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Anne Davis

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May 6th 2011
29 Posts
Softening the focus on interview subject's face (4k video delivered on HD Timeline)
by Anne Davis 2 years ago
I shot an interview on a Panasonic GH5 in 4k for delivery on an HD timeline. The interviewee was lit with soft diffuse light and fill but since the video is for a documentary no cosmetic effects were
Re: Softening the focus on interview subject's face (4k video delivered on HD Timeline)
by Anne Davis 2 years ago
The DIY approach Jeff suggested, as well as the additional tips from Jeremy and Mark, worked out well. I'll be looking further into the plug-ins for comparison on the results. Thanks to all for the he
FCPX 10.3.4 Crashing since I updated to Sierra 10.12.6 OS on a MacBook Pro w Touchbar
by Anne Davis 3 years ago
I'm working on a MacBook Pro with Touchbar and a G-Tech Thunderbolt Raid (2014) editing UHD 8-bit 4k footage from Panasonic GH4s and GH5s. I'm new to FCPX so I went thru several online tutorials - mos
Re: FCPX 10.3.4 Crashing since I updated to Sierra 10.12.6 OS on a MacBook Pro w Touchbar
by Joe Marler 3 years ago
Leave files in place is generally a good idea and it works fine on the 8-bit 4k GH4 and GH5 codecs. Proxy is usually needed for best editing performance, so you're doing the right thing. I have edited
Combining DVCProHD files and MOV files on a FCP6 timeline
by Anne Davis 5 years ago
I'm starting a new project where I'll be using a PanasonicHPX170 camcorder (DVCProHD) for interviews and a Canon EOS60d DSLR for B-Roll. Any workflow suggestions (i.e. transcode to ProRes via Compress
Re: Combining DVCProHD files and MOV files on a FCP6 timeline
by Anne Davis 5 years ago
Thanks for such a detailed and comprehensive answer. You've been a tremendous help!
Font Size for Titles for screening in commercial movie theater
by Anne Davis 6 years ago
My documentary will be screening as part of a film festival in a commercial movie theater. I'm concerned that the title cards, lower thirds and end credits (single card and scrolling) that I created i
Re: Font Size for Titles for screening in commercial movie theater
by Andreas Kiel 6 years ago
For Cinema you can leave the color to white. You should add an outline to your subtitles. Like Shane said you have to look at the font you are using. Each font can display in a different size. Use a f
Film Festival requesting a file of the film in DCP format prior to screening at end of the month
by Anne Davis 6 years ago
I'm a newbie and was lucky enough to get my doc into a film festival. A post house will create a DCP for screening at the film festival, but I'm confused by the festival's request to forward them: "a
Re: Film Festival requesting a file of the film in DCP format prior to screening at end of the month
by Eric Sauer 4 years ago
A great way to make a DCP out of your project is to simply use http: www.AutoDCP.com. this is a cloud based DCP encoder that allows you to make a DCP from anywhere in the world that has an internet co
Creating DCP from FCP6 DVCPro HD 29.97fps timeline footage is interlaced, not progressive
by Anne Davis 6 years ago
Hi, I need to have a professional post house create a DCP for an upcoming film festival. I'm new to this, it's my first documentary and I was learning as I went along. (Yes in the future I will shoot
Re: Creating DCP from FCP6 DVCPro HD 29.97fps timeline footage is interlaced, not progressive
by Michael Gissing 6 years ago
DCP can be 24, 25, 30 or 48 frames per second.You can (if you are tech savvy) make your own DCP with Open DCP which is open source software and cross platform. Hardest part is formatting your delivery
Best compression workflow FCP6 project for Bluray burning
by Anne Davis 6 years ago
My Bluray burner came with Roxio Toast Platinum 11 and I'd like to try it for burning a Bluray disc os a short project (under 10 minutes). My version of Compressor is 3.0.5 so there is no "Share with
Re: Best compression workflow FCP6 project for Bluray burning
by Rob Gutermuth 6 years ago
upgrade to FCS3 (FCP7) and use compressor for the encode, and Toast for authoring... that would be the ideal thing... but... there is a way to do it with your version of Compressor, by defining the MP
Converting 1080i60 footage into a 1080p 23.98fps 1 codec H.264 HD quality Quicktime .MOV file
by Anne Davis 6 years ago
I'm trying to create the above for a one hour movie I shot and edited in DVCPro HD 1080i60 on FCP6. One film festival I'm entering requests the movie in the above file format on a separate disc from t
Re: Converting 1080i60 footage into a 1080p 23.98fps 1 codec H.264 HD quality Quicktime .MOV file
by Anne Davis 6 years ago
Thanks for stepping out the process and the costs! This file is being requested by a film festival in additional to the playable DVD screener of the movie. SInce it's only for entering the competition
Flicker problem with LED stage lights
by Anne Davis 9 years ago
I'm shooting DVCPro HD on a Panasonic HPX170 of a restaurant stage lit with LED lights. Didn't flicker on the attached LCD screen while shooting a test, but horrible flicker when I viewed the footage
Re: Flicker problem with LED stage lights
by Anne Davis 9 years ago
Thanks for responding. The venue is going to try to change out the fixtures so I can reshoot. I'll post footage if venue isn't able to change out lights -- I'll need help for sure!
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