Filmmaker Mode on LG OLED TVs may be getting a huge HDR upgrade

Movie fans who subscribe to the best streamingservices like Netflix, HBO Max, and Disney Plus could soon be getting an upgrade to the Filmmaker Mode picture preset that lets them experience movies on their TV at the same quality level as the film’s director intended.

That news came at a session held last week by LG to give TV reviewers a close-up look at the new G3 OLED TV. The proceedings included a briefing by Mike Zink of the UHD Alliance, an industry group with members spanning the consumer electronics, technology, and Hollywood production communities. While Zink mainly provided an overview of the group’s activities, he also mentioned that a Dolby Vision Filmmaker Mode is in the pipeline for TV manufacturers to implement. To understand why that’s important, we’ll first need to cover Filmmaker mode, and why it is important.

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