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Academy Color Encoding System

The Academy Color Encoding System (ACES) is an industry standard for managing color throughout the life cycle of theatrical motion picture, television, video game, and immersive storytelling projects. From image capture through editing, VFX, mastering, public presentation, archiving and future remastering, ACES ensures a consistent color experience that preserves the creator’s vision.