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Marc Wielage

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October 20th 2013
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Building a Resolve grading system
by Janne Laiho 5 years ago
Hello, here's a most basic question: I have a Mac Pro 2013, and I use Resolve for grading. I understand that regular computer monitors don't give me a "true" image. My question is: what are the differ
Re: Building a Resolve grading system
by Marc Wielage 5 years ago
This is discussed at length in the current episode of The Coloristos podcast: http: coloristos.podomatic.com The episode is "Displays 2" and is available for free on iTunes and on the site. My persona
Im having some trouble getting my footage to be seen in the colour section
by david hare 5 years ago
Hi, ok yes im new to resolve as it came with my black magic 4k camera. I have followed every step possible from the net including videos etc. I find my footage add to media pool. I can see it, i can w
Re: Im having some trouble getting my footage to be seen in the colour section
by Glenn Sakatch 5 years ago
Also, please be aware that Blackmagic is continually updating this software. Subtle differences have rolled through the interface for the last several versions. If the tutorial you've watched is from
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Resolve Lite Question
by Anthony DeRose 5 years ago
I am playing around with Resolve Lite, and have a question about XML from FCP and re-exporting through resolve. Project originated on the Alexa at 2K Apple Pro Res in Log C. Was edited in a 1920x1080
Re: Resolve Lite Question
by Marc Wielage 5 years ago
At 444, I'd say no.
coolest looking Resolve video playback glitch contest
by Paul Provost 5 years ago
I'll start the ball rolling with this one. My favorite... today, www.filmandtvcolor.com colorist Los Angeles, CA Twitter: @4kfinish
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Re: coolest looking Resolve video playback glitch contest
by Marc Wielage 5 years ago
Juan Salvo "That was my favorite Amiga Toaster effect!" Doh, I'm still trying to forget the Toaster...
"Minimum length" setting for Scene detection...pls
by Sascha Haber 5 years ago
Please...flashes and fades are killing me...us...everybody Pleeaaaseee...with sugar on top :) A slice of color... Resolve 10.1.4 - Smoke 2015 Colorist VFX Aerial footage nerd http: vimeo.com saschahab
Re: "Minimum length" setting for Scene detection...pls
by Marc Wielage 5 years ago
Sascha Haber "Please...flashes and fades are killing me...us...everybody... I've dealt with this for so long, I just accept it as a sad part of life. At least you can prune the list and get rid of th
Correct Qualifier behavior?
by Tobias Heilmann-Schuricht 5 years ago
Hi, I am observing the following, grading r3d footage in LOG Space. Using the Lift wheel I am crushing the blacks down to the "0" line on the waveform (and beyond). Now I want to use the LUM qualifier
Re: Correct Qualifier behavior?
by Marc Wielage 5 years ago
Offset can work in some situations. It all depends on the nature of the initial photography and exposure. There are very few absolutes in this business.
Wrong display of windows in DaVinci Resolve 11
by leaning less 5 years ago
Windows in last version DaVinci Resolve Lite are displayed wrongly, please help me fix this problem. Also I can t stretch the preview window. Display resolution 1366 768, Win 8.1 upd.1, Radeon 7670 HD
Re: Wrong display of windows in DaVinci Resolve 11
by Eric Johnson 5 years ago
There's also a "reset GUI" option in "View"... not sure if that's what it's called in pc land... maybe it's under "window"... there's definitely an option to reset it though... eric b johnson online e
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Internal tracking data exchange ?
by Sascha Haber 5 years 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 years 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
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Copy qualifier isolation settings to another shot?
by lou Cannizzo 5 years ago
Hi, I have about 7 shots of a close up of a man's face. They are all spices from the same Take. So basically any qualifying I do will most likely work on the other shots. So is there a way to save my
Re: Copy qualifier isolation settings to another shot?
by Joseph Owens 5 years ago
lou cann "Color pick the nose area," Uh.... If you had been using some previous versions of Resolve, the default behaviour was to apply a grade to all the instances of a source clip, and if you wante
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Copy qualifier isolation settings-PART TWO QUESTION
by lou Cannizzo 5 years ago
Hello again, I am trying to grade a person's face only and then apply the new grade to other shots. So I isolated the face area via "qualifier" , adjusted the skin tones as I needed and then saved the
Re: Copy qualifier isolation settings-PART TWO QUESTION
by Marc Wielage 5 years ago
lou cann "So How can I apply the color settings to a node without it changing the existing qualifier " Create a new node and copy the other qualifier to that. Don't try to copy two qualifiers to the
After effects file randomly disconnecting from Davinci
by Nathan McKay 5 years ago
Hey guys, I'm exporting a short film and for some reason my After Effects VFX shots will randomly appear only as blank, black video files from both my media tab and the timeline. This, of course, caus
Re: After effects file randomly disconnecting from Davinci
by Marc Wielage 5 years ago
I don't think Firewire is a fast enough interface for ProRes 444 HD shots, but it would depend on the drive and the computer itself. I think you'd be better off with USB3 or Thunderbolt. In this case,
Exceed Resolve Max Output Resolution for H.264 error
by Nathan McKay 5 years ago
Hey guys, For some crazy reason that I can't wrap my head around, I'm getting this error when I select 4k UHD settings (or above) under H.264 when trying to export my RED footage. Previously, someone
Re: Exceed Resolve Max Output Resolution for H.264 error
by Joseph Owens 5 years ago
I was wondering about this a bit myself... H.265 is apparently almost ready... but a quick search ( you know, the "type some words and click on search-thing") reveals a couple of thousand hits and eve
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Davinci Overwriting files in timeline
by Scotty Kunkel 5 years ago
I have multiple clips in a timeline that all come from the same source, lets say a one camera interview, and so with the selects made from that one video file from the one source, Davinci keeps saving
Re: Davinci Overwriting files in timeline
by John Tissavary 5 years ago
in the delivery tab, make sure you're in 'intermediate' render settings mode, then check the 'Render unique filenames' box and you'll see the result you want. Or, render DPX sequence, since that won't
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Outputting broadcast for web - video to data issue
by Paul Willis 5 years ago
Hi folks, Just a quick question, if I want to take a file mastered for broadcast with video levels and prepare it for web, should I reexport it using data levels This is what I thought I should do to
Re: Outputting broadcast for web - video to data issue
by Joseph Owens 5 years ago
I am in the process of building an article dealing with this difference between "full range" RGB data levels and "Linear Video", so this question would be a great lead-in if only I had it at a stage t
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Display Broadcast Safe Exceptions - how conservative?
