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Sachin Desai

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July 16th 2008
100 Posts
Contrast difference in output
by Syam Kumar 2 years ago
hey i am syam Im using davinci resolve studio 12.5 in mac pro 6 core machine and using eizo as secondary monitor. The problem is when i take output of a graded file as apple 4444 or h264 , dpx (whatev
Re: Contrast difference in output
by Sachin Desai 2 years ago
Uncheck Use mac display Color profile in Color management And try exporting! Sachin Desai
Davinci Resolve cropping in playback monitor through DeckLink Extreme 4k 12G
by Peter Chagnon 2 years ago
Hi Friends, We recently got a new PC at my work and we've set it all up and are currently running it through its jumps. We are using a DeckLink Extreme 4K 12 G for our output to our color monitor, and
Re: Davinci Resolve cropping in playback monitor through DeckLink Extreme 4k 12G
by Sachin Desai 2 years ago
I am facing the same issue... my project is set to fit to screen as scale image. But on MY CM171, it's showing coped image My setup is Resolve 12.5 Mac Pro with dell ultra sharp 24 inch monitor FSI CM
Settings for resolve with FSI
by Sachin Desai 3 years ago
Hello, I've purchased FSI 171 Monitor for grading, My graded material would be a regional film which is going to release in theatre. What should be my resolve settings, mainly gamma and Color space An
Re: Settings for resolve with FSI
by Sachin Desai 3 years ago
Thanks for the reply marc, i know I am asking for too much, but there's limitations in budgets for our regional films so i will have to work this way, yes you are right I can check in some facility an
flicking in colors
by Sachin Desai 3 years ago
Hi when i do cache preview inside resolve it plays ok. but if I output the clip to prores 422 hq some times qualified color corrections flickers what am I doing wrong thanks Sachin mac pro resolve BMD
Re: flicking in colors
by Sachin Desai 3 years ago
The footage I am grading is red dragon 4K footage r3d files. Yes footage is bit noisy as it was late evening shoot.. But was cache preview was ok not pixel to pixel I'll have to correct it, bad key I
Resolve grading monitor ??
by Sachin Desai 3 years ago
Hi! I searched google but could not conclude for my resolve setup for grading monitor.. my budget is around 1600 $ I thought of HP Z27x. is it worth buying this monitor my setup is mac pro latest, res
is there a way to copy only remaing files through media management resolve 12.5
by Sachin Desai 3 years ago
I was copying files to a single location through media management in resolve 12.5. it was showing 5-6 hours so i put it to process and went out. and one of the hard drive with source some how ejected
Re: is there a way to copy only remaing files through media management resolve 12.5
by Sachin Desai 3 years ago
Agreed ! I noticed some how it calculates some data as it showed me all used clip size 996GB and when I started again it showed 7GB only but never started the process. So started again,, thanks for th
ultrastudio mini monitor Aspect ratio
by Sachin Desai 3 years ago
Hi! I've just installed Ultrastudio Mini Monitor for resolve to output to my TV display from resolve it shows the correct aspect ratio to my tv, my project is 2k dci 2.39:1 and from FCPX it shows stra
Need some information /suggestions for 4K edit
by Sachin Desai 4 years ago
Hello! I've a client who is shooting on Red Dragon on 5K. It will be 2:30 Hrs long video finally. My job is to edit, color correct and delivery would be DCP & DPX in 2K (CinemaScope cropped)2048 858 2
Re: Need some information /suggestions for 4K edit
by Sachin Desai 4 years ago
thanks for the reply I was out for some work.. yes I am following the proxy workflow and instead of color finale i am opting for Davinci resolve. i am on 2014 Mac Pro so system is not a problem when i
What is the best ISO setting for CANON 1DC
by Sachin Desai 4 years ago
Hi what is the native ISO for Canon 1DC what should be the best iso to get maximum dynamic range thanks Sachin Desai
Canon 1DC shooting
by Sachin Desai 4 years ago
Hello! I need to shoot a project with canon 1DC in 4K. The final output will be 2K 2048 858 - 2.39:1. Now how should I proceed with the shoot. as I've not used canon 1DC, I don't know if there are any
Copy Speed Ramps to another clip
by Sachin Desai 5 years ago
I've done variable speed ramp to a clip, I want to apply the speed ramps to another clip!' Is there a way to do in fcpx! Sachin Desai
Re: Copy Speed Ramps to another clip
by Bret Williams 5 years ago
Perhaps duplicate the clip, then right click the duplicate and choose open in timeline. Replace the clip there. Go back to main timeline and see if it worked. Or use a compound clip to same effect.
