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we've seen that every display device can represent only a region of colors within the perceivable color space and this region we call a gamut but inside the computer where colors are represented digitally they're just numbers and they can represent the entire perceivable color space but when we send the film to a theater we need to match the color space of the projector being used and that's the job of the color grading process it's to fill out the color space available within that projector and sort of constrain any colors that don't fit within that device gamut and that's why I'm joined here by Mark de Nicola a colorist hey Mark hello again though so tell me about some of the different types of grades that you do for a movie well we do the film grade the digital cinema grade that's for digital projectors and theaters as well as grades for home viewing in both high-definition and standard-definition so film versus digital grading what's that like well as you mentioned color gamut the film has a totally different color gamut than say digital cinema especially film the brighter saturated colors aren't as available so say on cars to where we had McQueen you know a bright saturated red car we had an issue with the film grade we had to decide is it more important that he's bright and saturated or is it better to have proper contrast Wow okay any other stories or challenges on film's path oh pretty much any film that has read inside out was an interesting one it was a very saturated film with so many different colors like Bing bong it's bright pink it tends to go brown on film so we had to carefully craft a grade for film for that movie to make sure he stayed pink so in the next exercise you're gonna have a chance to explore what some of the different gamuts look like with some scenes from our movies and we're gonna ask you a few questions to make sure you understand the concepts thanks for sticking with us enjoy