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Impact of USB monitor on performance
by Vladimir Kucherov 8 years ago
I was thinking about getting a small USB monitor to put software scopes on, when hardware scopes are not available to me. Something like: http: www.mimomonitors.com And I was wondering if anyone has e
Re: Impact of USB monitor on performance
by Jack Jones 8 years ago
Why not try these guys - http: www.lilliputuk.com Jack Jones Freelance Nucoda Baselight DaVinci Colourist -- http: www.jackjonescolourist.com
Normal / Full Range
by stig olsen 8 years ago
Hi, Some more talk about this... I have always worked normal range, exporting mxf to Avid, and mastered in Smoke Flame for TV. When I took my (TV-commercial) normal range file to another post producti
Re: Normal / Full Range
by Jack Jones 8 years ago
Nucoda gives you the option of working in a SMPTE or Full Range (CG) project - As well as Log and Video Log. This sets all the pivot points where they need to be, and there is a great option for scali
DPX transcoding for grade and VFX
by stig olsen 8 years ago
Hi, How do you deal with transcoding Red Raw files to DPX for VFX department I want to have the opportunity to change the raw settings, and that is not possible after the DPX is made. The workflow I c
Re: DPX transcoding for grade and VFX
by Jack Jones 8 years ago
http: www.reduser.net forum showthread.php 74001-REDgamma3-and-REDcolor3-update "DI will typically still start with REDlogFilm and REDcolor3." Many DI colorists out there don't have access to the Red
2k DPX RGB export from Da Vinci to EasyDCP
by Aurelien Guegan 8 years ago
Hi to all, We have just finished grading a one hour program made of 6 short films. Our suite is Da Vinci Resolve on Mac displayed on a DCI projector NEC NC1200. The projector has different color profi
Re: 2k DPX RGB export from Da Vinci to EasyDCP
by Jack Jones 8 years ago
I'd output your XYZ straight from Resolve as 16-bit TIFF images (full range) and ENSURE the lab to bypass any color processing (it's very easy to forget in EasyDCP). You can't go wrong that way. Jack
Grading adjustment in Resolve for DCP creation
by Jean-Christophe savelli 8 years ago
Hello everybody, I need your advices about grade adjustment for DCP creation on Resolve. I grade my short on Davinci on a rec709 monitor (legal video etc..) so now i have to export it for DCP creation
Re: Grading adjustment in Resolve for DCP creation
by Jack Jones 8 years ago
With OpenDCP you have to feed it full range files otherwise your blacks will be lifted. Full range, Rec. 709 16bit TIFF images with your chosen scaling for full, scope or flat. Do the Rec. 709 to XYZ
22fps Limit with BMD UltraStudio SDI or Intensity Pro Enabled :(
by Tim Tyler 8 years ago
This is a follow-up to my previous post at http: forums.creativecow.net readpost 277 13226 One week ago I upgraded from the Intensity Pro (unsupported) to the UltraStudio SDI (supported) and I still c
Re: 22fps Limit with BMD UltraStudio SDI or Intensity Pro Enabled :(
by Jack Jones 8 years ago
What file types are you dealing with DPX ProRes MXF Maybe try some different media types, might just be a bandwith issue over the USB 3 as previously mentioned. Jack Jones Freelance Nucoda Baselight D
What's tour mastering codec on PC?
by Mathieu Marano 8 years ago
I was wondering since there is no ProRes encode on PC what is the mastering codec format you use on PC Mathieu Marano offline online editor - motion graphics - Post-prod director - DaVinci Resolve ope
Re: What's tour mastering codec on PC?
by Jack Jones 8 years ago
Here's what I use for ProRes on Windows... Perfect and free of any colour gamma shifts! http: www.imagesystems.se media news nucoda-continues-to-raise-benchmark-for-premium-grading-with-64-bit-softwar
AVID Media Composer to Resolve.. secret sauce?
by Eric Chase 9 years ago
Hi all, I'm having difficulty once again to load a Avid MC timeline to Resolve. This is a red show. I got the bin from the editor, and I made an AAF. I've tried an aaf import, but that makes me see sl
Re: AVID Media Composer to Resolve.. secret sauce?
