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Posts Tagged ‘colour grading’

See the differences between the trailer and the theatrical release of The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug

DOS-colour-changes Courtesy of the efforts of Ringer mukankakuna on the TORn forums, here’s a video that reveals the differences between the trailer and the theatrical release of The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug.

As others have noted, perhaps the most significant change is to the colour-grading. The colours in the theatrical release are much more muted, and as one commenter put it, bleak. In particular, gone are the super-saturated blues that many objected to when the trailer was released. As someone who has railed against the teal and orange trend, I think the more natural colour palette is definitely better (more…)

Posted in Hobbit Movie, Production, The Hobbit, The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug, Trailer