Colorflow is a team of artists and engineers specializing in color grading, finishing and mastering for film, broadcast and the web. Our modular approach to post production gives our clients maximum creative flexibility, while ensuring the highest quality from acquisition through distribution.
If you'd like a mind-numbing complete list of all the stuff we do, you can keep reading, or refer to our services page for a more friendly listing.
Our state-of-the-art post production facility located in the San Francisco Bay Area - in Berkeley and near Oakland and Emerville (including Pixar, Tippett, Chater Camera, Zaentz Media Center and the Oakland Airport) - California, supports 4K digital cinema workflows with our Fibre Channel SAN. We have deep experience with a vast array of video and digital cinema camera including the RED One, RED Epic, ARRI Alexa, Canon 5D, Canon DLSR HDSLR - Canon 7D, Canon C300, Canon C-500 Canon XHA1, and GoPro, iPhone, JVC HM100U, Panasonic AF100, Panasonic HVX200, Panasonic HMC150, Panasonic HPX170, Sony EX-1, Sony EX-3, Sony F3, Sony F65, Sony FS100, Sony FS700, Vision Research Phantom Flex, Vision Research Phantom Miro, Vision Research Phantom 65, Vision Research Phantom HD, among others. We are experts in color science: we're masters of Rec 709, DCI-P3, Log, XYZ, DCI, ACES, RegLogFilm, RedGamma, RedColor, LogC, CanonLog, Technicolor CineStyle, S-Log, and others. We're capable handling your ARRIRAW, R3D, AVCHD, CineForm, DNxHD, DPX, DV, DVCPRO, JPEG, OpenEXR, P2, PNG, ProRes, Targa, TIFF, Uncompressed, XDCAM, QuickTime, CinemaDNG, H.264, and Native files.
We offer a broad range of services including Realtime Film and Video Color Grading - some people call this color correction - with Autodesk Lustre, Assimilate Scratch, and DaVinci Resolve; Online Editorial & Finishing with Autodesk Smoke, Final Cut Pro, Adobe Premiere, and Avid Symphony; Standards Conversion using our custom de-interlacing and Teranex Processing for SD PAL, NTSC, MiniDV, Beta, etc. to HD; 3D stereoscopic conversions; Digital Lab services including: Image Processing, Film Restoration and Scanning, Digital Dailies on iPad and in our 2K DI theater with a Christie CP-2000ZX DCI Projector; Visual Effects editing and VFX Pulls; Data Backup and Archiving on Hard Drive and LTO5 Tape; Video Mastering services including Digital Deliverables like HD 1080i, 24p, 60i 720p or 1080p Apple ProRes, ProRes422, ProRes4444, Avid DNxHD, H.264, etc.; Digital Cinema Initiatives (DCI) Digital Cinema Package (DCP) Packaging, Mastering and Replication; DVD Video Encoding and Authoring; Blu-Ray Video Encoding and Authoring, and Tape Deliverables including HDCAM, HDCAM-SR, and DigiBeta.
We like to work on commercials, spots, short films, shorts, music videos, corporate videos, feature films, narrative films, independent films, documentary films, studio films, and with productions in the San Francisco Bay Area, Berkeley, Oakland, Emeryville, or Napa / Sonoma. Our dailies are even better with some wine.
Our post house is near some of the finest food in the world. We're very near Gourmet Ghetto in Berkeley - everyone should dine at Chez Panisse at least once - a great place to celebrate a successful color grading - or color correction session.
Our colorists are amazing, talented people, and are very nice. Our coffee is made under the tutelage of a former roaster, so it's incredibly good.