ICA hosts colour training classes in Los Angeles and London

The International Colorist Academy has announced its next session of colour courses scheduled for October 24th-31st in Los Angeles and November 21st to December 1st in London.

The Los Angeles courses will be held at the ICA training center with 4 student systems running Nucoda Fuse with the Avid Artist panels. Class size is limited to guarantee personal attention. The content of these classes is not system specific, and no knowledge of any of these systems is required to take the course.

Los Angeles

Kevin's Colorist Strategies (all systems) October 24th-26th, 2011

For industry professionals, assistant colourists and newer colourists. This is an intermediate level class that covers basic colourist theory and an in depth look at colour tools. It also suggests grading strategies, and session management. (details and registration)

Kevin's Popular Looks October 27th-28th, 2011

For anyone with access to or experience with grading equipment. This is an intermediate level class, that covers Popular Looks and an in depth discussion on how and why to create them. Each technique finishes with variations and ideas to explore. (details and registration)

The ICA in conjunction with THX cineSpace has added the following course:

Display calibration and Emulation October 31st, 2011

The class is for industry professionals, DOPs, colourists, digital imaging technicians, assistant colourists, newer colourists and editors.  The course will cover basic colour science of colour temperature, colour space and monitor setup. Followed by profiling monitors and projectors and then using those profiles to create LUTs to calibrate, match and emulate other monitors or mediums such as film print. ICA will use THX cineSpace software along with Nucoda Film Master. (details and registration)

The London classes are held in the Image Systems training room and will feature Nucoda Film Master with the new Precision panel. Class size is limited to guarantee personal attention. The content of the first three classes is not system specific, and no knowledge of Nucoda Film Master is required.


Kevin's Colourist Strategies (all systems):

London, November 21-23, 2011 (details and registration)

Kevin's Popular Looks

London, Nov 24-25, 2011 (details and registration)

Monitor and Display Calibration

London Nov 28, 2011 (details and registration)

The ICA are pleased to announce that veteran colourist Kevin Shaw will also teach a 3 day specialised Nucoda Film Master class in London. This class covers set up and operation. It assumes no previous knowledge of Nucoda Film Master, but it does require colourist experience, or completion of Colourist Strategies. It is ideal for freelancers and colourists who have new or upgraded systems.

Essential Grading with Film Master

London Nov 29-Dec 1, 2011 (details and registration)