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Michael Gissing

Sound & picture post facility. Fairlight Xynergi for audio & Resolve for picture post.
Member Since:
February 19th 2008
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Tasmania, Australia
How is grading in Resolve better?
by Mike Thomas 1 day ago
My grading experience is limited to using the basic tools found in most NLE's. I'm looking for reasons that Resolve is better in this department than say Sony Vegas which has a lot if not all the same
Re: How is grading in Resolve better?
by Michael Gissing 1 day ago
As the Edit and Fairlight sound pages develop, Resolve will be a viable alternative edit tool to Vegas but a better grade tool. Potentially a better sound tool as well but I am a Fairlight user so I k
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Marc Wielage liked this 12 minutes ago
So many ways to color correct...
by Duke Sweden 2 weeks ago
Every time I go on Youtube these videos pop up on how to Color Correct in DaVinci Resolve. They all involve different methods. Curves, color wheels, etc. I was wondering, is it a matter of whatever yo
Re: So many ways to color correct...
by Michael Gissing 1 week ago
Marc Wielage "BTW, whenever I'm asked, I always tell clients not to shoot at a rate greater than 5:1" I agree but there is a certain doco mindset that says " I have the budget for UHD and want to sho
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Shawn Miller liked this 1 week ago
More "demystification"...
by Bill Davis 2 weeks ago
I'm trying to stay out of this because in both software engineering and color theory - I'm pretty much an idiot. I'm just an end user, and HAPPY to be one. But this has blown up so much - that I'm fas
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Douglas K. Dempsey liked this 2 weeks ago
Re: More "demystification"...
by Michael Gissing 1 week ago
Bill Davis "It REALLY felt like another "here we go again" on this subject to me: Magnetic Timeline: READY-FIRE-AIM Trackless Audio: READY-FIRE-AIM NOW it's "Apple has screwed up color correction in
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Tero Ahlfors liked this 1 week ago
Demystification: A Parable
by Simon Ubsdell 2 weeks ago
Imagine, if you will, an apartment building. It has roughly 25 and a half floors (probably designed originally by Charlie Kaufman, who knows ), but only around 20 of these floors are actually used by
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David Mathis liked this 1 week ago
Re: Demystification: A Parable
by Michael Gissing 2 weeks ago
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David Mathis liked this 1 week ago
The Color Wheels Mystery - Demystified
by Simon Ubsdell 2 weeks ago
Here is a follow-up video that brings together some of the points Oliver and I have tried to explain on this forum and also offers a clearer explanation of the how and why of what we are seeing. https
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David Lawrence liked this 2 weeks ago
Re: The Color Wheels Mystery - Demystified
by Michael Gissing 2 weeks ago
Simon Ubsdell "Where would we be without the "magical" properties of One and Zero " As long as you don't divide by zero.
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Shawn Miller liked this 2 weeks ago
More regarding the New X Color Tools...
by Bill Davis 2 weeks ago
Steve and Mark have just posted a new MacBreak studio that some here might enjoy watching regarding the practical application of the new FCP X color tools. https: m.youtube.com watch v=VYpPruMgRtU FWI
Re: More regarding the New X Color Tools...
by Michael Gissing 2 weeks ago
Bill Davis "It seems like there may never have been something wrong about how Apple is approaching color here - they are doing what they have always done - rethinking how the interface might be desig
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Simon Ubsdell liked this 2 weeks ago
Happy Holidays to All, but most especially to ...
by Simon Ubsdell 4 weeks ago
... Tim Wilson. Not only does he do an amazing, tireless job of keeping this fantastic resource available to us all, but he's also brilliant, and funny, and generous, and ridiculously knowledgeable, a
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David Lawrence liked this 2 weeks ago
Re: Happy Holidays to All, but most especially to ...
by Michael Gissing 4 weeks ago
Best wishes and happy holidays to all at the Cow and to all my fellow debaters here at this forum. And yes a special shout out to Tim. I hope we manage to keep you amused and engaged.
