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Chris Coote

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August 3rd 2005
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Exporting 16 bit audio in Op1a
by Chris Coote 11 months ago
Hi there I am on a Mac running Symphony 8.6.3. Trying to deliver a 1080i HD XDCAMOp1a MXF file with 16 bit audio (that is the spec for the deliverable). There is a drop-down menu for audio bit depth,
Re: Exporting 16 bit audio in Op1a
by Chris Coote 11 months ago
Thanks. Yes, we contacted the broadcaster and they are ok with 24 bit audio...woot...!
Best way to rez-up sequence coming from many sources
by Chris Coote 2 years ago
F55 UHD Footage was originally AMA'd and transcoded to DNX36 clips for offine in 1080p. Source footage comes from many Sata drives - transcoded lo-rez clips are on a RAID. In the old days, we would de
Re: Best way to rez-up sequence coming from many sources
by Chris Coote 2 years ago
Lots and lots of source drives - about 2 months of shooting just about every day. It's just not do-able to have that much UHD original footage on-line at the same time. Just looking for the most painl
UHD AMA file export to XAVC - MXF
by Chris Coote 3 years ago
Wondering if anyone has encountered this error when exporting at 3840x2160 using AMA - File export - XAVC-Intra in order to make a UHD deliverable My sequence is a ProresHQ mixdown. I can do a short s
UHD After effects round tripping
by Chris Coote 3 years ago
Hi Trying to send proreshq mov files 2160p from Avid to AE then back to Avid but I am getting color shifts. Same as source Avid export - render back to proresHQ in AE - AMA back to Avid. This is not a
Color shifts when round tripping in UHD
by Chris Coote 3 years ago
Hi Trying to send proreshq mov files 2160p from Avid to AE then back to Avid but I am getting color shifts. Same as source Avid export - render back to proresHQ in AE - AMA back to Avid. This is not a
Premiere - Resolve round tripping
by Chris Coote 3 years ago
Hi there I have lot's of experience round-tripping between Avid and Resolve, but now I have a series coming up that was cut in Premiere. I have done a few Premiere-Resolve workflows, but I was wonderi
showing ungraded clips
by Chris Coote 3 years ago
Hi Usually when I am finished a show, I sort the timeline to show ungraded clips to make sure I didn't miss anything. However, if I have some shots that are grouped, and the color is done on the group
Re: showing ungraded clips
by Chris Coote 3 years ago
I consider these clips to be graded - the problem is that Resolve treats them as ungraded. I don't think it should matter if it's done at the clip or post clip level - they have still been modified. N
NTSC to PAL UHD
by Chris Coote 4 years ago
Hi there Anyone using Resolve 12 to do standards conversion I need to convert DNXHRX 2160p 29.97 QT files to 2160 PAL 50p XAVC MXF files. So far in my tests everything looks good when frame blending i
Davinci Resolve render problem with new Mac Pro
by Emiliano Mazzola 4 years ago
Hello, we are having strange glitching effects (as shown in attachments) while exporting from DaVinci Resolve. The project is in 4K. Maybe it is related to an heating issue We have seen that it doesn
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Re: Davinci Resolve render problem with new Mac Pro FIXED?
by Chris Coote 4 years ago
Hi Gino We swapped out the machine a couple of weeks ago and so far I haven't had any render problems. I am also now on OS 10.10.5 and Resolve v12. When Apple tested the old machine, it failed a bunch
DNXHRX mixdown errors
by Chris Coote 4 years ago
Anybody else seeing this Anytime I try to mixdown graphics from photoshop (imported PNG's at DNXHRX) in a UHD 2160p 29.97 project, the mixdown won't play back and I get core consistency errors. Workar
Re: DNXHRX mixdown errors
by Chris Coote 4 years ago
Huh
Footage prep via Resolve to Avid MC - Total audio fail
by Troy Williams 4 years ago
Ever since Resolve 9, I would use it to prep footage from camera (Avid Alexa), auto-sync it with audio based on timecode, and then export MXFs for usage in Avid. I sync the audio in Resolve 9, add the
Re: Footage prep via Resolve to Avid MC - Total audio fail
by Chris Coote 4 years ago
are you dragging the mdb database file from the Avid MediaFiles folder Try opening the media tool and dragging the clips from there into a bin.
Premiere-Resolve speed effects and XML
by Chris Coote 5 years ago
I know in the past there have been a lot of problems with XML files from Premiere when there are speed effects in the timeline. I had a completely messed up timeline in Resolve today after importing a
Re: Premiere-Resolve speed effects and XML
by Chris Coote 5 years ago
Hmmm, my sequence only had constant speed changes, no ramps, and it was still completely unusable. I wish they coluld work this out because it's a huge PITA!
Kona output levels are off
by Chris Coote 6 years ago
Hi I am trying to monitor my output from AE on an external waveform monitor through a Kona3 card. My blacks are showing up at about 3 or 4 instead of 0, and my whites are at about 92 instead of 100. A
Re: Kona output levels are off
by Chris Coote 6 years ago
Never mind, figured it out - changed output pref to RGBA instead of 10 bit RGB.
