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Robert Due

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October 24th 2008
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Double Checking about Remote Grading
by Dane Cannon 2 years ago
I've never actually done any remote grading yet, though I have read up on it in the manual and several posts in this forum. The manual says, "The DaVinci Resolve version of software must be the same o
Re: Double Checking about Remote Grading
by Robert Due 1 week ago
I am also wondering how the remote grading works on the "client" side. In particular, if I am using my Cubix with 2 GTX 570s and the client is using a laptop hooked up to a firewire drive that contain
Backing resolve projects up
by adam jenns 2 months ago
Hi, Could anyone tell me if there is any way to back a Resolve project up including all the media used, much like media managing a project in FCP Thanks, adam Mainframe
Re: Backing resolve projects up
by Robert Due 2 months ago
This may be of some use for you... http: www.niwa.nu resolve-collect Robert Due Editor Colorist INDEPENDENT EDIT DaVinci Resolve 10.1.1 OSX 10.8.4 MacPro 8-core 4,1 2.93 Ghz 24GB RAM Nvidia GT120 GUI
Color Trace - Using version 1
by Nat Jencks 2 months ago
So a question about ColorTrace The manual implies that ColorTrace always uses version 1 rather than the active grade. Is this true If so is there a way to make it use the active grade instead, of to g
Re: Color Trace - Using version 1
by Robert Due 2 months ago
In Resolve 10 there is no need to duplicate timelines anymore. Under the View menu you can select show current clip with handles. This allows you to track out shapes to your user selectable handle len
Another weird design decisions and more bugs in Resolve 10
by jake blackstone 5 months ago
So, despite many users asking for Bypass All nodes cross indicator, it's still not there. But, if the same command is invoked on MC Color by using LeftShiftF6, magically crosses re-appear. Unfortunate
Re: Another weird design decisions and more bugs in Resolve 10
by kim krause 5 months ago
i think you should go and work for them...you always seem to come up with bugs that no one else has even found yet.....the forensic detective of color grading...haha..hope you mailed them to let them
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Robert Due liked this 5 months ago
Instagram Looks...asks the client.
by andrew smith 6 months ago
I know this is a rather annoying topic so my apologies for posting what drives many of us crazy with clients wanting stuff to look like there instagram feed. I am wondering what powergrades I may be a
Re: Instagram Looks...asks the client.
by Robert Due 5 months ago
This may help your friend: http: cineblur.com instagram Robert Due Editor Colorist INDEPENDENT EDIT DaVinci Resolve 9.1.1 OSX 10.7.5 MacPro 8-core 4,1 2.93 Ghz 24GB RAM Nvidia GT120 GUI Cubix Expander
DaVinci Resolve 10 Beta 3 released
by Peter Chamberlain 6 months ago
Hello, we are pleased to announce that we have posted DaVinci Resolve 10 Beta 3 on our support web site. There are new DaVinci Resolve 10 Mac, Mac Lite, Windows, Windows Lite and Linux installers at h
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prathvish hegde liked this 6 months ago
Re: DaVinci Resolve 10 Beta 3 released
by Robert Due 6 months ago
Great news. Thanks for the continuous updates. I have yet to pull the trigger because I am on Lion. (10.7.5) Do you know of anyone using Resolve 10 on Lion with any success Robert Due Editor Colorist
MacVidCards has Mac EFI Titan and GTX780 finished - makes them into native OSX cards
by David Pirinelli 8 months ago
Hey, just saw the news about Redcine-X and think this is great timing. We just yesterday finished EFI support for GTX Titan and GTX780. The 780 works fine using internal power, Titan may require a lit
Re: MacVidCards has Mac EFI Titan and GTX780 finished - makes them into native OSX cards
by Robert Due 8 months ago
Would the Titan work in a Cubix Robert Due Editor Colorist INDEPENDENT EDIT DaVinci Resolve 9.1.1 OSX 10.7.5 MacPro 8-core 4,1 2.93 Ghz 24GB RAM Nvidia GT120 GUI Cubix Expander with 2 x GTX570 (CUDA 5
How do you manage versions between revisions?
by Drew Lahat 12 months ago
I have to use versions in Resolve, and I have to deal with revised edits (EDL XML AAF 's). Besides being obviously convenient, versions are a required when the same take requires separate grades (whic
Re: How do you manage versions between revisions?
