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Diffusion filters when shooting in Blackout studio

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Im currently in prep for a music video I’m shooting in a blacked out infinity cove studio. The look is to be very high contrast with lots of shadow so there will be neg all over the place. 
Although it will be majority digital there will be a few rolls of 16mm - I want to bridge the gap between this and the digital by using diffusion filters and roughing up the digital in post a bit with some added grain.

My only worry with this is that I will lost contrast with diffusion filters and so im wondering out of all the options (pro mist, glimmer glass, black satin etc) which would you recommend to keep the blacks rich?

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It's very easy to restore or increase the contrast in post color-correction so I wouldn't worry too much about that unless you get some sort of veiling glare over the whole image.

Or create a camera LUT with crushed blacks for your diffused images for monitors and dailies.

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