NEWS

Jul 13

Colorist Awards 2020

Colorist Awards 2020

“Dear Colorists!

Independent Guild of Colorists (ICG) is glad to announce the first international Colorist Awards.

We would like to invite all the members to take part in this competition and get the opportunity to be nominated.

Colorist Awards is a unique event, because it hasn’t held before, despite the long history of cinematography and television. But we believe that colorists play an important role in film-making by enlivening it with the color.

Colorist Awards allows to demonstrate the best colorists’ works, that will be sent by participants from al the world.

Colorist Awards Nominations 2020:

• The Best Color Grading of an Advertisement;
• The Best Color Grading of a Feature Film;
• The Best Color Grading of a Documentary;
• The Best Color Grading of a Music Video;
• The Best Color Grading of the TV series;
• The Best Color Grading of a Short Film.

The award ceremony for winners of 2020 will be held in March 2021 in Moscow, Russia.

Among the jury there will be world-famous masters of color grading, as well as masters of camera art, talented directors and producers. They will evaluate the submitted works.

For more information about the Colorist Awards, the rules, terms and conditions of participation, we recommend to visit our official website www.coloristawards.com

Our ICG team is proud to be a part of the global industry of the production of film and video content and make our contribution to the development of the colorist community around the world.

Become a part of this unique event now by sending an application for participation in the Colorist Awards!”

OTHERS NEWS

Sep 10

Portrait Displays and ICG - partners

Portrait Displays and ICG - partners

“Portrait Displays and the Independent Colorists Guild Team Up to Promote the Professional Growth and Development of Colorists Worldwide”

Portrait Displays and the Independent Colorists Guild Team Up to Promote the Professional Growth and Development of Colorists Worldwide

Pleasanton, CA, USA – Portrait Displays and the Independent Colorists Guild (ICG) have formed a new partnership to promote the professional growth and development of colorists worldwide.

The collaboration aims to develop promising joint activities, such as educational pursuits, that will produce long-term results and encourage professionals in the content creation industry.

Since its founding in 2017, ICG has become the largest international guild for professional colorists, including 450 members from 65 countries. The non-profit organization occupies a unique position in the colorist community, providing a space of respect among its specialists.

As professionals in the field of color correction, one of the most important tools for a colorist is a properly configured screen for color grading. ICG supports Portrait Displays’ market-leading calibration software, Calman, as it’s go-to solution when calibrating displays across the globe.

"We are confident that our partnership and collaboration will be an important milestone in the development of the video and film industry among professional colorists," said Alexander Prohorushkin, Founder and CEO of Independent Colorists Guild.

Portrait Displays is also pleased to be an event partner for the newly-launched Colorists Awards, the first international competition hosted by ICG and the Colorists Society International that focuses specifically on the craft of color and the work done by colorists in feature films, television, documentaries, commercials, music videos and short films. Entries are now being accepted until December 31, 2020, on the Colorist Awards website, and the awards winners will be announced in March, 2021.

"As friends and partners of ICG, we’re looking forward to pursuing new and exciting opportunities that will contribute to the overall well-being and development of the colorist community," Mark Ryals, Portrait Displays Director of Marketing, stated. "We are also proud to be an official partner for the upcoming Colorists Awards. We can’t wait to witness the creativity and submissions by colorists around the world."

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About the Independent Colorists Guild
Independent Colorists Guild is a professional community based on free membership for colorists all over the world. They are focused on free will and artistry for every member of the guild. Among the membership are professionals who are well-known throughout the globe in the community.

Learn more at www.icguild.org.

About Portrait Displays
Portrait Displays provides color display solutions that combine the latest in color science with advanced display control. Portrait Displays ensures that color presents beautifully on screens of all sizes – for global device manufacturers, content creators, and content distributors. Only Portrait Displays upholds color quality every step of the way, from the creation of the first frame to its appearance on the screen of any device.

Portrait Displays’ Calman color calibration software is the most popular calibration solution utilized by Hollywood’s most respected color professionals. Calman color calibration solutions meet the requirements to deliver a superior viewing experience that is just right.

Portrait Displays is headquartered in Pleasanton, CA with an office in Edmonds, WA and a presence across Europe, Taiwan, China, Japan, and Korea. Portrait Displays is an Intel Capital Portfolio company. With decades of experience in color science and display technology, Portrait Displays is taking the lead in inventing a more colorful digital future.

