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Richard Lackey is a filmmaker, colorist (CSI), digital cinema technology and workflow specialist with an extensive knowledge and experience of digital motion-picture imaging and post production. Digital Cinema Demystified presents news, facts, guides and opinion on the technology and issues at the nexus of the art, science and commerce of digitally produced cinematic content. Full member of Colorist Society International (CSI) and Digital Cinema Society (DCS).
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Panasonic GH5, HDR, and the Future of Consumer Video
The Panasonic GH5 is the first mirrorless photo camera to record 4K video at 10-bit color depth with 4:2:2 chroma sampling internally.
The Best GPU for DaVinci Resolve | Nvidia Quadro vs GeForce GTX
In the battle of Nvidia Quadro vs GeForce GTX for DaVinci Resolve which GPU should win your hard earned cash?
XAVC / XAVC-S and DaVinci Resolve | Why You Need to Transcode
Wondering why you can’t get real-time playback with XAVC or XAVC-S and DaVinci Resolve? Here’s the answer.
Shooting Cinematic iPhone Footage
Is it really possible to shoot truly cinematic iPhone footage? I was skeptical, until I tried. The results blew me away.
Origin of the Species | Evolution of the Digital Cinema Camera
The large sensor digital cinema camera that we know and love today has followed an interesting history of evolution and convergence.
The Battle That Never Was | The Separation of Film and Digital
For over a decade a fiery film vs digital debate raged among both creative and technical professionals in the motion picture industry. In recent years this fire has all but reduced to cooling embers, barely glowing as the debate itself has ceased to command any real meaning.