Short course


This training supported by the ScreenSkills High-end TV Skills Fund with contributions from UK high-end TV productions.


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Do you want to understand the benefits of ACES, and the processes involved at various stages of production?


Then apply for our free online training for Cinematographers, DIT’s, Post Production professionals and Supervisors who have a basic knowledge of post-production techniques who are looking to work in the UK HETV Industry


Over the two days’ areas covered include:

  • The benefits of ACES
  • Input transforms (IDT) to bring different cameras into ACES
  • The four key colour transforms: IDT, LMT, RRT, AND ODT
  • Output transforms for different displays and deliveries
  • ACES AP0 and AP1 colour spaces and when to use them
  • ACES for HDR
  • ACES Vs other colour managed workflows
  • ACES and archiving
  • Non-ACES colour-space cameras/formats and the conversion or processing required to incorporate them (e.g. drones and archive
  • Using ACES in the DI pipeline, and how it aids CGI/VFX integration
  • Setting up ACES projects including ‘Nuke’
  • Exporting an EXR, taking it in to VFX and exporting back to grade
  • CDLs, ALE files and onset grading 


To qualify for a free place you must demonstrate your commitment to working in the UK HETV sector upon application.  As part of our aim to encourage diversity and inclusivity in the screen industries, we welcome UK applicants who define themselves as having a disability or learning difference, sole caring responsibilities, or other minority status.

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