Opening and closing projects takes forever
by Chris Coote 6 years ago
Every time I open or close a project, it takes 5 to 10 minutes. What is going on here My project files and media are on a terrablock partition and I am using an 8 core mac pro running 10.7.4. My proje
Re: Opening and closing projects takes forever
by Chris Coote 6 years ago
Yes.
Can Premiere handle this?
by Chris Coote 7 years ago
About to tackle my first premiere job (CS6) after many years on Avid and FCP. The project is going to end up as 4 HD screens side by side, all showing different content in sync. It will be about 8 min
Re: Can Premiere handle this?
by Chris Coote 7 years ago
Oh, and I realize that I won't get real-time full-res performance. I was just hoping to get enough playback performance to do the content cut reasonably accurately. I'm not too concerned about the qua
Can FCP and Kona 3 do this?
by Chris Coote 10 years ago
I have a digibeta tape that has been closed captioned. I have the original sequence in FCP. Now I need to change a clip in the sequence. Can I capture the CC tape, lay that in on a higher track and cr
Re: Can FCP and Kona 3 do this?
by Chris Coote 10 years ago
I mean that the crop effect can't be rendered. Yeah, I just tried it..seems to work fine.
2K RED footage at 29.97
by Chris Coote 10 years ago
I received 2k RED footage shot at 120 fps recorded in camera at 29.97. I was going to convert everything to prores HQ in log and capture and then output to HDCAM at 1080i, 59.94. I can't seem to find
Re: 2K RED footage at 29.97
by Chris Coote 10 years ago
Thanks for your suggestions. I ended up going into Redcine and used it to scale to proresHQ1080. This worked for a few clips...and then I started getting bugginess and corrupt files (freeze frame issu
Outputting 2k through Kona 3
by Chris Coote 10 years ago
Hi I need to output a 2k- 23.98 prores sequence of RED footage to 29.97 HDCAM through the Kona 3. Will the kona 3 do the 2k to HD crop as well as a 23.98 to 29.97 conversion in one step Or do I need t
Re: Outputting 2k through Kona 3
by Jeremy Garchow 10 years ago
It should crop and add pull down at the same time. Set your video out to 29.97
ProRes vs ProRes HQ
by Herb Sevush 11 years ago
Need a better understanding here - What is the difference between ProRes and ProRes HQ and what is the optimum use for each, both for SD & HD. Thanks.Herb Sevush Zebra Productions
Re: ProRes vs ProRes HQ
by Chris Coote 11 years ago
I have been working a lot with Prores and Prores HQ in HD. I have noticed that HQ stands up a lot better to further rendering in FCP than non HQ...even with just one render pass. It's especially notic
monitoring 23.98
by Chris Coote 11 years ago
We are doing a 23.98 project for the first time and we are having trouble getting our monitor to display at 23.98 through analog component. We have a multiformat Sony HD monitor. All settings in FCP a
Re: monitoring 23.98
by Chris Coote 11 years ago
OK...that makes sense. We will have to check our avid monitor to see if it is the 1 version. Thanks
Batch capture from J-H3
by Chris Coote 11 years ago
I've been having issues for a long time while batch capturing from our JH-3 HDCAM deck. It will capture a few clips and then I will get an error saying something about tape trouble or deck is in local
Re: Batch capture from J-H3
by Chris Coote 11 years ago
OK, thanks everyone. I will try the AJA patch first and see where that gets me.
Noisy renders in 6.03
by Chris Coote 11 years ago
Ever since we upgraded to 6.03, my renders seem to have a lot more noise and compression in them than the unrendered clips. All I an doing is a simple 3-way CC and Broadcast safe. I am using prores422
Re: Noisy renders in 6.03
by Chris Coote 11 years ago
What do you use DVCPROHD Uncompressed
25 fps to 24fps to 59.94fps
by Chris Coote 12 years ago
I am editing a show in HD at 1080i 59.94 on an avid. The guy doing the animation is using a lame program that will only output avi's at 25 fps (don't ask). When I convert the files in quicktime to the
Re: 25 fps to 24fps to 59.94fps
by Chris Coote 12 years ago
OK, thanks for all your suggestions. I will do some tests today.
23.98 to 59.94
by Chris Coote 12 years ago
Anybody editing HD in proresHQ at 23.98 and then outputting at 59.94 through the Kona card Any artifacting or other issues to worry about
DNXHD and AE
by Chris Coote 13 years ago
Has anyone been able to use the DNXHD codec on a windows XP machine that doesn't have the Avid Hardware installed I know there's not one for Mac but is there one for XP We have loaded the codec on a m
Re: DNXHD and AE
by Chris Coote 13 years ago
Never mind...the installer put the codec in the wrong folder.
DV into 601
by Chris Coote 14 years ago
When placing dv material (720-480) into a 601 comp (720 486) is it best to centre the clip or move it up 3 lines so there are no field reversal issues I seem to remember something about a keyboard sho
Re: DV into 601
by Steve Roberts 14 years ago
Move it up 1 pixel or down 1 pixel. Doesn't matter which. I don't know about the shortcut you mentioned, but to move it up or down 1 pixel, use the up or down arrow key. Steve
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