John Sellars: Activity About Popular Images

Member Since:
January 7th 2006
91 Posts
Location:
Los Angeles
HDR Monitor
by Dan Davis 3 years ago
Hi there, With the great upsurge in HDR shooting, how realistic would it for me to grade on my Flanders LM-2450W Are there huge downsides to not having a very expensive HDR monitor Thanks for any help
Re: HDR Monitor
by John Sellars 3 years ago
Did anyone else see the consumer 4k HDR LG G6 OLED (about $6000 for the 55") display at the Flanders booth with their new BoxIO LUT box
datausage info tab missing in media pool
by prathvish hegde 6 years ago
hi all, the data usage information tab in the mediapool has been omitted in R10. Is it been relocated ;) prathvish hegde colorist (DaVinci Resolve and 2Kplus) http: www.youtube.com playlist list=PLRPJ
Re: datausage info tab missing in media pool
by John Sellars 4 years ago
This was incredibly useful. Did it move somewhere p135 of the manual says it's there.
Confroming XML from Premiere CC 2014 — remaining gotcha's?
by John Pilgrim 4 years ago
Hey All, The XML export from Premiere CS and CC used to be quite buggy when conforming in Resolve 8,9,10. Premiere's failure of correctly encode "Scale to Frame Size" into its XML export comes to mind
Re: Confroming XML from Premiere CC 2014 — remaining gotcha's?
by John Sellars 4 years ago
Just finished a job like this. Some observations: h.264 footage will be 1 to 8 frames off (maybe more) due to long GOP errors.Flopped clips will not come in flopped.Export an AAF from Resolve, as well
gtx 780 6GB: which driver for OSX 10.8.5?
by Knut Jansohn 5 years ago
Hi, anyone running successfully a gtx 780 6GB on OSX 10.8.5 and which driver cuda version do you use I've put an asus gtx 780 6G strix in my new netstore turbo box and getting it not to work. Osx 10.8
Re: gtx 780 6GB: which driver for OSX 10.8.5?
by John Sellars 5 years ago
I had to go to 10.9.4 with my 780 6GB and it was flashed!
Upgrading 2008 MacPro 3,1 to edit RAW using DaVinci - Advice???
by RuPaul Robbin 5 years ago
Have been chugging along with FCP 6.0.6 okay, but have bought a Canon EOS 6D and am looking forward to adding Magic Lantern to shoot & edit RAW files. Since I have much to upgrade in both hard & softw
Re: Upgrading 2008 MacPro 3,1 to edit RAW using DaVinci - Advice???
by John Sellars 5 years ago
Got it. I knew there was a reason I went to 24GB when I got my 6GB GPU ;-) Just want to make sure we're in the the spirit of the OP here, where the 6D has a max raw resolution of 1840 460 @24fps
Import from FCP7 XML - Problem with In/out points
by aemilia scott 5 years ago
I'm importing a timeline to DaVinci which I've edited with MOV dailies. I'm bringing in an XML, relinking to R3Ds, and prepping a project for color. I'm having trouble getting DaVinci to recognize the
Re: Import from FCP7 XML - Problem with In/out points
by John Sellars 5 years ago
Is it a multiclip (or "multicam") project One must collapse clips AND media manage them before exporting an XML. See this thread and some others on BMD forum I think: http: forums.creativecow.net thre
Failed to Link JPEGs from FCP 7 XML
by Ben Antonio 5 years ago
Hey Guys, So i've got a couple episodes of a 22 minute show to color and I'm having some trouble getting the JPEGs to link in Resolve. I'll mix down the video to two tracks and remove all effects (the
Re: Failed to Link JPEGs from FCP 7 XML
by John Sellars 5 years ago
Have the editor bake the jpegs into a QT and replace in the timeline before export.
hdmi 1.3 or 4 or?
by Sean Kapleton 8 years ago
hello I have the Extreme3D+ I believe and I am curious what type of hdmi cable to purchase from b&h to go out to my panny plasma vt25 for best quality - is it even 10 bit I assume not because it's not
Re: hdmi 1.3 or 4 or?
by John Sellars 8 years ago
BMD support today said the 3D is 8 bit over HDMI and one must have a 3D+ to get 10 bit. Is this true I know the 1.3 spec is 10 (or 12) bit.
CS3 Export multiple audio tracks to Quicktime
by John Sellars 10 years ago
I have a sequence with 3 tracks (Narr ST music ST Efx) that I need to export to an uncompressed 23.98 1080p Quicktime. I need to bring this into FCP so I can output to D5 at the studio. Whenever I try
Export to QT audio out f sync
by John Sellars 10 years ago
I am doing a pro bono job for a client that requires a QT output so I can bring it in to our FCP suite and output to D5. The job was edited in Premiere 1.5 and brought into CS3 on the mac. It is a HD
8 bit vs. 10 Bit
by Kai Whittaker 13 years ago
What is the quality difference between the 8-Bit Uncompressed 4:2:2 1080i codec (YUV) and the 10-Bit Uncompressed 4:2:2 1080i codec (YUV) I've read that on HDCAM tape, everything is stored at 8 bit, b
Re: 8 bit vs. 10 Bit
by John Sellars 13 years ago
As a colorist, I would suggest geting your footage into 4:2:2 10 bit as soon as possible. Most content can look great in 8 bit, but once one starts to push the contrast, or work with subtle gradations
RAID array software -- what are you using?
by Jim Blokland 14 years ago
Hello: Just bought 2 Seritek SATA enclosures and the 4-port External card. Thinking of using either the 400GB Seagate .8s or the new Western Digital Caviar Raid 2 edition with the 16MB cache. Wonderin
Re: RAID array software -- what are you using?
by John Sellars 13 years ago
Actually, Aja doesn't always recommend their card get top billing. See excerpt from their FAQ (last sentence). . . John Question: Is KONA 2 PCI-X slot usage in a PowerMac different from Kona HD Answer
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