea Curiazi have been part of this production in 2019 and report to us about their experiences.

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Auto record reference movies in Livegrade 6 min read

Auto record reference movies in Livegrade

Livegrade is an on-set DIT software enabling the camera department to provide efficient on-set look creation, live HDR and SDR monitoring and management of looks and metadata for later integration with other DIT tools and post production software.

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MY DIT CART: Alan Robert Hopkins 7 min read

MY DIT CART: Alan Robert Hopkins

Different types of productions can require different models of cart setups for a DIT. To be well prepared for every situation DIT Alan Robert Hopkins owns three kinds of rigs, and shifts all his other equipment between the three of them; Depending on whether he currently works on a large movie production, or is busy with commercials and dailies in between.

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4 Facts About the Color Settings in Sony Venice 8 min read

4 Facts About the Color Settings in Sony Venice

When working with a high end digital cinema camera like the Sony Venice, it is important to understand the color settings that affect the appearance of the image. This is important to be able to maintain consistent image results throughout the complete production process, on-set across multiple shooting days as well as predictable image results in the post production phase.

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Customizing Your Look Workflow with Wildcards in Livegrade 8 min read

Customizing Your Look Workflow with Wildcards in Livegrade

Livegrade is an on-set look management software for film productions. It lets you create and modify looks for live preview on set, and lets you store the look settings and reference images throughout the day for use in later steps of production or post production such as dailies creation and VFX.

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Offloading in Coffee Shops: DIT Giulio Strata on “Under the Moon“ and “Swallow“ 4 min read

Offloading in Coffee Shops: DIT Giulio Strata on “Under the Moon“ and “Swallow“

After starting as DIT in Rome only two years ago Giulio Strata is more than passionate about his work in this ’crazy business‘ – as he calls it. Even if it can be challenging sometimes to work on small projects, when budget and resources are limited, that can gain new creative approaches and flexibility. He worked on two such projects, the short movies “Under the Moon“ and “Swallow“. In this interview he shares some insights about these two and explains what makes this job so special.

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