by Paul Willis 5 years ago
Hi folks, I've been wondering how conservative this feature is, I get exceptions in areas of red with almost any footage I work in. I am not new to grading, but I'm new to delivering to broadcast. I h
Re: Display Broadcast Safe Exceptions - how conservative?
by Paul Provost 5 years ago
Yeah there's no way I would pay that for a software legalizer plugin. Companies that don't do a lot or retail sales are often very opaque about pricing I guess to protect their dealers who seem to cha
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outgoing - incoming frames viewable simultaneously?
by Chris Oben 5 years ago
Is there a way, using split screen or another method, to see both the outgoing and incoming frames of two consecutive shots... The best method I have used so far is to do a freeze on my grading monito
Re: outgoing - incoming frames viewable simultaneously?
by Mike Most 5 years ago
I would add that "popping back and forth" is the method that I (and nearly all colorists who I came up with) normally used. Split screens are visually confusing and a bit time consuming to bring up. T
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How to insert a picture in a TV Set with tracking movement...?
by Tobias Heilmann-Schuricht 5 years ago
Hi, I can't seem to figure this out: On V1 I have my master shot with a TV set (camera is moving) On V2 I have the image I would like to place inside the TV set image area (PIP) What is the best way t
Re: How to insert a picture in a TV Set with tracking movement...?
by Joseph Owens 5 years ago
Tobias Heilmann-Schuricht "On V2 I have the image I would like to place inside the TV set image area (PIP)" Layering the two images is a more-or-less trivial exercise, but doing it convincingly is of
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Trouble Transporting Project File Between Computers
by Nathan Krauss 5 years ago
Hello, I'm having a bit of difficult transferring a project file between two different mac computers. I understand that to export a project file as .drp, I open the project in Resolve, go to file -- e
Re: Trouble Transporting Project File Between Computers
by Juan Salvo 5 years ago
As far as bringing the media, you're on your own. Same as you would be in an NLE or a compositing program. The project is your work, not the media it's done on.
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AVid to Resolve - wrong timecode in resolve
by John Christie 5 years ago
Hey Davinci people I have a test sequence of about 15 shots, when I send them from Avid to Davinci via AAF, about half the clips don't make it. The shots have the time code converted to 33 or 34 hour
Re: AVid to Resolve - wrong timecode in resolve
by Joseph Owens 5 years ago
John Christie "The shots have the time code converted to 33 or 34 hour code in " Not sure I comprehend "33 or 34 hour code"... I thought TC only went up to 23:59:59:29 or is this another thing John C
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Yosemite
by Jesse Glucksman 5 years ago
Hi, folks. I was hoping to get some affirmation from working Resolve colorists that upgrading to OSx Yosemite is safe. I never went to Mavericks because I didn't see any consensus (at least last time
Re: Yosemite
by John Tissavary 5 years ago
Don't do it yet. 10.10 works fine, Resolve works fine, but CUDA does not. I don't know if it's the case on EVERY install of 10.10, but mine and many others reporting this. Had to step back to 10.9.5 w
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QC Revisions workflow in graded media composer project?
by Tyler Granlund 5 years ago
Im in a workflow in which I fully grade shows, roundtrip back to Media Composer and finalize the graded sequence which goes on to a QC with various people in house. When I receive the occasional color
Re: QC Revisions workflow in graded media composer project?
by Glenn Sakatch 5 years ago
I had a chance to run through this yesterday. There does seem to be a bit of a disconnect going back to Avid, but it is a pretty simple fix. It is possible not choosing "create unique filename" would
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Resolve won't work anywhere!!
by John Riker 5 years ago
OK I'm not sure Resolve is the right tool for this. If not let me know and save my pain. I have a bunch of VHS converted content I'm trying to improve the coloring on and heard Resolve was the best at
Re: Resolve won't work anywhere!!
by Juan Salvo 5 years ago
It's not the tool that's wrong but the hardware you're running it on. There is a resolve config guide for Mac and one for windows that you may want to take a look at. Sounds like your windows doesn't
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Mixed Resolution Workflow
by Gina Sarentino 5 years ago
Hey all, on my film I have quite a few resolutions going around. Three different cameras aswell. I have 6k 5k 4k 2k and 1080p. Now some of my sequences are mixed res. I wanted to know what would be th
Re: Mixed Resolution Workflow
by Joseph Owens 5 years ago
If you can keep saving stills so that there is some capability for grading in some kind of context, with this wild mixture of formats, you might be better served by separating some of them. Frame rate
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