by jake blackstone 12 months ago
You didn't mention the camera used. If it's Red, good luck with that. Colotrace doesn't copy the metadata. It's a bug, that I reported a short while ago. So, back to the original dilemma. How to manag
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Robert Due liked this 12 months ago
Media not showing up in timeline
by Alan Rencher 1 year ago
I'm running Davinci 9 Lite, and I have a problem where one of the clips in the timeline is showing as if it's not connected (red). The media is in the media pool, and it shows up fine. Is there a way
Re: Media not showing up in timeline
by Robert Due 1 year ago
Also, make sure your timeline is unlocked. If it is not, "Force conform" will not be available (greyed out). Robert Due Editor Colorist INDEPENDENT EDIT DaVinci Resolve 9.1.1 OSX 10.7.5 MacPro 8-core
DaVinci Resolve 10
by Peter Chamberlain 1 year ago
We are pleased to announce DaVinci Resolve 10. For those of you unable to visit us at the south hall of NAB here is a list of new features. This is a no charge upgrade for existing customers and will
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Ronen Pestes liked this 1 year ago
Re: DaVinci Resolve 10
by Robert Due 1 year ago
BMD, Thanks for listening to your customers! Looking forward to the new version! Robert Due Editor Colorist INDEPENDENT EDIT DaVinci Resolve 9.1.1 OSX 10.7.5 MacPro 8-core 4,1 2.93 Ghz 8GB RAM Nvidia
This is basic. Send 23.98 sequence from Fcpxml, Resolve sends 24.0 XML to fcp7.
by Jeremy Garchow 1 year ago
Bug, or my own idiocy
Re: This is basic. Send 23.98 sequence from Fcpxml, Resolve sends 24.0 XML to fcp7.
by Robert Due 1 year ago
I found this solution that worked for me. Look at the last post on the thread. http: forum.blackmagicdesign.com viewtopic.php f=3&t=6147 Robert Due Editor Colorist INDEPENDENT EDIT DaVinci Resolve 9.1
No reply from davinciheelp email?
by Laco Gaal 1 year ago
In the past few weeks I had major hiccups with Davinci 9, I always sent an email to davincihelp at blackmagic-design, but I never got a reply. Davinci 9 doesn't allow me to playback Prores footage rea
Re: No reply from davinciheelp email?
by Robert Due 1 year ago
Wow, thanks for the quick reply. I did buy from macvidcards. So, on 10.7.5 I can remove the GT 120 and swap out one GTX 570. I assume it will go in the same slot Then still have the Cubix with the oth
ACES implementation in Resolve - bugs
by Paul Provost 1 year ago
I'm curious as to users experience with using ACES color science in Resolve and any bugs and or issues you may be having. I'm experiencince issues with all curves (except for "custom"). They are clipp
Re: ACES implementation in Resolve - bugs
by Robert Due 1 year ago
Alexis, Thanks for the thorough explanation. It helped me understand ACES a lot more. This is why I check out the Cow forums daily!!! Robert Due Editor Colorist INDEPENDENT EDIT DaVinci 9.1.1 OSX 10.7
ACES and RED
by Robert Due 1 year ago
I am just starting to dabble in an ACES workflow. I have some r3d clips that look great using ACES (RED IDT, Rec 709 ODT). I was wondering if all RED footage can utilize the ACES workflow. I have a cl
exporting XML from Final Cut Pro to Davinci Resolve Lite
by Andrew Jordan 2 years ago
I'm attempting to import an XML from FCP7 to Davinci Resolve 9 Lite and for some reason Davinci insists on importing the XML as 24 FPS, even though the Final Cut sequence is 29.97 FPS. I already grade
Re: exporting XML from Final Cut Pro to Davinci Resolve Lite
by Robert Due 1 year ago
I am having the same issues here with roundtripping out of FCP to Resolve and back. Working with RED clips @ 23.976 fps (23.98) and importing the XML in Resolve creates a 24 fps timeline. Clips render
Force Eject and General Lag
by Robert Due 1 year ago
Not sure if anyone else is having this issue, but when quitting Resolve, there seems to be this unnecessarily long delay until I can go to my desktop or choose any other application to run. The image
Re: Force Eject and General Lag
by Robert Due 1 year ago
I finally performed the 9.1.1 upgrade and Resolve is working MUCH better! Robert Due Editor Colorist INDEPENDENT EDIT DaVinci 9.0.3 OSX 10.7.5 MacPro 8-core 4,1 2.93 Ghz 8GB RAM Nvidia GT120 GTX570 (C
Backing Up Database
by Robert Due 1 year ago
I am trying to backup my database before I upgrade to 9.1.1 When I go to the Database Manager window, I select my current database, then I click the upper right drop down window to select backup, but
Feather one side plugin
by Elliot Beach 2 years ago
I need to feather one side while having that side move and crop across at times. I cant seem to get the desired effect using the mask shape feather filter as that seems to only do top bottom or left r
Re: Feather one side plugin
by Robert Due 2 years ago
Try searching for Alex 4D Crop. Free plug-in that allows you to do crops with feathering on 1 to 4 sides independently Robert Due Editor Colorist INDEPENDENT EDIT DaVinci 8.2 OSX 10.6.8 MacPro 8-core
ProRes 4444 Alpha Problems
by Robert Due 3 years ago
I am having an issue when trying to use a ProRes 4444 QT in FCP. The QT is animated text (generated in AE) that will be keyed over footage. What happens is this: I insert the QT into my sequence and t
Re: ProRes 4444 Alpha Problems
by Robert Due 2 years ago
It was intermittent. It displays fine most times, but every so often I have to render and it solves the issue. Robert Due Editor Colorist INDEPENDENT EDIT
Video: Reel of Colors
by Teo Rižnar 3 years ago
Reel of Colors Reel of Colors is color grading showreel of NuFrame postproduction, colorist Teo Ri nar (teo@nuframe.si). Works from 2007-2010. watch demo reel
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Robert Due liked this 2 years ago
Re: Reel of Colors
by Teo Rižnar 2 years ago
Thank you! It took me 2 months of finnisihg the edit ;) but I enjoy doing cuts like this Will try to look for the name of track, it was a while ago. Cheers, Teo Color grade reel: http: vimeo.com 15480
OMF Export Not at Timeline Framerate!!
