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Portrait Displays and the Colorist Society International Form Partnership to Advance Education and Awareness of Colorist Community

August 17, 2020
Pleasanton, CA, USA

Portrait Displays and the Colorist Society International (CSI) are delighted to announce a new partnership dedicated to furthering the education of color professionals and raising public awareness of the colorist community.

The new partnership will foster opportunities for production and post-production studios, color scientists, content creators, streamers, and broadcast engineers alike to build upon their knowledge and skills alongside experts in the field. It is the hope of our organizations to strengthen ties within the colorist space and ultimately progress innovation in color accuracy.

“CSI is glad to have the support of Portrait Displays and we look forward to working with them in our educational and outreach efforts,” said CSI president Kevin Shaw. “Portrait Displays shares our dedication to advancing the art and science of color and in gaining recognition for the contributions of colorists to entertainment media.”

CSI is the first professional society devoted exclusively to furthering and honoring the professional achievements of the colorist community. The group was founded in 2016 with the purpose of advancing the art and science of color grading and correction. CSI serves as an educational and cultural resource for its members, including professional colorists, editors, DITs, and more.

By learning about and utilizing Portrait Displays’ industry-leading color calibration software, Calman, CSI members across Hollywood and beyond can expect beautiful, accurate color on screens of all sizes.

“Portrait Displays is eager to explore the vast realm of possibilities with CSI that will service the colorist community as a whole and encourage a sense of camaraderie. Our firm is committed to maintaining excellent color standards and taking calibrations to the next level,” commented Director of Marketing, Mark Ryals.

About the Colorist Society International (CSI)
Colorist Society International (CSI) is the first professional society devoted exclusively to furthering and honoring the professional achievements of colorists. It is an educational and cultural resource to the colorist community, the entertainment industry and the public. Membership is open to professional colorists, DITs, telecine operators, color timers, finishers, restoration artists and color scientists. CSI hosts regular meetings as chapters worldwide. It also is a regular participant in industry trade shows and other events. The organization is currently planning an awards competition to honor outstanding achievement to the art and science of color grading. Learn more at coloristsociety.com.

About Portrait Displays
Portrait Displays provides color display solutions that combine the latest in color science with advanced display control. Portrait Displays ensures that color presents beautifully on screens of all sizes – for global device manufacturers, content creators, and content distributors. Only Portrait Displays upholds color quality every step of the way, from the creation of the first frame to its appearance on the screen of any device.

Portrait Displays’ Calman color calibration software is the most popular calibration solution utilized by Hollywood’s most respected color professionals. Calman color calibration solutions meet the requirements to deliver a superior viewing experience that is just right.

Portrait Displays is headquartered in Pleasanton, CA with an office in Edmonds, WA and a presence across Europe, Taiwan, China, Japan, and Korea. Portrait Displays is an Intel Capital Portfolio company. With decades of experience in color science and display technology, Portrait Displays is taking the lead in inventing a more colorful digital future.

For additional information contact:
Portrait Displays
marketing@portrait.com