FCPX Audio sync drifts !!
by Sachin Desai 5 years ago
Hello! I'm on FCPX 10.1.2. My project is 1080 50i. I've multicam clip on my timeline four Camera SONY NX5 footage. My audio guy recorded the audio on audio recorder but he made a mistake of recording
Re: FCPX Audio sync drifts !!
by Sachin Desai 5 years ago
Thanks for the reply ! I will try what you've suggested ! Sachin Desai
FCPX Audio sync drifts !!
by Sachin Desai 5 years ago
Hello! I'm on FCPX 10.1.2. My project is 1080 50i. I've multicam clip on my timeline four Camera SONY NX5 footage. My audio guy recorded the audio on audio recorder but he made a mistake of recording
FCPX 10.1 Import Issue
by Michael Harrington 5 years ago
I'm an experienced FCP editor making my way through tutorials and my first FCPX project. I'm attempting to import footage shot on Canon 70D and GoPros. When I import footage from GoPro folder I do not
Re: FCPX 10.1 Import Issue
by Sachin Desai 5 years ago
It should appear in the import window even if it not compatible.. it will give error later once you pressed the import button and it will check for compatibility... never seen these kind of issue Sach
JVC GY-HM750E horrible noise in footage
by Craig Ricker 8 years ago
Hi there, Our company recently purchased a GY-HM750E. The camera has beautiful form factor, but we have noticed that it has very very poor low light ability (small chips, so we'll say thats fine). BUT
Re: JVC GY-HM750E horrible noise in footage
by Sachin Desai 6 years ago
i have 750E and 150E as well. 150 gives way better performance in same lighting conditions, ut one thing I've notices that when i monitor the footage from 750 on my TV while shooting (Y out)it shows n
J2k Digital & MPEG Digital for cinema
by Sachin Desai 6 years ago
recently I did post production for 30 advertisement for TV. the client wanted that video to be screened at cinema halls also. so one of the distributors for advertising in cinema theater asked me two
Re: J2k Digital & MPEG Digital for cinema
by Craig Seeman 6 years ago
Sachin Desai "could not figure out for MPEG Digital. so the distributor managed it from my MOV file. if someone can tell me to produce MPEG digital ti be played on Cinema theaters." MPEG covers a lot
will i loos my software raid if I format my OSX drive and fresh install it??
by Sachin Desai 8 years ago
I've created raid using disk utility -- raid for my video footage there are no problems with the raid and working fine but my OSX is not working properly tried to do archive and install but didn't wor
Re: will i loos my software raid if I format my OSX drive and fresh install it??