by Robert Due 5 years ago
I am editing a project at 23.98 fps. When I export an OMF for my audio engineers to use, they say it imports at 24 fps. Furthermore, I export a QT of my sequence (using the same ins and outs as the OM
Re: OMF Export Not at Timeline Framerate!!
by Robert Due 2 years ago
Again, sorry and good luck. Robert Due Editor Colorist INDEPENDENT EDIT
Offline won't display
by Robert Due 3 years ago
I have added a clip into the media pool as an offline clip. I make sure that it is referenced in the Timeline Management window as the offline clip. Problem is that it won't display in the offline win
Re: Offline won't display
by Sascha Haber 3 years ago
Probably a timecode issue. Go to your online Conform, navigate to the first cut. Remember that timecode. Now go back to Browse ,select the offline and play to the exact same frame you just had in the
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Robert Due liked this 3 years ago
Alexa LUT Applied Wrong?
by Robert Due 3 years ago
I am working with some Alexa Log C footage. I think I may have made a mistake when I applied the LUT. Instead of on a node, I applied it on the Config page under the Display Lookup Table pulldown. Whe
Re: Alexa LUT Applied Wrong?
by Dan Moran 3 years ago
Hey Robert, We can figure this out. A display LUT applies the LUT to the viewer output so you can grade with the LUT turned on but it's not applied to your Render. Not the best for your situation but
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Robert Due liked this 3 years ago
Matching the Offline
by Robert Due 3 years ago
I know how to add a clip into the media pool as an offline. I am wondering if there is a way to superimpose the offline in the color tab so that I can match the resize that was done to the offline edi
Re: Matching the Offline
by Vladimir Kucherov 3 years ago
Yep, on the color page, first play a still from your gallery. Any still, it just needs the still playback on. Then you can select "reference mode" from the menu until it's in "offline" mode, and set t
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Robert Due liked this 3 years ago
RTFCP - Back to Final Cut EDL Converter tool
by Vladimir Kucherov 3 years ago
I am releasing a tool that will (hopefully) allow for easier roundtripping from a Resolve render back to FCP timeline. I am calling it RTFCP (Resolve to FCP) - very original I know! The gist of the pr
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Robert Due liked this 3 years ago
Re: RTFCP - Back to Final Cut EDL Converter tool
by Yohance Brown 3 years ago
looks interesting. thanks for developing this much needed tool. Looking forward testing soon. yohance brown colorist http: www.yohancebrown.com
How is your grading room / suite arranged?
by Ola Haldor Voll 3 years ago
I just re-arranged my office. Take a look at the attached drawings.. What does your room look like What's your experience with clients in that arrangement I've been sick and tired of having the monito
Re: How is your grading room / suite arranged?
by Robert Due 3 years ago
I am about to rearrange to your new setup. Currently, I have the client sitting directly behind me. I wonder how the communication will be when they are in front of me. Especially when we start discus
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Robert Due liked this 3 years ago
Multiple Keyframe changes
by Ben Walker 3 years ago
Hello Creative Cow folks, I have made a moving vignette to take the saturation out of an object in my frame. I have got to learn the trackign tools in Color cause it has taken way too long to keyframe
Re: Multiple Keyframe changes
by Robert Due 3 years ago
Requests Um.....(See the Davinci Forum and the BlackMagic customers accompanying satisfaction then you will have your answer) Robert Due Editor Colorist INDEPENDENT EDIT
Really simple - determining total # of clips in a bin?
by Nick Ravich 3 years ago
Running FCP 7.0.3 on 2.93 GHZ dual quad core Mac Pro, 10.6.5 OS. Hopefully really easy question - best way to determine total # of clips in an individual bin Is there something equivalent to Avid's "G
Re: Really simple - determining total # of clips in a bin?
by Robert Due 3 years ago
Make sure you are not counting the .thm file at the finder level as one of your total. Robert Due Editor Colorist INDEPENDENT EDIT
Am I missing something?
by Jeremy Garchow 4 years ago
If I qualify a color in the secondary with a key, then move to the sat curve to adjust, they key is ignored Fart darts.
