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I have a question about converting 23.976 fps into 24.
by ryan elder 2 months ago
I am making a DCP of a short film of mine for festivals. I was told to convert it to 24 fps for the DCP. I did some reading on how to do that, and I was told that I would need to convert the audio fro
Re: I have a question about converting 23.976 fps into 24.
by David Baud 2 months ago
They are 2-main flavors for making a DCP: . Interop . SMPTE . Interop only accepts 24p master . SMPTE accepts both frame rates, 23.976fps & 24fps Interop will be more compatible with older digital pro
Color Grading Workflow
by Kevin Camin 7 months ago
Would you say this is the correct order of operations 1-3 are global changes. Basic workflow: 1. Correct exposure 2. Fix white balance 3. Adjust Saturation 4. Secondary Corrections: targeted adjustmen
Re: Color Grading Workflow
by David Baud 7 months ago
Depending on the footage you are working with, I would add normalization for log in general. Also I would switch 1 & 2: I usually try to get "a normal look" before getting to "the look". David Baud Co
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what is the preferred encoding for broadcast for europe?
by Nitai Lev-Oren 7 months ago
what needs to be the preferred bitrate and codec
Re: what is the preferred encoding for broadcast for europe?
by David Baud 7 months ago
Nope... I am just saying keeping your master as pristine as you can... I just mentioned 4K in the case your post-production workflow was all 4K... if you are working in HD, keep everything in HD... wi
Different resolution and Codec
by Phil Vo 8 months ago
Hello all, I wanted to know if it's possible, and easy, to perform this all at once. I have received a 30 minute short film that is in 2k (ProRes 422) and a HD (h.264) video file. They're exactly the
Re: Different resolution and Codec
by David Baud 8 months ago
Nope. You will have to output two new files in any cases. That means new encoding. I would assume that your H.264 files is more compressed than your ProRes file (they are many flavors of H.264, so it
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How do you export Proxy Files into a 4K movie?
by Andrew Crittenden 11 months ago
Editing with premiere cc 2017. Imported 4k footage as proxies. But now file is set up to change 4k into proxy files when imported. So I am working only with proxies. Now I want to export into a fully
Re: How do you export Proxy Files into a 4K movie?
by David Baud 11 months ago
In Premiere CC 2018, if you have ingested proxy files associated with your original files, any time you export or render from your sequence, Premiere Pro will use the original file... so if you used t
image stabilization suggestion
by Rick Neely 11 months ago
Hey all, have transferred a full 16mm feature print and am doing some color correction in premiere. An issue I'm having is the transfer underwent some minor shaking throughout. I'm thinking it's becau
Re: image stabilization suggestion
by David Baud 11 months ago
can you cut down your 30min. long clip you might get better result stabilizing shorter clip duration... Other solution are plugins like RealSteady, Mercalli... if you have FCPX or DaVinci Resolve, the
Should I keep my pro broadcast monitor?
by Olivier Prudhomme 1 year ago
Someone gave a me a totally fine pro broadcast monitor. $3,800 on BH. None of my jobs are broadcasted. They re viewed online. I have a brand new iMac 27 and I color correct with premiere pro. I m some
Re: Should I keep my pro broadcast monitor?
by David Baud 1 year ago
What do you call a pro-broadcast monitor which brand model is it If you mean a reference monitor, from my point of view, any professional (someone making a living in film making) should have a monitor
How can I transform 60 fps to 24 fps in Premiere Pro?
by ryan elder 1 year ago
Basically I shot some 60 fps shots for slow motion and want to slow it down to 24 fps in Premiere Pro, or 23.976 to be more exact. I have a 23.976 timeline but when I put the 60 fps clip on the timeli
Re: How can I transform 60 fps to 24 fps in Premiere Pro?
by David Baud 1 year ago
Ryan, I am not sure what you are talking about. When Interpreting footage in PrP there is no export involved. Please be more descriptive about your process and what you are trying to achieve. Best, Da
Outputting for movie project
by Andrew Crittenden 1 year ago
Sorry if this is a duplicate question. I need to output my film for color grading. Premiere CC 2017.1.2. I have more than 8tb in source material, but much of it is not used. Is there a way to output o
Re: Outputting for movie project
by David Baud 1 year ago
What Tero says: use Project Manager and output an XML of your film sequence. Also provide your colorist with a movie file output of your film so they can make sure nothing was lost thru the transfer.
