I could not have written this book without the help of many people. First, I’d like to thank my wife, Sarah Priestnall, for checking my writing and correcting my mistakes, and also for helping me rewrite sections for clarity, particularly the chapter on Digital Intermediate. I also thank her for her support and patience while I was spending many weekends on the writing.
I am deeply indebted to Tom Maier of Kodak for his lucid writing on the subject of color processing for digital cinema. In particular, much of Chapters 3, 4, 7, and 8 are based on documents that he wrote as a leading contributor to the SMPTE DC28 Color ad hoc group.
I also thank Matt Cowan of Real D for his contributions as a member of the SMPTE DC28 Color ad ...