Re: Am I missing something?
by Robert Due 4 years ago
Unfortunately, those curves are global and are not isolated by the key. Add it to the wish list.... Robert Due Editor Colorist INDEPENDENT EDIT
Tangent Wave: USB 2 extender recommendation?
by Joe Murray 4 years ago
Looking to buy the right one the first time. Anyone have an opinion about Gefen vs Black Box vs any of the others out there I know the Wave panel requires a good bit of power and the machine we'll use
Re: Tangent Wave: USB 2 extender recommendation?
by Robert Due 4 years ago
We use the Gefen 7000R boxes here and no problems using it with the Wave. I recommend it! Robert Due Editor Colorist INDEPENDENT EDIT
Clip Duration Difference
by Robert Due 4 years ago
I had posted this in the Color Forum, but perhaps it should have been here: I graded a series of shots and noticed that the renders were all one frame shorter than the original source. My source foota
Re: Clip Duration Difference
by Robert Due 4 years ago
The files were exported out of the AVID as ProRes HQ 1080i @ 29.97. (Avid can play and create ProRes files now) I created a new Color project and imported them individually. This is where the one fram
AVID to COLOR to AVID?
by Chad Terpstra 4 years ago
I'm hoping to do the Color work on a RED feature I shot this February but it was edited in Avid and I use Color for my post work. What are my workflow options If I can't figure out a workable solution
Re: AVID to COLOR to AVID?
by Robert Due 4 years ago
You might want to check out this thread: http: forums.creativecow.net thread 223 16909 Robert Due Editor Colorist INDEPENDENT EDIT
Clip Duration Difference
by Robert Due 4 years ago
I graded a series of shots and noticed that the renders were all one frame shorter than the original source. My source footage was supplied by an AVID editor as ProRes HQ 1080i 29.97. I rendered out A
Color to Avid
by Robert Due 4 years ago
Hello all, Anyone out there color grading in Color and then exporting files to an AVID for final conform What codec are you using I am trouble shooting image differences between the render files from
Re: Color to Avid
by Robert Due 4 years ago
The Avids here are all Mac. I have never sent files to a PC based Avid. Robert Due Editor Colorist INDEPENDENT EDIT
DNxHD export appears brighter
by Ronald Anderson 4 years ago
Wondering if anyone has seen problems with black levels getting brighter when exporting from FCP to DNxHD Quick Time Just compared the same clip in Quick Time, exported 4 ways, DNxHd, Pro Res HQ, DVC
Re: DNxHD export appears brighter
by Robert Due 4 years ago
I work in a facility where we grade in Color and send QTs back to an Avid. Here is a thread that may help you. http: forums.creativecow.net thread 223 16909 Robert Due Editor Colorist INDEPENDENT EDIT
Multiple roundtrips, possible?
by Scott Davis 4 years ago
Lets say I have my sequence in FCP, send to Color, correct, render, send back to FCP. All is good; except I decide I don't like what I did to a few of the clips. How do I go back into Color, fix that
Re: Multiple roundtrips, possible?
by Robert Due 4 years ago
After revising the grade in Color, I quit Color and then open FCP. Just select the clip in the timeline, control click and select "reveal in finder". This updates the clip (and any others you modified
Color correcting green screen
by John Knapich 4 years ago
I have a bunch of scenes shot against green screen. I would like to run them through Color first to enhance the green screen for keying. Can anyone tell me what aspects I should be enhancing, i.e. sat
Re: Color correcting green screen
by Robert Due 4 years ago
It depends on your source. But, yes do what you want to make the keying looking better. I also try to make the key color (green, blue, whatever) consistent on all shots. Look at your vectorscope and m
Adjusting Multiple Audio Clips in Browser
by Robert Due 4 years ago
Hello all, I am wondering if there is a way to adjust the db level of multiple clips in the browser. When I import needle drops, they come in about 12 db too high, so I would like to select all of the
Keeping Dissolves Intact
by Robert Due 5 years ago
I am new to FCP (Avid user learning FCP). On the Avid, when you want to replace a shot that is bound on each side with a dissolve, you simply mark your clip, insert the new one and your dissolves stay
Re: Keeping Dissolves Intact
by Robert Due 5 years ago
Yes, this was amazing when Avid implemented this feature. So simple, and a huge time saver. So, no way to do it in FCP That should have been added a long time ago. I will trudge along for now. Robert


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