Export for TV from Premiere Pro CC
by Lorène Yavo 1 year ago
Hello! I have to send my graduation film to a TV channel but I'm uncertain about some of the specifications, especially the timecode parts... I was asked to send this: File Format: * XDCAM HD 50 Mbps
Re: Export for TV from Premiere Pro CC
by David Baud 1 year ago
Bonjour Lor ne, Are you delivering your film to a french broadcaster I believe you should be ok with your settings but if you can I would ask to run a test and confirm with QC that your file is compli
Shot & Sound at 24, Edit in 24 or 23.976?
by Emily Zhai 1 year ago
Hi all, I know it's an old topic but I'm still a little confused after reading tons of articles and threads... So I'm now on set for my very first feature editing work. The sound person said they don'
Re: Shot & Sound at 24, Edit in 24 or 23.976?
by David Baud 1 year ago
Hello Emily, Usually you want to make decision of your master film frame rate based on your medium delivery, the market you are targeting and the place where you are producing your film. In the USA to
Imported Video Distorted
by Benjamin Germanius 1 year ago
Hello, I am having the following issues w DaVinci Resolve 15 in Windows 10: When I import a video it appears as follows: ohmygosh.jpg The imported video in question is a H.264 .mp4, 1280x960 @ 30 FPS.
Re: Imported Video Distorted
by David Baud 1 year ago
My guess is a decoding issue: for some reason DaVinci cannot decode your file correctly. You may have to transcode it first somewhere else. David Baud Colorist & Finishing Editor KOSMOS PRODUCTIONS De
Mixing field dominance in timeline best practice?
by Kell Smith 2 years ago
I have a mix of all SD upper and lower field dominance, also some progressive. Looks like I can change the field order of clips on the timeline, or also possibly export two timelines, one for the prog
Re: Mixing field dominance in timeline best practice?
by David Baud 2 years ago
It is hard to tell not looking at your timeline. Knowing you want to output for DVD (NTSC I am guessing ), if you'd like to keep interlaced, you would want to go "lower field first"... this is how I w
New After Effects update BIG PROBLEM
by ellen osborne 2 years ago
Hi I just updated to the new release of After Effects. Now my composition, all my layers and files appear black. I tried uninstalling and reinstalling without luck. I made a new file and composition,
Re: New After Effects update BIG PROBLEM
by David Baud 2 years ago
I use Preference Manager myself from Digital Rebellion, but I believe you can trash AE preferences when starting the program and holding Cmd + option + shift Maybe there is some issues with the psd ve
23.976 footage delivery to 29.978 fps
by Mario League 4 years ago
Hi Guys, I have a question, maybe you can help me out. The question is about setting up the proper frame rate for a documentary. For the first time, I m planning to use Resolve editing too so I ll try
Re: 23.976 footage delivery to 29.978 fps
by David Baud 4 years ago
One thing I should add to be completely accurate, is that broadcasters will ask you to deliver a drop frame master @ 29.97fps to compensate overtime for that non integer frame rate. That means in the
mixed progressive and interlace material. deinterlace before or after grading?
by Seth Thy 4 years ago
Hi, I tried searching but didn't find an answer. I'm editing grading documentary in FCP7 Resolve 11. Most of the footage is HD, some is 4K and we also use some upconverted SD interlaced archive footag
Re: mixed progressive and interlace material. deinterlace before or after grading?
by David Baud 4 years ago
Seth Thy "Should I up convert SD before FCP or is it ok to just scale to HD. Should I de-interlace SD material before or after Resolve " Because you have a mix of footage (4K, HD & SD, progressive &
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Toggling external video playback on/off?
by Mel Matsuoka 4 years ago
So I finally found a window of non-client-supervised work time to jump on the Resolve 12 train, and was hoping that R12 added a long-time feature request of mine (since the Resolve 7 days), which is t
Re: Toggling external video playback on/off?
by David Baud 4 years ago
I am afraid not! When working with Adobe AE or PrP, Resolve wants to keep everything for itself;-)... you have to quit in order to get back video playback. I found it also to be an issue if someone wa
After Effects Changes Color of Photos!
by Charles Williams 4 years ago
I'm having an issue with After Effects and photos. When ever I import this photo into my project: IMG http: i67.tinypic.com 2wp2oht.jpg IMG After Effects Changes the colors to this: IMG http: i65.tiny
Re: After Effects Changes Color of Photos!