by Jack Jones 9 years ago
To remove subclips: 0. Place your sequence in an Avid bin on it's own. 1. Show Reference Clips - Unchecking Subclips. 2. CMD CTRL+A to select all clips in bin. 3. Right-click on sequence (with all cli
Digital Vision Nucoda
by Sean Kapleton 10 years ago
I recently came across a facility which had this system set up and the guy had demoed Baselight, Davinci and some others and found Nucoda to be the most to his liking. An example was given comparing i
Re: Digital Vision Nucoda
by Bruno Munger 10 years ago
Hi The Nucoda FilmMaster & Fuse with all its strength and weaknesses (yes every system has some) is (i think) by far the best grading finishing system out there. It is my opinion since i evaluated the
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News: Light Iron Uses Quantel Pablo to Grade “The Social Network”
by Cow News Droid 10 years ago
Fincher s new film about the founding of Facebook is the first feature to have originated on the RED One 4K Mysterium-X sensor. (London, UK--October 5, 2010) Quantel s Pablo 4K was recently used to pe
Re: News: Light Iron Uses Quantel Pablo to Grade “The Social Network”
by Jack Jones 10 years ago
"unique ability to read AAFs" You'd be hard pressed to find a system that doesn't these days! Film Master, DaVinci and Baselight all can... Even Apple Color can via FCP with AutomaticDuck!
RESOLVE ON A MAC - Anyone know if it will output 2K-4K? Anyone....?
by Craig Harris 10 years ago
Question: Will Black-Magic DaVinci Resolve output 2K-4K
Re: RESOLVE ON A MAC - Anyone know if it will output 2K-4K? Anyone....?
by Jack Jones 10 years ago
Wow, you're racking up these threads! Yes it does output 2k and 4k. Not sure why you need it unless you're planning on doing DCPs though... Surely HD1080 for SR is the current requirement. Check the D
Can I Join Two Studio Videohub's Together?
by Jack Jones 10 years ago
Hi, I'm in the process of designing our new machine room and the cabling infrastructure to go with it. I started up a design based around a 32 channel patch hub, which is pretty much all we currently
Re: Can I Join Two Studio Videohub's Together?
by Jack Jones 10 years ago
Alternatively... Is it possible to do the following; On Channel 1 is Edit 1 and Monitor 1 On Channel 2 is Edit 2 and Monitor 2 Is it possible to do Monitor 2 takes Edit 1* *Possibly by doing Mon 2 tak
Searching for Movie Data in File
by Jack Jones 10 years ago
Hi, I've got a project (DV DVCPRO -NTSC) which seems to be having a lot of issues. When opening the project it gets to around 31-35% at which point it starts 'Searching for Movie Data in File "Mu_Velo
Re: Searching for Movie Data in File
by Jack Jones 10 years ago
Opened it up in Quicktime and scanned through the files and they all work fine! All of the clips are locatable and all play with out an issue in Quicktime X and 7. Looking within the Cmd+J at the reso
Speeding up Render
by Jack Jones 10 years ago
Hi, Does anyone have any tips for speeding up rendering at all I've got a 2009 Mac Pro with the ATi graphics card plus Color 1.5.1 - It's 8 core but I realise that counts for nothing. Monitoring via M
Re: Speeding up Render
by Robbie Carman 10 years ago
well 2k or 4k (esp) does take a stupid long time to render. I just finished a RED 4k film that was 94 min - I was thinking about taking a vacation :) You can speed up rendering by doing a few things 1
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slow renders on fcp+nehalem
by joppo te veldhuis 11 years ago
hello there, i switched to a new computer the other day. the nehalem with the fastest ATI-card and 16 gig ram and whatnot. but its renders slow ( at least 50% slower than my previous 3-year old macpro
Re: slow renders on fcp+nehalem
by Jack Jones 11 years ago
Color is pretty much all GPU based, especially for renders, so you'll not see anything on the cores monitor. Try http: www.atpurpose.com atMonitor to get a good read of the GPU. I've just purchased a
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