Dado Valentic is the CTO of Acute Art, based in London and Los Angeles. Alongside Acute Art's co-founder, Jacob De Geer, Dado worked on the launch of the 'VR Museum,’ an app that exhibits subscription-based, interactive, multiuser fine-art artworks. The "VR Museum" is now available on the HTC Vive from the Acute Art website and HTC Vive store
Dado Valentic is also an award winning colour grading artist and one of the leading developers in the area of colour science for digital film cameras. Dado is the founder of Mytherapy, a creative studio for digital colour correction and motion picture retouching. He is known for his unique approach to the processing of digital images and his film stock emulation technology.
Dado Valentic has worked on over 30 feature films and numerous commercials. His latest work was creating a colour science for Netflix HDR production of 'Marco Polo -Season II', which was awarded Best TV Picture, ASC 2016.
As a colour scientist, he was involved in 'Exodus' by Riddle Scott, as well as 'Game of Thrones', 'Total Recall', 'Mr Nice', and 'Sherlock Holmes' by Guy Richie. Dado's colourist credits include: 'Absolutely Anything' directed by Terry Jones, starring Simon Pegg, 'A Hundred Streets' starring Idris Elba, 'Dough' starring Jonathan Pryce, and 'Blackwood' by Adam Wimpenny.
Mytherapy is based at Warner Bros. De Lane Lea offering High-End Motion Picture Post Production Services.
Topics Discussed In This Episode:
- The start of Acute Art
- Working with artists Olafur Eliasson, Jeff Koons, Marina Abramovic, Anish Kapoor for VR Museum
- VR and art working together
- Adaptability within VR environments
- His career as a color scientist for feature films
- Using neuroscience to understand human behavior in the VR world
- Implications of the Technological Revolution
- Ed Atkins work