Ahead of the March 17 launch of Iron Fist, Netflix hosted a two-day media event that included an in-depth look at HDR and how it transforms the viewing experience. Colorist Tony D’Amore of Deluxe’s Encore walked journalists through the HDR grading process step-by-step at Dolby’s high-tech headquarters in San Francisco.
As leaders in the use of this new format for episodic television, Netflix and Marvel have been collaborating withEncore; initially to re-master previous seasons of Marvel series including Daredevil, Jessica Jones and Luke Cage in HDR, and now, with Iron Fist, to master natively in the brilliant new format.
Variety caught up with Tony at the event to talk about HDR’s developing aesthetic, and his path from HDR newcomer to pioneer. Read the article.