Training

Digital workflow and pipeline

The best way to move fast in production and satisfy clients’ needs is to have the best trained crew. Workflowers can help in taking better practice and get the upmost benefit of your gear (from any vendor).

Colour science and calibration

Cédric Lejeune is a member of the International Colorist Academy and has a great “real world” experience in colour science thanks to years dealing with laboratories and visual effects. Available courses are:

(CSC101) Introduction to colour science and colour workflows

This color management class covers the basic concepts of colour science, through colour perception and colour models. It also covers the different types of signals and workflows used in daily production and their processing.

This class is aimed to DIT, technical director, VFX supervisors and artists, directors of photography, colorists, editors and all people who have to deal with colour and workflow issues and want to output deliverables with the best quality. The class can be combined with CWC101.

Topics include introduction to perception and visual system, colour spaces and gamuts, basic colour maths, data spaces, Video and DI concepts, digital quality, file formats, deliverables including DCP and IMF, ASC-CDL, OpenEXR and ACES workflow.

(CWC101) Introduction to colour management and colour calibration

This colour management class covers colour calibration concepts and tools.

This class is aimed to DIT, technical director, VFX supervisors and artists, directors of photography, colorists, editors. No prior knowledge in colour science is required. The class can be combined with CSC101.

Topics include colour transformations, signal vs colour, calibration concepts and softwares, display technologies, colorimeters and spectrophotometers, practical calibration, LUT formats, generating profiles and LUTs for display and conversion.

 

Colorfront ExD/OSD/Transkoder training

Get to know the range of Colorfront products and how to integrate them into your workflow.

(COC101) ExD/OSD/Transkoder essentials

This training is targeted to new users of Express Dailies, OnSet Dailies and Transkoder.  It is ideal for DITs and data managers. It assumes no previous knowledge of OSD or other tools.

Topics include software configuration, project setup, importing, commercials/film workflows, introduction to control panels, Data and Metadata, GUI Concepts, Colour Grading Basics.

 

(COC201) ExD/OSD/Transkoder advanced 

This training is targeted to users of OSD who want a better understanding of the advanced workflows and special processings. It is targeted to OSD users who already work in production and students who have completed COC 101.

Topics include colour processing architectures, advanced workflows, LUT management, conforming, Supported Formats, Data Management, Rendering Modes, Archiving

 

Lustre/Flame Premium Training

Cedric Lejeune has been involved in the early beginning of Colossus since 2001, a product to become Autodesk Lustre TM. Following beta programs, being an Autodesk Certified Instructor and part of the Discreet Knowledge Unit, he can deliver one-to-one training based on operator’s profile, considering background (colour timing, telecine, VFX, editing) and type of operation (colorist, conform, technical). Training can be custom tailored to include modules about colour management and workflow integration on top of the software operation. Available courses are:

(ALC101) Lustre/Flame Premium Grading essentials

This training is targeted to new users of Autodesk Lustre and Flame Premium Grading. It is ideal for both freelancers who wish to take on Lustre jobs and colorists who have new or upgraded systems. It assumes no previous knowledge of Lustre or other tools.

Topics include software configuration, project setup, importing, conforming, commercials/film workflows, introduction to control panels, Data and Metadata, GUI Concepts, Colour Grading Basics, Control Panel, primary color corrections, secondaries, keyers, trackers and rendering

(ALFC101) Lustre/Flame Premium Grading for Flame and Smoke users 

This is a training targeted to new users of Lustre that already know other Autodesk products like Flame and Smoke. It assumes no previous knowledge of Lustre. It is ideal for facilities and artists who currently use Flame or Smoke.
Topics include project management, footage transcoding, basic colour grading toolset, commercials/film workflows, introduction to control panel, Differences with IFFS, Data and Metadata, GUI Concepts, Colour Grading Basics, Control Panel, Basic InterOp Workflow

(ALC201) Lustre/Flame Premium advanced 

This training is targeted to users of Lustre who want a better understanding of the advanced workflows and special processings. It is targeted to Lustre/Flame Premium users who already work in production and students who have completed ALC101 and ALFC101.

Topics include Lustre architectures, advanced workflows, grain processing, plugin processing, LUT management, Wiretap Gateway Configuration, Supported Formats, Organisation of the Grading Session,  Animation/Tracking Advanced Secondary Processing, Rendering Modes, Archiving

 

Workflowers training is available onsite, in Seminar and Online formats, contact us for more information. We understand it’s difficult to lock in a room the key people of a facility, so onsite training is by default set to “intense” pace to shorten off time. This can be  adapted to taste.

Services are available in English and French all around the world.

Specific needs? Contact us!

Feedback

Mark L Just did my first offical Lustre session. Mixed resolutions, some film, some video, mixed bit depth, lots of timeline speedups, video in boxes and crops, six layers of stuff going on in short a real nightmare…What could go wrong!!??? and Lustre NAILED IT. Loaded it all in, graded it rendered it back to Smoke. NOT ONE SINGLE PROBLEM! AMAZING! Client is happy, I am relieved and management is happy. It looked better and saved me a ton of time if I had to do it in the Smoke. Thanks Cedric!

Wally R All kidding aside… Thanks Cedric. The workshop was excellent. Filled in a bunch of gaps and helped us “Embrace the Weirdness”

Chris K A well thought out and in-touch view of Lustre as it currently stands. Cedric; Thanks for the brain goo.

Andy M FANTASGREAT Lustre Training session with Cedric today! Thanks man!

Tim C WorkFlowers LUSTRE workshop day 1 was amazing… can’t wait for day 2 tomorrow!

Dan L bonjour cedric, thanks again for the lustre course, it was great…

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