Colorist/ Post Production Specialist
with 30+ years of production / online / FX / Dailies and Mastering experience.
Instudio or Outcall Freelance: Have dongle will travel.
December 4th 2006
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
Grading ProRes HQ Quicktime by Jake Keller 5 days ago Hi all, About to grade a project using a final Quicktime export and had a few questions about settings for the file I'd be working off of. I'll be finishing at 1080p and the footage was shot in 8-bit
Re: Grading ProRes HQ Quicktime by Joseph Owens 5 days ago Jake Keller "Is ProRes HQ overkill for the format I would receive the Quicktime in " For 1080P 8-bit, probably. Plain vanilla ProRes 422 is still a 10-bit container and will be just fine. If you use
OSX 10.10 limited to 2xGPU external by Sascha Haber 1 month ago Any news on that front Resolve 11.2 - Smoke 2015 EXT1SP2 - Sapphire 8 Colorist VFX Guru Aerial footage nerd http: vimeo.com saschahaber https: dk.linkedin.com in saschahaber
Re: OSX 10.10 limited to 2xGPU external by Joseph Owens 1 month ago Unless Apple changes its mind on whether or not you need or want more than 2 GPUs, and certainly not if they are nVidia, then I don't ever expect any change on that matter. jPo "I always pass on free
OT: Super 8 and X by David Mathis 1 month ago This is going to sound a bit odd, I know. I just recently purchased a Super 8 camera off of eBay, waiting for it to arrive. Very interested in using a film camera with real film, and hoping this fad c
Re: OT: Super 8 and X by Joseph Owens 1 month ago Here's another one: DIY with things you have around the house -- http: www.faculty.idc.ac.il smozes 8mm.html jPo "I always pass on free advice -- its never of any use to me" Oscar Wilde.
Resolve and FCPX by Mark Davies 2 months ago Hi guys, I've literally just installed Resolve, but had a burning question. I can see that you can edit in Resolve, but was wondering what you guys are doing. Do you edit in FCPX (or other NLE) or do
Re: Resolve and FCPX by Joseph Owens 2 months ago Mark Davies "I can see that you can edit in Resolve, but was wondering what you guys are doing. Do you edit in FCPX (or other NLE) or do you actually do all the work in Resolve now please " It depend
Waveform-Parade confusion (screenshot) by Seth Thy 2 months ago Hi, can someone explain this difference between monochrome Waveform and Parade (Red crashing on Parade). Are they really crashing And if so, what is the usage of monochrome Waveform I'm asking cause w
Re: Waveform-Parade confusion (screenshot) by Joseph Owens 2 months ago Marc Wielage "The front porch is too wide to be legal." Meet you in the breezeway, then. Oh, wait a minute, I'm blanking. jPo "I always pass on free advice -- its never of any use to me" Oscar Wilde.
Davinci 8 with an external monitor by Enginn Heima 2 months ago Hi. I m in a kind of a dilemma. I'm completely new to Davinci Resolve, and I d like to get it to work on a second monitor. My specs are, DaVinci Resolve 8.2.1, MacBook Pro 6,1 (17") running OSX Snow L
Re: Davinci 8 with an external monitor by Joseph Owens 2 months ago Enginn Heima "Is there anybody out there that might have a magic solution for me, or am I bound to throw out my old Macbook and buy a new one " Your platform is somewhere around 3-4 years out of date
Re: Video Scopes in Davinci by Joseph Owens 2 years ago The square waves will look different depending on whether you are looking at RGB or color difference Y'Cb Cr. jPo "I always pass on free advice -- its never of any use to me" Oscar Wilde.
Groups behavior in Resolve 11 by Gerry Curtis 3 months ago Hello, I want all of my grades to ripple like they did in previous versions of Resolve. However when I add a new clip to my group I get the green link icon, but nothings happens to the new clip's grad
Re: Groups behavior in Resolve 11 by Joseph Owens 3 months ago Its a bit of a re-model to wrap one's head around how the group "levels" of nodes are applied -- almost as if there are three color correctors at work. It is equally true that the *overall* grade exis
Davinci rendering SO slow.. by Simon Dixgaard 3 months ago Hello, I'm exporting a bunch of F55 4K footage through Davinci Resolve 11 Lite, to ProRes 422, and scaling it down to HD. At start Davinci is showing off with an incredibly 30+ FPS while rendering, bu
Re: Davinci rendering SO slow.. by Joseph Owens 3 months ago If data transfer starts bogging down like this, I usually suspect a destination drive issue. jPo "I always pass on free advice -- its never of any use to me" Oscar Wilde.
Avid to Resolve Stills Workflow? by Scott Clements 3 months ago Hi, I am working on a documentary, edited in Avid and graded in Resolve. There are many stills with simple animations created in Avid FX. I did the animations in Avid FX to preserve image quality at a
Re: Avid to Resolve Stills Workflow? by Joseph Owens 3 months ago Scott Clements "I must say that the way Avid deals with stills drives me nuts." Ed Grimley would certainly agree, with you, I must say... yeah, this is kind of a problem.... baking-in the KenBurns PT
HP pavilion monitor for color grading by anand kamal 4 months ago hi friends.. I am having HP pavilion 22fi IPS-LED backlit monitor. FUll HD, default color temp, 6500K, colour gamut: 72% ntsc. my footage is 1920X1080... Independent feature film intended for theatric
Re: HP pavilion monitor for color grading by Joseph Owens 4 months ago If only a theatrical audience or broadcast viewership could vote with buying tickets or some other mechanism, similar to the passengers getting on some kind of commercial service on which they might p
Quantifiable evidence by Walter Soyka 4 months ago Here's some. Check out Warren Eagles's open survey of colorists, with 400 responses: http: icolorist.com what-are-you-grading-2014-results In response to the question, "What edit system was used to cu
Re: Quantifiable evidence by Joseph Owens 4 months ago Andy Field "FCP 7 has been EOL for several years and it's still BBC Washington's primary edit tool (not sure about London end) with no sign of change soon." For me, as a facility owner, if it still d
Internal tracking data exchange ? by Sascha Haber 5 months ago Hi, i just wanted to follow up on an old request and was wondering if there is any change by now that i am not aware of yet. Can we use the tracking data Resolve generates for other purposes than movi
Re: Internal tracking data exchange ? by Joseph Owens 5 months ago Ross Shain "Would love to hear more thoughts from other Resolve users. " You know I have been running back and forth between the BMD and Mocha booths at NAB almost every year now since like 2010 tryi