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X-Rite Announces i1Filmmaker Kit for Cinematographers at Cine Gear Expo

June 3, 2016
By Business Wire News


Cine Gear Expo–X-Rite Incorporated, a global leader in color science and technology, with subsidiary Pantone ( today announced the i1Filmmaker Kit, on display at Cine Gear Expo booth 102B, Paramount Studios June 2-5th.

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The X-Rite i1Filmmaker Kit with i1Display Pros latest i1Profiler software include Rec-709, Rec-2020 and DCI-P3 support for broadcast gives true color representation of images on screen, on/off set. Combined with ColorChecker Passport Videoreduces editing time, achieves multiple camera matching and improved color balance for faster consistent balanced workflow–saving expense editing and postproduction hours.

Now the film industry can have unrivaled color accuracy on all modern display technologies and select field-monitors with i1Display monitor calibration, developed from X-Rite’s SPECTRO technology. This is especially important capturing or editing footage,” states X-Rite Vice President of Product Marketing Chris Winczewski.

The ColorChecker line used by professional photographers and filmmakers for over 40-years is extended with ColorChecker Video and ColorChecker Passport Video–uniquely engineered to work seamlessly with vectorscope and waveform monitor exposure alignment and High Dynamic Range (HDR).

Whether using ColorChecker Passport Video manually or automated with software support from DaVinci-Resolve by Blackmagic Design, Color Finale plug-in for Apple’s Final Cut Pro X from Color Grading Central, 3D-LUT Creator an in frame reference starting point is easily attainable for an ideal neutral color before applying a specific ‘creative look.’

Winczewski continues, The i1-Filmmaker Kit give filmmakers, cinematographers, colorists, editors, effective cost/timesaving editing tools with a professional color viewing experience throughout the video workflow process. This is another example how X-Rite continues meeting changing media evolution. Based on a century of color theory science, X-Rite continues to be the trusted standard in color innovation cross-industry.”

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i1Filmmaker Kit has an Summer 2016 release date. Click Here for Press information.

About X-Rite

X-Rite and its subsidiary Pantone LLC is a global leader in color science and technology. X-Rite Pantone offers a range of color management solutions for the printing, packaging, photography, graphic design, video, automotive, paints, plastics and textiles industries. Connect: Facebook ( Promotion sign-up@, visit:

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