A color check while using the ARRI color management tool based on ARRI's color science to optimize colors to every shot.

ARRI Color Management

Save time and simplify your facility's virtual production pipeline

Accuracy and reliability for efficient virtual production

Matching the colors envisioned in preproduction when that content is filmed from an LED wall can be complex and time-consuming.

ARRI Color Management allows the precise calibration of LED walls in ICVFX environments, significantly reducing the work needed on set and in post to recover missing color information.

Maximize shoot days and give creative teams the assurance of high-quality, authentic image production in your studio facility.

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A highly efficient color workflow

Streamline the calibration process and improve consistency in your facility

Built on industry-leading color science

ARRI Color Management has been developed through our virtual production specialists’ extensive knowledge of the graphics pipeline and how the camera sensor picks up color on set.

Available as a license model for virtual production facilities, it enables the use of our LED Calibration plug-in for Unreal Engine. Productions using ARRI cameras will be able to achieve the best image quality, when recording in front of an LED wall or any other screen.

Technical overview

LED Calibration for Virtual Production

ARRI’s LED Calibration software communicates with compatible ARRI cameras via CAP and generates a calibration file for your studio’s chosen LED panel and camera combination, based on how RGB values are interpreted by the camera sensor.

This is imported into an Unreal Engine PlugIn, where we utilize our knowledge of the ARRI camera sensor, allowing for a single calibration for global color adjustments.

Compatible Products

Product Name

SUP

ARRI AMIRA

SUP 6.1

ARRI ALEXA Mini

SUP 6.1

ARRI ALEXA Mini LF

SUP 7.3

ARRI ALEXA 35

SUP 1.2.0

Unreal Engine

Version 5


Take a deeper dive with our Tech Talk

Why do we need color management in LED volumes? And how should an environment be best prepared, to ensure the best results for your color pipeline. Andreas Oestreich, Virtual Production Software Developer introduces ARRI Color Management, our LED Calibration plug-in, and best practice for a succcessful implementation.

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Specialized support from ARRI Solutions

For studios wanting further, bespoke guidance on their facility’s color pipeline from pre- through to postproduction, consultancy services are also available via ARRI Solutions' team of virtual production and on-set workflow specialists.

Get in touch

We had worked on the studio’s R&D for around 12 months before we started opening up for productions, and color was the missing puzzle piece. Implementing ARRI’s Color Management and sharing our findings with the team was exciting and rewarding for us all. We’ve been able to extend the functionality even further, and this will now support all future productions within the volume.

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Markus Helminen

Technical Director, FireFrame Studios

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