COLOR INTELLIGENCE, leading specialists in AI image processing, color management, color grading and film emulation technologies today unveiled Look Designer 2 for Premiere Pro, and After Effects by Adobe, Inc., the industry-standard video editing, motion graphics and visual effects software’s. Previously only available for DaVinci Resolve™, this latest Look Designer development now empowers all multi-skilled directors and video creators with a complete high-end quality toolset at their fingertips, enabling the production of beautiful filmic look and feel for footage that delivers higher emotional engagement for their audiences. Look Designer 2 is Color Intelligence’s answer to the democratization of high caliber and costly tools and technologies for creating looks traditionally reserved for streaming episodic TV shows and high-end feature film production.

Dado Valentic | CEO | Color Intelligence: “We’re excited to extend Color Intelligence’s Look Designer 2 to the Adobe community. This is just a first step in our efforts to bring high-end color grading tools to creators far outside of the borders of Hollywood and just the beginning of our commitment to providing tools for the Adobe platform.”

Look Designer 2 offers the Adobe community a significant step-change in accelerated and intuitive workflows while maintaining an efficient color management pipeline by remaining all in one place without the need to switch between separate and often incompatible plugins. Cinematographers and filmmakers can now shoot both film and digital where the technology cleverly fills in the gaps enabling digital footage to closely emulate the highly desirable aesthetics of the analog film. Additionally, video creators can easily create unique LUT’s directly in Look Designer replacing the need to laboriously search and download incompatible LUT’s from the web. Color Intelligence and its suite of color management tools are long established in the Hollywood industry for their precision of image processing, making their products unmatched on the market. Trusted by industry leaders the likes of Activision Blizzard, Axis Studios, CBS, Comedy Central, Disney, Electronic Arts, Inc., HBO, Moving Picture Company, NBC Universal, Univision, and Warner Bros. Inc..

About Look Designer 2
Available as a plug-in for Adobe Premiere Pro™ and Adobe After Effects™, Look Designer 2 empowers filmmakers and creators with next-gen tools, whilst enabling creative freedom to produce unique cinematic looks. Look Designer 2 accurately emulates the traditional process associated with film acquisition, development, scanning, and printing. It goes beyond a simple Film Emulation LUT with custom Subtractive Color CMY processing. Developed from the ground up, Look Designer software offers smarter tools and more efficient workflows for colorists, filmmakers, art directors, game developers and video content creators to tap into the science of color and perception associated with traditional celluloid acquisition, resulting in stronger emotional connections between content and story. Look Designer is harnessed by creators in the fields of high-end feature film, episodic TV, commercials, game development and digital content production.

Look Designer for Adobe Premiere Pro and Adobe After Effects 

  • Look Designer DNA fully integrated – Access the same powerful tools and technology as Look Designer 2 for DaVinci Resolve™
  • One-click Scene Referred Image Processing, the Netflix industry standard – Color grade by preserving original source material and output to multiple display devices. Grade once and export to HDR, SDR, Cinema Screen and other popular formats. Color grade is automatically adapted to any medium.
  • Lumetri friendly – Look Designer compliments the Lumetri engine by expanding functionality to achieve stunning looks results like ever before
  • Seamless compatibility between apps – Create and save presets in Adobe Premiere Pro and import presets to Adobe After Effects saving valuable time and effort
  • Ed Lachman Zones – integrated exposure tool 
  • Different camera source material? Not a problem – Easily and efficiently handles multiple sources such as GoPro or iPhone by matching and bringing to a unified color space
  • Expanded Film Emulation library – quickly access and apply new film stock profiles
  • Supports iPhone capture formats – HD, 4K, HD (PAL), and 4K (PAL)
  • New cameras now support Z-Cam and Kinefinity
  • New 3D LUT testing feature – quickly test and evaluate color calibration values before application
  • Extended output and display formats – Netflix HDR, HDR10, Dolby Vision, Apple Pro Displays

Look Designer 2 for Adobe Launch Campaign: Exclusive, limited time offer, US $99.00 for a perpetual license with access from two system installs.

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About Color Intelligence
Color Intelligence are pioneers in the filmmaking world, with revolutionary tools that leverage artificial intelligence to improve the color grading process. The company provides industry proven technologies – Colourlab Ai, Look Designer and Grainlab software. The solutions have since been deployed in the production of many television blockbuster franchises the likes of Game of Thrones, Exodus, Marco Polo, and Jack Ryan and rom-com movie Crazy Rich Asians.

Headquartered in Los Angeles, California Color Intelligence, Inc. technologies are the culmination of years of research into human color perception focusing on the impact that color has on our mind and emotions. The company is dedicated to transforming the tools and workflows used by content creators and motion picture professionals.

The company’s founders, Dado Valentic, Mark L. Pederson and Steve Bayes have over 80 years combined experience in professional motion picture post production and technology. The company launched with Angel investments from Steve Bayes and James Richings, the former owner and Managing Director of EditShare. The company completed an oversubscribed seed round in April, 2021 and is currently launching a Series A round.

Prominent clients include Activision Blizzard, Axis Studios, CBC, Comedy Central, Disney, Electronic Arts, Inc., HBO, Moving Picture Company, Netflix, NBC Universal, Warner Bros., Inc., Univision, YouTube, and many more.

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