Continuity is too often an obsession… and there are good reasons for it. There is this idea that the audience needs to suspend disbelief in order to enter the world of the film and engage with its inhabitants, its conflicts and its emotions. Even within their own inner contrasts, most good films will provide a sense of consistency and balance where the seams have been hidden or stylised. In color correction, this balance and sense of continuity is in the matching. Colorists tend to approach the task of correction and grading through multiple passes. Let us start with the more surgical aspects of the correction.