Patrick Inhofer is a professional colorist / finisher and owner of the New Jersey-based boutique Fini.tv. He’s a 23-year veteran of the New York City post-production community. Patrick takes his experience working at high-end full-service New York City post houses and delivers those same services to low- and mid- budget productions, bringing them high- quality workflows at competitive prices.
Patrick has worked on films, documentaries, television series, corporate videos, promos, and ID packages for a range of clients ranging from broadcast / cable networks, to indie films making the festival circuit, to corporate giants. He’s worked with directors Barry Levinson, Bruce Sinofsky and Dorothy Lyman. Other clients include: HBO, NBC, ABC, Showtime, ESPN, Oxygen, AMC, Lifetime, TNT, TBS, National Geographic Channel, Starwood Hotels & Resorts, AOL, TV One, Virgin Records.
In 2010 Patrick founded the software agnostic color grading website TaoOfColor.com and recently published the 125th edition of his free weekly email newsletter ‘The Tao Colorist’; which focuses on the Art, Craft and Business of professional color grading. In 2012 he co-founded MixingLight.com with two other professional colorists—which launched during NAB 2013.
Patrick is also an Adjunct Professor at Hofstra University teaching Digital Color Correction for Television. He contributed to the book Color Grading with Avid Media Composer and Symphony 6 by Bryan Castle.