The curve nodes in Livegrade and Silverstack Lab add powerful color controls to the Pomfort ecosystem and open up new creative possibilities. Grading with curves gets boosts in precision and efficiency, thanks to the color picker tool in Livegrade. This video shows how to build scene-accurate creative looks and precise secondary color corrections in no […]Click to play video
Welcome to the Pomfort Family!
It’s great to see you taking your workflow to the next level with Livegrade Studio. Whether you’re a first-time user or have worked with Pomfort software before - this page is for you! We’ve compiled a bunch of valuable information and helpful resources to make sure you’re supported right from the start. Simply browse the different sections and get ready for your first project!
We’ve summarized Livegrade Studios’s primary features and settings in a few short articles, covering everything you need to know for starting your first project.
On-set digital imaging starts with building a hardware setup. Learn how to set up and configure devices for use with Livegrade Studio.
The Livegrade Studio Main Screen
Take a tour of the main screen to familiarize yourself with Livegrade Studio’s User Interface and available actions.
The grade editor lies at the heart of Livegrade Studio as it lets you visualize the DP’s intended look with powerful real-time color grading features. Check out all available grade controls!
Learn how Livegrade lets you inspect and manage looks depending on their output colorspaces for streamlined processes in color pipelines with multiple outputs (such as HDR/SDR dual monitoring).
The Slot User Interface lets you control connected camera sources in separate slots. Learn how to manage and record your live video signals and how to keep track of automatic and manual metadata.
Livegrade Studio supports a wide range of cameras, LUT boxes, video I/O cards, and monitors. Learn how to connect and configure your setup using the Device Manager.
Livegrade Studio allows exporting shot information into various formats, making it easy to pass on look information and metadata to other departments. Find the perfect fit for your workflow!
Media Folders and Record Folder
Media files imported or recorded within Livegrade are stored in a designated “Media Folder”. Livegrade Studio even allows using multiple media folders in one project simultaneously. Learn all about them!
The Image Viewer lets you monitor and QC your grades inside of Livegrade Studio’s User Interface and includes a wide range of controls for comparing live signals with reference material. Check out all available tools!
Advanced Features Within Livegrade Studio Only:
Interactive Router Control
Livegrade Studio users benefit from efficient router control optimized for multi-camera setups. Check out how to easily manage video routing using the Interactive Router Control Panel!
Scripts and Automations
Livegrade Studio includes advanced automation features. Learn how to accelerate your daily tasks using scripts!
Dynamic Metada Recording
Livegrade Studio can record dynamic frame-accurate camera and lens metadata together with movie recordings. See how to record and share dynamic metadata!
Grouping Slots Into Stages
Learn how Livegrade Studio lets you group slots into stages to simplify handling metadata and actions for multiple units within the same project.
Built-in Integrations Within Livegrade Studio Only:
FilmLight BLG Grading Mode
Livegrade Studio comes with a dedicated grading mode supporting FilmLight’s color pipeline and allows you to round-trip with other departments via FilmLight’s proprietary look exchange format BLG.
Colorfront Film Grading Mode with AJA FS-HDR
Learn how to leverage all advanced Livegrade Studio controls for full flexibility within the Colorfront Film pipeline when working with the AJA FS-HDR device.
Pomfort Virtual LUT Box for Unreal Engine
Interactively grade the content on LED walls and fine-tune image processing by connecting to an Unreal Engine system via the Pomfort Virtual LUT Box plugin (in beta).
Interaction with Brompton Tessera Processors
Learn how to modify the color balance of your LED systems by controlling the 3D LUT in connected Brompton Tessera processors. Livegrade Studio can connect to and control multiple Tessera processors via a network connection.
Interaction With the disguise System
Livegrade Studio integrates with the disguise system via a network connection and lets you conveniently control any number of CDLs in a disguise Designer project to adjust the LED wall's content in real-time.
Connecting QTake Video Assist
Livegrade Studio has built-in integration for QTake video assist, enabling DITs to sync their look info (CDL + LUT) to QTAKE as “Look” effect. Instantly distribute the graded video signal to all monitors on set.
Access detailed documentation of all Livegrade Studio features in our Knowledge Base! Do you need more info about color grading, multi-camera set-ups or supported devices? Conveniently browse information by category or use the provided search bar.Browse all features
Are you more of a visual learner? Let these video tutorials guide you through a selection of Livegrade Pro’s and Studios’s basic features.
Our editorial team constantly feeds the blog with exclusive production stories and educational articles. Check out the following pieces to start deepening your understanding of Livegrade Studio!
Building a Livegrade System
In case you are thinking about starting live grading as part of your on-set service,…Read more
Working with Stages in Livegrade Studio
Did you ever need to manage independent scenes of multiple units with only one Livegrade…Read more
Benefit from Livegrade's HDR Features
This blog article walks you through five ways to benefit from HDR-related features in Livegrade…Read more
4K With Livegrade Pro and Studio
4K has been around for quite some time, but most productions still work with HD…Read more
Still got open questions? Don’t worry, we’ll sort it out together!
Our support team is here to help, so feel free to get in touch any time. Please contact us via e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please note: In case you think there’s something wrong with the software, it’s best to request assistance from within the software. To do so, please select “Contact Support” via the “Help” menu in Livegrade Studio.