Color Grading with DFS - I Saw a Wild Thing

Jul 4, 2017

Our friends at Digital Design Group have been up to their creative goodness once again. This dramatic short is another camera test/art piece and the images are amazing. They gave it to us to grade and utilize our new upcoming looks DFS - Digital Film Stock. We chose to use DFS KODAK 5231 as the base look for this piece. We gave it an HDR finish which allows us to maintain all the detail in the blacks and whites. The end result turned out amazing…you be the judge.

DFS will change how you color grade forever - they are the world’s most accurate motion picture film emulations designed to work with today’s digital cinema cameras. When you apply a DFS LUT to your color balanced timeline, your video will instantly take on the personality and character of film. Working with DFS LUTs makes color grading a joy, allowing you to focus on what’s important in the frame.

DFS Complete is now available from Color by LookLabs at the introductory price of $129 - receive 19 LUTs that perfectly emulate the most popular Kodak and Fuji film stocks. DFS comes in both REC.709 and LOG video formats and all SpeedLooks camera patches work with today's most popular digital cinema and mirrorless cameras. Or, if you just want to test drive DFS, purchase our Sample Pack for just $9.99, it includes DFS Kodak 5201 in both Rec.709 and LOG versions, and all SpeedLooks camera patches for LOG footage - we are confident after using the DFS Sample Pack you will want to buy DFS Complete.

Check out this color reel for I Saw a Wild Thing to see the finish that DFS can deliver.

To learn more about DFS and SpeedLooks, visit to see how easily you can achieve a great color finish on your next project