Mastering all steps in the filmmaking process might not be the goal of every filmmaker. But having knowledge of every stage in the filmmaking process helps create an all-round filmmaking individual. Today we talk about color grading your footage. There are various plugins, programs and native ways to color grade your footage. The short answer is, there really is no right or wrong way to do it. But whatever works to achieve the look you are going for.
In this tutorial we use LUTS to achieve the color graded look we want. I used footage from a recent concert shoot I was hired by Snoop Dogg’s Merry Jane company to shoot.