HDR Resources on Streaming Media


If you’re interested in learning about HDR production, check out three articles on the Streaming Media website.

Blackest Blacks: Ten Things to Know About Producing HDR. The feature story details what HDR is and how to produce. Love the catchy teaser (which I didn’t write). “Shake your viewers all night long with the best-looking high dynamic range video imaginable. For those about to color grade, we salute you.” It will make a lot more sense once you see the AC/DC- inspired cover championed by publisher Joel Unickow.

Deluxe’s Martin Zeichner on HDR. Martin Zeichner, a colorist at Deluxe’s Encore Post in New York, was kind enough to answer our questions and provided more valuable data than made it into the “Blackest Blacks: Ten Things to Know About Producing HDR” article. Here are our questions and Zeichner’s responses.

Netflix Talks Dolby Vision and HDR10. For our article “Blackest Blacks: Ten Things to Know About Producing HDR,” Netflix was kind enough to answer our HDR-related questions in writing, and provided lots of into that didn’t make it into the article. These answers were compiled by three different departments at Netflix, hence no individual attribution.

About Jan Ozer

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I help companies train new technical hires in streaming media-related positions; I also help companies optimize their codec selections and encoding stacks and evaluate new encoders and codecs. I am a contributing editor to Streaming Media Magazine, writing about codecs and encoding tools. I have written multiple authoritative books on video encoding, including Video Encoding by the Numbers: Eliminate the Guesswork from your Streaming Video (https://amzn.to/3kV6R1j) and Learn to Produce Video with FFmpeg: In Thirty Minutes or Less (https://amzn.to/3ZJih7e). I have multiple courses relating to streaming media production, all available at https://bit.ly/slc_courses. I currently work as www.netint.com as a Senior Director in Marketing.

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