from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- transitive v. To impart color to (black-and-white film) by means of a computer-assisted process: "Be prepared . . . for the . . . colorized version of Topper” ( Vincent Canby).
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. To add color to.
- v. To convert black and white media to color by digital post production (as is often done in digital photography and in video special effects).
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. add color to
# or just call colorize method this way: print Term:: ANSIColor:: Markup - > colorize ($text);
Luckily, Ted Turner found a way to use those movies he got in the MGM / UA deal to start TCM, rather than to "colorize" those movies, as they are just as good in B&W.
I guess this shouldn't be too shocking given that guy who used to own the studio tried to colorize Citizen Kane. joenostalgia
In the mid-80s, Ted Turner attempted to “colorize” classic films.
I recall how hard luminaries like James Stewart -- and yes, John Huston -- fought against Ted Turner's plan to colorize motion pictures in the eighties.
Ask your copyright professor if I can take an Ansel Adams print, scan it, run a photoshop filter on it (or colorize it) and then reprint it and sell it.
Could I take an Ansel Adams photo, colorize it, and sell it as my own?
Ted Turner used to colorize classics and there was a big backlash by many.
Many people refer to it as the Silver Line, but the Metro board has yet to colorize it.
But the idea of converting a 2D film to 3D is about as appealing as the old impulse to colorize black and white movies.