by Sachin Desai 8 years ago
thanks for your reply! I just did fresh install of my OS Hard Drive and I'm all ok as it was showing in installation also I thought it would be fine to fresh install. thanks sachin. Sachin Desai
CS5 background workspace on a MAC
by Lynn Rich 8 years ago
Hi, Can someone advise about this: I just switched from a PC to Mac. I have Photoshop CS5 on my Mac. On my PC I could work in photoshop and the program had a constant "background" for lack of a better
Re: CS5 background workspace on a MAC
by Sachin Desai 8 years ago
switch to fullscreen mode with menubar from toolbar Sachin Desai
display issue! all is green in photoshop
by Sachin Desai 8 years ago
HI! there is a strange problem I'm facing in photoshop CS5 running on Lion OSX. I found out that when I opened photoshop and created new file in RGB 8 mode and started some brush stroke... though my s
capture device / card
by Sachin Desai 8 years ago
Hello! is there any one card available that can work with the FCP 7 and AMC 5 both I've only one MAC PRO with 8core and 8GB RAM and want to work on both because some clients wants on FCP and some on A
Re: capture device / card
by Sachin Desai 8 years ago
thanks! I think they just support monitoring not capture and transfers right i'm not sure... thanks Sachin Desai
Comparison BM and AJA Cards
by Chris Holland 9 years ago
Hi, I am trying to get feedback on what is the best way to go for our monitoring and Deck Control Cards for Final Cut. We are looking at choosing between the Blackmagic Decklink Studio PCI-e card and
Re: Comparison BM and AJA Cards
by Sachin Desai 9 years ago
I've used BM card but a multibridge, works fine for me as I'm working with different formats at a time. for full HD you need raid arrays... I've good experience with multibridg, Sachin Desai
Odd Chroma Keying idea, will it work?
by Thomas Morter-Laing 9 years ago
Right, so Im going to be shooting a music video soon, and have an idea involving a green screen. The question is, can it be done Allow me to elaborate. The band is singing bla bla bla in front of a ni
Re: Odd Chroma Keying idea, will it work?
by Sachin Desai 9 years ago
Hi Thomas! low budget is the key to invent new ideas... don't shoot the whole band together, shoot every member at a time I hope the band is not VERY BIG... this will save your cost for big green scre
Strange Playback problem with a particular sequence
by Sachin Desai 9 years ago
Hi All I had this old project which I needed to update. before couple of days the project was running ok, I did some edit and closed the project properly. now when I open the project, I have 3 sequenc
Re: Strange Playback problem with a particular sequence
by Sachin Desai 9 years ago
Thanks to all for the answers its CS4, my original project was on cs3 and I upgraded to cs4. and I was editing the project fine in cs4 also. let me share this to you some how I manage to solve the pro
Audio sync visually ok but playback is delayed
by Sachin Desai 9 years ago
Hello everyone! I've footage of JVC 700 MOVs shot in 24p. My timeline setting was done auto meaning when i imported fottage and droped a clip to timeline it asked to match the timeline setting to clip
Re: Audio sync visually ok but playback is delayed
by Chad Tingle 9 years ago
Sachin Desai "the dubbed audio is in wave format when I put the audio in timeline visually the waveforms seems ok but sound comes late, about 10-12 frames." There are a lot of post on the cow about F
Text not looking crisp after exporting
by Sachin Desai 9 years ago
Hello! I've sequence of DV PAL and i've added text from livetype and also some text are from FCP text generator. when I export the sequence to mov. the text are all crucade, infact in canvas , externa
Re: Text not looking crisp after exporting
by Sachin Desai 9 years ago
I've edited dv pal timelines before.. and I never experiences such problem before... I tried to take the project to different machine and render it... it all worked fine than. now on DVD it all looks
FCP6 project not opening in FCP7
by Sachin Desai 9 years ago
Hi i've a project in fcp 6.06 now i upgraded my system to fcp 7 all other projects are working fine but one of my project says wrong type.. what should I do please reply it is urgent. thanks sachin Sa
Re: FCP6 project not opening in FCP7
by Sachin Desai 9 years ago
Sorry! i copied from other system and it was not copied properly... now it running ok thanks Sachin Desai
Live streaming with automatic transitions
by Steven Johnson 9 years ago
Hi everyone, I'm at my wits end trying to figure this out. I'm trying to do a live stream of events coming up with commercials inbetween every once in a while. The commercials are created, the event i
Re: Live streaming with automatic transitions
by Sachin Desai 9 years ago
yes i found it too.. cool website with nice features Sachin Desai
Compressor won't work - can I export ok through MPEG Streamclip?