For additional information contact:
Portrait Displays
Marketing@portrait.com

Aug 25

SGO's exclusive event for the ICG Creative Community

SGO's exclusive event for the ICG Creative Community

“SGO to present a special online live event exclusively dedicated to the Independent Colourists Guild, introducing the latest developments and upgrades of a completely redesigned Color GUI and other new functionalities of revolutionary Mistika 10.”

SGO to present a special online live event exclusively dedicated to the Independent Colourists Guild, introducing the latest developments and upgrades of a completely redesigned Color GUI and other new functionalities of revolutionary Mistika 10.

This online session will take place on 24 September 2020 starting at 18:00 UTC and will be hosted in two languages. The first of two presentations will be conducted in English and the second one in Russian language. Sign up links are available below:

ICG ENGLISH SESSION 18:00 UTC

ICG RUSSIAN SESSION 19:00 UTC

“Presenting Mistika 10 to the ICG audience is very important for SGO and we are very excited to show them a differentiating solution that takes color to a whole new level,” said Jose Luis Acha, Regional Sales Manager at SGO. “Mistika 10 demonstrates our total commitment to the global Color Community and we very much look forward to hearing ICG creativity community feedback on the latest developments and upgrades of Mistika Boutique.”

The English language session will be held by Adrian Gonzalez Diaz, Mistika Boutique Product Manager. “We will show how to elevate the efficiency and productivity of color-based workflows and achieve even greater finesse in the color grading process with the latest features and functionalities of Mistika 10.

In the second presentation* Ilia Ivanov, Head of the Development Department at ICG, will be highlighting Mistika Boutique’s unique capabilities. “We will cover the basic day-to-day operations that colorists and finishing artists need to regularly address and show how they can speed up their workflows in Mistika Boutique.”

Exclusive Offer for all ICG Members: 50% discount to Mistika Boutique
All ICG members are entitled to an exclusive offer of 50% discount for the subscription-based full-finishing software solution Mistika Boutique, valid for all editions, subscription plans and single-use licenses.

To apply for the promotion, please follow the next simple steps.

1. Register your user account on the SGO website

Click on the “Login” button in the upper right corner of the SGO website and select the “Sign Up” option. https://www.sgo.es/


2. Fill out the Application form

Once registration on the SGO website is completed successfully, please submit the application form available here: https://www.sgo.es/icg-application/


3. Confirmation

After SGO reviews your application you will receive a confirmation email and then be able to purchase any Mistika Boutique editions, subscription plans or single-use licenses with a 50% discount automatically applied when logged in to the SGO website.

*Please note that this session will be exclusively presented in Russian language.”

Aug 09

Certificate membership - Electronic Version

Certificate membership - Electronic Version

“Dear Members of the ICG.

I am pleased to inform you that we, while awaiting paper versions (with handmade wax seal) of our member certificates, have made an electronic version of these certificates for EVERY member.”

“Dear Members of the ICG.

I am pleased to inform you that we, while awaiting paper versions (with handmade wax seal) of our member certificates, have made an electronic version of these certificates for EVERY member.

You can download it today, now at this link.


I would like to draw your attention to the fact that this certificate is an exact copy of the certificate on paper.
Of course, in the future, I will try hard to provide each member of the guild with a certificate on paper.

At the same time, you can use the electronic version of the certificates on the Internet, or make a temporary self-printing.

The list of certificates will be updated monthly.
If you have not been verified as a Full Member of the ICG, in our group on Facebook (link HERE), I recommend that you do so.

IMPORTANT!
For certificates it is necessary to use Surname and First name - in English transliteration.

If you find the spelling of your first and last name in the certificate is not correct, please send me in a personal message the correct version of your first and last name using English transliteration.

Alexander Prohorushkin
CEO / Founder
Independent Colourists Guild”

Jul 13

SGO and ICG - partners

SGO and ICG - partners

“We are pleased to announce that the Spanish company SGO has become an official partner of Independent Colourists Guild (ICG) and the Colorist Awards.”

“We are pleased to announce that the Spanish company SGO has become an official partner of Independent Colourists Guild (ICG) and the Colorist Awards.

SGO was founded in 1993 as a developer of specialized software for post-production.
Today they have high-performance systems for many stages of filmmaking, which include tools to solve the most complex tasks, such as compositing, color grading, stereo 3D assembly, mastering, etc.

We are sure that this partnership will bring excellent results.”

May 19

Everything Will Change

Everything Will Change

“ICG company will change world in this Summer. Watch the news and events that we will do.”

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