by David Baud 4 years ago
are you working in a color managed work space in AE if your intent photo output is for the web, I would set your AE project as sRGB color space. Also make sure you interpret your photos correctly when
Davinci Resolve AVCHD Import Issue
by Nikhil Nath 4 years ago
Why does Resolve give me really bad preview The iMac is a 3.4 Ghz i5 with 8Gb DDR3 RAM 2 GB Nvidia GeForce GTX 775M. We're doing a closing AV for an event. The same footage is being played with Quick
Re: Davinci Resolve AVCHD Import Issue
by David Baud 4 years ago
...what Joseph said. Also have you checked your Resolve Preferences In Video I O and GPU, I will check CUDA and all the rest checked off. Under system you may want to test different Pre-allocated syst
Which Color Space should I be working in?
by James Carver 4 years ago
I have some RAW footage shot with a Sony F5 that i will be doing some VFX in AE with. How do I know which color space I should be working in when first setting up my comps and project
Re: Which Color Space should I be working in?
by David Baud 4 years ago
In After Effects, select your footage and look for Interpret footage to see if the color space was automatically recognized. If your footage was shot log, you would notice that "flat" look. Otherwise
Ctrl+z issue
by Alireza Bidar 4 years ago
Hi, My project is due pretty soon and I am having an issue in Ae! when I use Ctrl+Z, the screen does not update the undo and it still shows the visuals before the ctrl+z. I tried purging it! It does n
Re: Ctrl+Z
by David Baud 4 years ago
if your problem is a cache issue that is not refreshed (happening after an undo command ), this seems to be a bug with AE 13.6 on Windows. Todd Kopriva from the AE team says they are aware of the prob
Mocha Pro removal issue
by Yiannis Stravolaimos 4 years ago
Hello, I am trying to remove a car from a shot. It is a simple shot. I have fully tracked masked the car. It is a very solid track. I have also tracked the portion of the ground. The car track is alwa
Re: Mocha Pro removal issue
by David Baud 4 years ago
Did you also create a clean plate without the car you want to remove in your clip You can do it in Photoshop and feed that frame to the remove module. Once you have done this, you should be in good sh
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French national television group TF1 choses FCP X over Premiere CC for their news editing
by Ronny Courtens 5 years ago
As one of our facilities is located in Paris I have known this for some time but apparently they have made it official now: besides the BBC, the French national television group TF1 also has decided t
Re: French national television group TF1 choses FCP X over Premiere CC for their news editing
by David Baud 5 years ago
Actually if you read the comments following the blog on yakyakyak.fr you will notice that TF1 decided to use FCPX in the field in replacement of FCP7. It looks like they are still using AVID (Media Co
EasyDCP creator and DPX Color Spaces
by Charles Haine 7 years ago
So, I've been testing EasyDCP creator to see about doing some limited DCP mastering here and I had a question. I made a test reel (which I'm happy to share with folks) which outputs every format that
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Re: EasyDCP creator and DPX Color Spaces
by Joakim Ziegler 7 years ago
While I'm unsure about EasyDCP, many programs misinterpret Rec.709 and use the rec.709 camera encoding curve as a decoding curve for the material. This is wrong. Rec.709 material should be decoded usi
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David Baud liked this 7 years ago
Decklink Studio doesn't get recognised
by Felix Schmilinsky 7 years ago
I bought a used Decklink Studio card on eBay (I assume it isn't Decklink Studio 2) and put it in my system on which I run Mac OsX 10.7.4 as well as Windows 7 (64bit). In neither of those operating sys
Re: Decklink Studio doesn't get recognised
by David Baud 7 years ago
On the mac OS side, since you are using a hackintosh, your best bet is to find someone who runs it as well. I don't think Blackmagic will support it. On the PC side, have you look at the recommended h
CS6 Premiere Decklink Studio Stutter, video stops, audio continues.?
by Tony Ienco 7 years ago
Hi all, I have searched this forum and google with no luck. I am just wondering if anyone else is experiencing this issue During timeline playback, whether it is a declink sequence or a premiere seque
Re: CS6 Premiere Decklink Studio Stutter, video stops, audio continues.?
by David Baud 7 years ago
I just wanted to add my experience on this thread. I had exactly the same symptom with my system running CS6 Premiere Pro and monitoring video via my Decklink Studio, using Blackmagic Desktop Video dr
Moving to HD What board?
by ED stevens 13 years ago
My SYSTEM MAC dual G5 2.5 gig. 6.5 gb RAM. Apple 23" display Samsung 17" LCD Panasonic BT-LH2600WP Blackmagic Decklink Extreme card v5.2.4 OSX Tiger w 10.4.3 upgrade FCP 5 w 5.0.4 upgrade = production
Re: Moving to HD What board? - OOPS I am wrong !
by David Baud 13 years ago
Yes it does. Thank you David
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