by Cinnamon Kennedy 9 years ago
Hi, I have 55 short videos to get out in the next couple of days. They are in Apple ProRes 422. I need to produce Flash, PAL and NTSC ("broadcast quality") for each of these. Flash is ok - PAL and NTS
Re: Compressor won't work - can I export ok through MPEG Streamclip?
by Sachin Desai 9 years ago
You can try adobe media encoder. It will do batch process also. Sachin Desai
IEEE Hard Disk issue with iMAC
by Sachin Desai 9 years ago
Hi! I bought new iMAC with core i3 processor last week. i've problem with my fire wire hard disk. when i plug the hard disk and turn it on my imac doesn't detact it. but if i shut down the system and
XDCAM in FCP6
by Laurie Gibbs 9 years ago
Hello, I am planning on shooting on a PMW-EX3 and editing in FCP 6. Has anyone had any experience editing XDCAM EX in FCP 6 Does the native codec work with this version of FCP or will I have to transc
Re: XDCAM in FCP6
by Sachin Desai 9 years ago
I was not able to, when i sen my time line in older color version (1) it only displayed red cross... see whats new in color 1.5 anyways thats not the issue here... editing xdcam in fcp 6.xx is smooth
Sachin Desai 9 years ago
my mac shuts off when i render previews in fcp. and than when i restart system it automatically shuts off again after booting...

i'll have to wait for few min and replug the power

what should i do... apple support is helpless they are not able to rectify the problem
color sample of jvc 700 mov files
by Sachin Desai 9 years ago
hi what is the color samples of the clips shot on jvc 700 HDHC Cards in fcp file format. thanks sachin. Sachin Desai
Re: color sample of jvc 700 mov files
by Sachin Desai 9 years ago
i fond out it.. but thanks for the reply.. Sachin Desai
is Mac Pro RAID Card really capable for video
by Sachin Desai 9 years ago
Hello! I'm planing to buy a new mac pro with following configuration Two 2.26GHz Quad-Core(8 core) Intel Xeon "Nehalem" processors 6GB (six 1GB) memory 640GB hard drive1 18x double-layer SuperDrive AT
Re: is Mac Pro RAID Card really capable for video
by Sachin Desai 9 years ago
Thanks for the advice. I think you both are very right, i am not going to get better than what is recorded by the camera... JVC Records on XDCAM 4:2:0 which they call ProHD, and i want to do a chroma
jvc gy hm700u camera for film
by Sachin Desai 9 years ago
Hi i'm working on a very low cost film production. we are going to release the movie in local theaters, we are planing to shoot it in jvc's 700u - than edit in fcp - color grading using color than tra
Re: jvc gy hm700u camera for film
by Bryan Maslin 9 years ago
I recently shot a project with this camera that required a lot of greensceen, and if you light it properly you should be fine.
JVC 700u - is this right choice of camera for film production
by Sachin Desai 9 years ago
Hi i'm working on a very low cost film production. we are going to release the movie in local theaters, we are planing to shoot it in jvc's 700u - than edit in fcp - color grading using color than tra
High Quality MPEG 4 file with low Size - HELP
by Sachin Desai 9 years ago
I need to covert the dv pal 16:9 files to mpeg 4. i need low file size but i don't want to loose quality because there are lots of text and chroma work is done as it is an educational program. what se
Re: High Quality MPEG 4 file with low Size - HELP
by Sachin Desai 9 years ago
I've tried many settings dude.. but seems all are same nothing much of a difference except the file format. quality and file size remailn more or less same to each other no matter if it is h.264, mp4.
need help for choosing right camera
by Sachin Desai 10 years ago
hello everyone! I need help for taking the right camera for the shooing. the final output i need is on film for realising in theaters. so the shooting material we need to edit on FCP with blackmagic m
Re: need help for choosing right camera
by Andrew Evans 10 years ago
I will agree with you on the one.
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