Colorist Society (CSI) will host its annual Colorist Mixer at NAB Show 2023. Hugely popular among colorists and other industry professionals, the Mixer is the Colorist Society’s tenth, but its first live event in four years. Themed “Back to Reality,” the Mixer will be held on Sunday, April 16th from 6 pm to 10 pm at Gordon Biersch Brewery Restaurant. Tickets are $20, available at

“It will be wonderful to be back at NAB in person,” said Colorist Society president Kevin Shaw. “It’s always a great time, but this year will be especially fun and an opportunity to become reacquainted with colleagues whom we haven’t seen years.”

The Mixer is being organized by iColorist and will feature a Color Quiz for teams and a raffle with a total of more than $17,500 in prizes. Sponsors include OWC, Adobe, Assimilate, Blackmagic Design, Nacho/Colorfront, Colour Lab, FilmConvert, FSI, fxphd, Hedge, MASV, Portrait Displays, PVA, MediaLight and Tangent.

Raffle prizes include:

  • Flanders Scientific DM160 OLED Monitor
  • Colorfront and Nacho MF: Mac Mini with M2 Pro
  • MediaLight Pro2 Gift Basket: MediaLight Pro2 with flicker-free dimmer (6m); two MediaLight Pro2 with flicker-free dimmer (1m); Ideal-Lume™ Pro desk lamp, Ideal-Lume 20cm Mini Linear Profile; Ideal-Lume 45cm Linear Profile
  • Blackmagic Design Davinci Resolve Micro Panel
  • Assimilate DIT Pack permanent license: Live Looks, SCRATCH and Hedge, including one year of support and updates
  • MASV 1TB File Transfer Credits
  • FilmConvert Nitrate and Cinematch Upgrade Bundle with Plugins
  • Portrait Displays C6 HDR2000 Colorimeter, Calman Studio, Patterns™ for Mac, Patterns™ for iOS
  • Adobe Creative Cloud 1yr License
  • Tangent Element Tk Panel Black Edition
  • fxphd “Intro to HDR” and “DaVinci Resolve” Courses Megapack
  • OWC Envoy Pro FX 1TB Portable Drive
  • PVA 4-day Video Calibration Course and Certification (in-person or virtual training, valid for 1 year)

Colorist Society will host an NAB Preview livestream on March 30. Live attendees will have a chance to win a Ripple panel from Tangent, Play Pro Studio from Assimilate, and Mixer tickets. Hosts Kevin Shaw and Warren Eagles and surprise guests will share what they are excited for at this year’s NAB Show and Mixer, and reflect on the past decade of Mixers and industry developments.

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About the 2023 Back to Reality Colorist Mixer

About the Colorist Society
Colorist Society (CSI) is the first professional society devoted exclusively to furthering and honoring the professional achievements of colorists. It is an educational and cultural resource to the colorist community, the entertainment industry and the public. Membership is open to professional colorists, DITs, telecine operators, color timers, finishers, restoration artists and color scientists. CSI hosts regular meetings as chapters worldwide. It also is a regular participant in industry trade shows and other events. The organization is currently planning an awards competition to honor outstanding achievement to the art and science of color grading.