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.
“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.”
About the Independent Colorist Guild (ICG)
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.
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