We surveyed 97 film colorists to better understand the work environment and required skills of a typical film colorist. Here are the results.

How much intelligence is required as a film colorist?



Working as a film colorist typically doesn’t require the use of high levels of intelligence in daily tasks.

Can I learn to become a film colorist?

Intrinsic Talent

Acquired Talent

A career as a film colorist typically depends predominantly on qualities you can gain through experience, with a small aspect of skills you are born with.

Is it easy to get a job as a film colorist?



It’s typically difficult to find a job as a film colorist. If you’re curious about the numbers, check out the job market for film colorists.