A frequent contributor to planet5D, Denver Riddle has written a good introduction to getting the ‘blockbuster look” and color grading of movies.

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“It seems that artists are beginning to notice the trend of the so called “Blockbuster” look that’s becoming more and more popular in feature films and in personal projects with the advent of plugins like Red Giants Magic Bullet Looks & Mojo. For those who are just discovering the look, are plastering it all over their creative projects and those discovering the trend in feature films are beginning to bemoan its overuse. But nobody (to my knowledge) has explained yet why the look is popular.”

please read Denver’s entire entry at digitalcinemafoundry.com

(Photo credit: snap from the article)