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David Mathis liked this 3 weeks ago
Add timecode to audio tracks???
by Michael McCune 2 months ago
Frame sequence codecs do not of course include audio tracks. But frame sequences are sometimes desirable and can easily be created in the Delivery page in various flavors. But of course the audio is l
Re: Add timecode to audio tracks???
by Michael Gissing 2 months ago
Michael McCune " But the audio lost its pairing with the timecoded video due to transcoding the video into a frame sequence format which of course has no audio channels." When the video was transcode
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Marc Wielage liked this 2 months ago
360-degree video
by Oliver Peters 2 months ago
Is there really much of a market in the general, entertainment world for posted (not live) 360-degree video I know it has value for scientific, educational, cat videos on YouTube, etc. But is the comm
Re: 360-degree video
by Michael Gissing 2 months ago
I have colleagues in Sydney who are doing some great and innovative work with VR 360 and they have tried some interesting ways to get narrative into the 360 space by using floating 2D panels. I can't
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David Lawrence liked this 2 months ago
Avid + Resolve = Tired Pixels
by Eric Santiago 2 months ago
Working on a feature originally shot on RED DRAGON. Long story short I am dealing with DNxHD in Resolve (HD) and getting a washed tired output to BluRay. To be honest it looks better on the BluRay usi
Re: Avid + Resolve = Tired Pixels
by Michael Gissing 2 months ago
With the monitor you are grading on, did you view the bluray to see if it was the same gamma as the original grade. The question is if you are getting a difference and what might be done to fix that.
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Marc Wielage liked this 2 months ago
Where to place the LUT in the flow?
by rtl Tsulker 3 months ago
Hey Guys, Where is the most effective place to put LUT in the flow Some colorists place it before all the corrections.. some place it in the end (on top all the primary and secondary). I would love to
Re: Where to place the LUT in the flow?
by Michael Gissing 3 months ago
I tend to do the three node technique as well. I'm shooting with Blackmagic cameras and the LUTs work in the three node mode. Node two is the standard Blackmagic LUT so I have pre and post LUT tweakin
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Marc Wielage liked this 2 months ago
Resolve re-names stills when importing by adding brackets and duplicating numbers in the original filename?
by Jeff Sargeant 3 months ago
Re-naming stills when importing by adding brackets and duplicating numbers in the original filename Is this a bug, it's not good when having to re-link files, it can't find the originals. Jeff Sargean
Re: Resolve re-names stills when importing by adding brackets and duplicating numbers in the original filename?
by Michael Gissing 3 months ago
Actually it isn't a bug but a behaviour designed to recognise image sequences and deal with them as a single file. Otherwise image sequences like the ones shot cDNG would be an absolute nightmare. Tha
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Marc Wielage liked this 3 months ago
Proxy files 10 times (maybe 8) more sluggish than original files
by Duke Sweden 3 months ago
My PC has handled the 4K 400mb All-I files from my GH5 pretty well, but out of curiosity I created a new project with 4 files, and had DaVinci create "Optimized Media" from the files. With "Use Optimi
Re: Proxy files 10 times (maybe 8) more sluggish than original files
by Michael Gissing 3 months ago
Duke Sweden "It's becoming more and more apparent that DaVinci should come with the instructions "Some assembly required" To be fair I've never seen NLE software that doesn't need preferences to be s
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Marc Wielage liked this 3 months ago
Feature edited and finished in Resolve 14
by Michael Gissing 3 months ago
Redshark news popped this one up today. https: www.redsharknews.com production item 5013-finishing-a-movie-in-a-single-package It isn't news that a feature is finished in Resolve as that happens all t
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Shawn Miller liked this 3 months ago
Re: Feature edited and finished in Resolve 14
by Tony West 2 months ago
Michael Gissing "There is a whole world where the pressure and the bulk of the post budget is in the grade, VFX and sound, so to not look for speed and budget advantage in that area is bad business."
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