Colourist Angela Cerasi's podcast episode about giving the best creative brief

EP # 4 // Give the Best Creative Brief to Your Colourist

How do you give an awesome creative brief to a colourist? Senior colourist Angela Cerasi shares her top five tips for giving a creative brief and explains how this is fundamental to getting the best result out of your colour grade.

Angela Cerasi discusses Giving Your Colourist the Best Creative Brief:



  • Director – colourist relationship
  • Who is ‘driving’ the grade?
  • Commercial and long form differences
  • Emotional arcs and turning points
  • Director of Photography input
  • The best reference images for your creative brief
  • Apologies
  • The feature colour is…







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  • Angela also has a free downloadable creative brief checklist for colourists available on the Peachy Keen Colour website – click here!

What other types of topic will Angela Cerasi be exploring in the podcast?

  • An introduction to colourist Angela Cerasi – her life and career path
  • The “Filmic Look”
  • Colour Grading Documentary
  • Colour Grading Commercials
  • Explainging all about LUTs, without the tech talk!
  • Explaning all about HDR Grading, in easy-to-understand language
  • Being Creative and what to do when you’re struggling to find your creativity
  • Considering the impacts of Light and Darkness on story in pre-production, production and post
  • Considering the colour blue and how it impacts on storytelling