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A Colourist's POV : Feat. Blackmagic Design URSA

Our eyes can only tell so much from looking at an image. It tells us that there's something familiar in the frame - Objects, shapes and sounds that we've been wired to understand since birth. Movies, films or just videos we make online have taken the next step in pushing the boundaries of our imaginations and brought them to life. But has it ever occurred to us, why does a certain scene feel moodier than the other? Or how does this scene feel more tense? Or how this one makes you feel sad..

Aside from the obvious presentation of great storytelling and cinematography, there's one main factor that the average movie goer wouldn't even take notice of at the scale from what goes behind the scenes in post-production, specifically in the realm of Colour.