An Overview of  High Dynamic Range (HDR) Video


This 1-day course introduces the production & post-production concepts necessary for HDR (high dynamic range) broadcast delivery. It is ideal for media professionals who need to understand  what  HDR is and how it affects their job scope.
Participants will learn what the various standards for HDR are, and how to prepare for them.
Emphasis will be placed on the HDR10 standard, which is currently prevalent among consumer displays.

04 March 2019 (Mon)

1 day (9.30am to 5.30pm)

Who Should Attend
This course is designed as a primer for anyone who wants to learn more about HDR.
It provides valuable information for Producers, Directors of Photography and Post-Production personnel who want a better understanding of HDR, so they can better plan for it.

Course fee
S$ 700 before 7% GST
S$ 749 after 7% GST

This course is supported for up to 90% subsidy under the IMDA Talent Assistance Scheme
In addition media freelancers can apply for a S$ 7.50 per hour training allowance.
Availability and amount of subsidies and grants are subject to IMDA. More information about application procedures and terms here.


Basic knowledge of how to shoot & deliver content for standard broadcast is recommended, but not necessary.

Course Outline

  •     Differences between SDR (standard dynamic range) and HDR (high dynamic range) standards for UHDTV
    •         Colour Space
    •         Nits and IRE
  •     Difference between the main HDR standards – HDR10, Dolby Vision and HLG
  •     What production equipment do you require for HDR?  And how do you shoot for HDR?
  •     Demonstration of HDR shoot
  •     What post-production setup do you require for HDR?
  •     How colour grading for HDR differs from SDR
  •     Demonstration of grading for different peak luminance levels
  •     Demonstration of adapting a HDR grade for SDR
  •     Demonstration of encoding for consumer HDR playback

About the Instructor

Ian Wee

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Ian is an Adobe Certified Instructor for Adobe Premiere Pro.He is also an Apple Authorised Instructor for both Final Cut Pro 7 and FCP X. In addition to teaching these editing platforms Ian has also conducted courses in Stereoscopic 3D production,RED Camera and many other production related fields for institutions like NYU Tisch School of Film,Ngee Ann Polytechnic and Sony Singapore.

 He is a director who is gifted both creatively and technically – He was one of the early adopters of HD technology and directed one of the first multicam HD shoots in Singapore for the F1 Powerboat race..While he was still a Managing Director at Widescreen Media Pte Ltd (of which he is one of the founders), he supervised post-production for broadcast programmes & feature films, and helped spearhead Stereoscopic 3D production in Asia.