Color Grading Central, which is an online hub for colorists (beginners, intermediates, and professionals), has announced a special offer. Now you can download 70 hand-picked cinematic LUTs for FREE. The supported NLEs are Final Cut Pro, Premiere Pro, and DaVinci Resolve. The LUTs are compatible to be used on cameras like ARRI, Blackmagic, Canon, DJI, GoPro, Panasonic, RED, and Sony. Explore this outstanding deal.
Denver Riddle is a colorist and educator. I’ve been using his products for almost a decade and can assure you that these are among the best user-friendly professional products in the industry. Furthermore, Riddle is a professional colorist (one of the creators of the well-known Instagram filters) and the founder of Color Grading Central (CGC) which is an online hub for everyone who loves the art of color grading. I’ve been utilizing CGC LUTs in my initial DSLR days, as well as in more professional applications (ProRes, R3D, etc). Now, CGC has initiated this ultra-cool deal that allows you to download free 70 professional LUTs.
There are many 3D LUTs (Look Up Table) out there it can seem mind-boggling knowing which ones are the best for your camera or project. Nevertheless, CGC has hand-picked the best ones from its colorist collection to make your films look polished. CGC claims that: “The same experience and knowledge we used in creating the Instagram video filters have gone into creating 3D LUTs”. Also, According to Riddle: “What makes this cinematic LUTs unique is their ability to apply complex color grades and accurately imitate all the subtle nuances and color shifts of major Hollywood films as created by professional colorists”.
This free package is composed of the LUTs below:
- 17 Log to Rec709: Get “flat” looking LOG footage converted to Rec709 for your camera. The cameras supported include ARRI Alexa, Blackmagic, Canon, DJI, GoPro, Panasonic, RED, and Sony.
- 40 Colorist look-LUTs: “Get the same looks as popular Hollywood Films”. These include films like Blade Runner 2049, Mad Max, Moonrise Kingdom, Revenant, Stranger Things, Wonder Woman, etc.
- 13 Film-stock LUTs: “Get the same look like 35mm film as though your video was captured on celluloid film”. Popular film stocks included: Agfa, Fuji, Kodak, and Polaroid.
As explained, those LUTs are free, and they’re gorgeous. You can download the package that fits your NLE (Final Cut Pro, Premiere Pro, and DaVinci Resolve). Click here for the download page.