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#1 Mukesh Chander

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Posted 20 July 2008 - 05:04 AM

is there any good career prospects for colorist in the future?
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#2 Stephen Williams

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Posted 20 July 2008 - 05:05 AM

is there any good career prospects for colorist in the future?


Hi,

If they are very good, yes.

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#3 timHealy

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Posted 20 July 2008 - 06:34 AM

I asked that question to a college friend a few years ago who has been an outstanding colorist in Los Angeles for years.

I was asking because of digital desktop products that seem to always be coming out.

His short anwser was there will always be a need for color correction no matter what the technology being used.

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#4 Will Montgomery

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Posted 20 July 2008 - 11:02 PM

It's not the tools, it's the talent.
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#5 Saul Rodgar

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Posted 21 July 2008 - 01:45 AM

There will always be a need for good colorists, yes. Film or HD, most medium to high budget films now are color corrected digitally.

And at least the field is not as crowded as the DP field is. ;)

These days one can't throw a rock out a window without hitting a DP . . .
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#6 navin verma

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Posted 24 July 2008 - 04:26 AM

There will always be a need for good colorists, yes. Film or HD, most medium to high budget films now are color corrected digitally.

And at least the field is not as crowded as the DP field is. ;)

These days one can't throw a rock out a window without hitting a DP . . .




DPs r also technicians in a way....so if ur idea is good it will be heard and seen, don't be pessimistic
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#7 Saul Rodgar

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Posted 24 July 2008 - 01:48 PM

DPs r also technicians in a way....so if ur idea is good it will be heard and seen, don't be pessimistic


Yeah, thanks for your non-sequitur professional insight.

Edited by Saul Rodgar, 24 July 2008 - 01:50 PM.

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