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Mending flash frame errors in Resolve.
by Ian Bloom 5 years ago
I'm finishing a feature on which a portion of the shots are corrupt do to a problem with the onset downloads creating corrupt files. The original media is 5K Redcode. The result is some dropped frames
Re: Mending flash frame errors in Resolve.
by Kevin Cannon 5 years ago
Hi Ian, We've had this on three features I can recall - twice on Red and once on an external recorder taking a signal from an f3. The former had corrupt frames regions in the frame and the latter had
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Logitech G13 and Resolve 11
by Paul Nordin 5 years ago
I recently upgraded to Resolve 11, and my Logitech G13 no longer is working in Resolve. I'm running on Maverick 10.9.4 on a 2010 MacPro. Can anyone confirm deny that the current G13 driver works with
Re: Logitech G13 and Resolve 11
by Kevin Cannon 5 years ago
I have g13s working on three stations which are Resolve 11 and 10.9.4. Didn't have any particular issues when we upgraded to Resolve 11. KC Prehistoric Digital
What is the master timline? Will I regret not having it?
by Andreas Ahston 5 years ago
I deleted the master timeline the timeline that assembled itself after I loaded the media. Is there anything special about the master timeline or is it just a normal timeline that is called "master".
Re: What is the master timline? Will I regret not having it?
by Kevin Cannon 5 years ago
Hi Andreas, The master timeline is a timeline Resolve creates (if you have it set to in the project settings) which contains one instance of each clip in the media pool - the whole clip, first frame t
A perfect storm
by Paul Nordin 5 years ago
Clearly gods of technology have released the dogs of conforming. I just finished an XML based conform of a feature from Premiere Pro CC to Resolve 10.1.5, and for the first time I am not having to spe
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Re: A perfect storm
by Margus Voll 5 years ago
I will have interesting one next week. My bet is no clean way to go with it. -- Margus http: iconstudios.eu https: vimeo.com iconstudioseu videos DaVinci 10, OSX 10.8.5 MacPro 5.1 2x2,93 24GB GUI 4000
How to reset Reference Reposition
by Kevin Cannon 6 years ago
Is there a keyboard or drop down command that allows the user to reset the reference reposition without a panel Since Resolve remembers the reference reposition for each project, when I go into a proj
Re: How to reset Reference Reposition
by brandon thomas 6 years ago
Not that I'm aware of, but would certainly be handy. Can't recall at the moment if Basemem with Ref Repo active will fix it.
Suggested 2014 mac pro configurations for resolve?
by Richard Dee 6 years ago
I read some threads here a while back about which mac pro GPU cards to order for using Resolve, but are there any new conclusions It would be great to hear a best bang for the buck suggestion. Maybe e
Re: Suggested 2014 mac pro configurations for resolve?
by Kevin Cannon 6 years ago
Hi Richard, Check out this podcast: http: coloristos.podomatic.com entry 2014-01-20T11_55_53-08_00 It's a good summary of a bunch of testing. As for myself, We've been playing with a 6-core and a 12-c
Davinci 9 use local grades DANGER!
by andrew sableton 6 years ago
200 shots in and I right click a shot to choose "wipe timeline clip" to split screen a shot for comparison. I don't use this method often but sometimes it is useful..... A big menu of almost 20 items
Re: Davinci 9 use local grades DANGER!
by Kevin Cannon 6 years ago
Hi Andrew, You can switch back to "use remote grades," so you wouldn't have lost all your work. However when you switch back every clip will be set to "version 1" so if you use many versions as you wo
Difficult to fine tune colors in Resolve
by Itai Bachar 6 years ago
Hi all Sorry for the dramatic title, but I find it is extremely difficult to work when, at 0.001 green gain (for example) the shot looks too green, and at -.001 it looks magenta. I mean, there is not
Re: Difficult to fine tune colors in Resolve
by Kevin Cannon 6 years ago
Hi Itai, could you show your node tree and give your order of operations Keep in mind that if you put the LUT (or corrections that do the same) in a later node (say node 3), that will drastically exag
Problem importing XML from DR 10 Lite to Premiere Pro CC
by Philip Putnam 6 years ago
Hi, I recently upgraded to Resolve 10 Lite and graded my first project. No problem exporting the XML from Premiere and importing to Resolve. Finished rendering my project and exported an XML from the
Re: Problem importing XML from DR 10 Lite to Premiere Pro CC
by Kevin Cannon 6 years ago
Hi Philip, We just ran into this yesterday on our first R10 round-trip to Premiere. The resolve XML failed to open in 5.5 or CC. Not a great solution, but we imported into FCP7, copied the clips into
DaVinci Resolve 10 is now available
by Peter Chamberlain 6 years ago
We are pleased to announce that DaVinci Resolve 10 is now available for download from the support web site. This includes Mac, Windows and Linux OS versions and also the no charge DaVinci Resolve Lite
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Re: DaVinci Resolve 10 is now available
by Kevin Cannon 6 years ago
Thanks Peter, for the Mac installation, is there a recommended OSX version Mavericks KC Prehistoric Digital
Software suggestions for compressing to 4K mp4
by Kevin Cannon 7 years ago
Hi, I've received a request for a set of specs that is pretty new to me, and I'm hoping somebody can shed some light on what software might be able to handle converting to this. Some of the specs (lik
Re: Software suggestions for compressing to 4K mp4
by Kevin Cannon 7 years ago
Thanks Jeff, I'll take a look. Cheers, KC Prehistoric Digital
Transferring big files
by Todd Terry 7 years ago
Thought I'd put out a shout to see how you guys transfer big files to clients when needed We usually just put them on our own server here in our building and give clients a link for download, which wo
Re: Transferring big files
by Kevin Cannon 7 years ago
Hi Todd, We just encountered a similar situation, but our issue was that when the file was hosted on our file server, concurrent downloads (concurrent uploads for us) became frustratingly slow. We're
Tangent Devices Wave Panel
by Kevin Cannon 7 years ago
Hello, We are selling a used, but good condition, Tangent Devices Wave Panel for use with DaVinci Resolve and other color correction software. Please check our auction: http: www.ebay.com itm Tangent-
Project Management Tool
by Victor Fernando Pagan 7 years ago
Hey guys, hope everyone is doing well. I recently changed gigs and now and working in a post production environment. I was asked to help find a "Project Management Tool" for the staff to use and help
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Re: Project Management Tool
by Kevin Cannon 7 years ago
Hi Victor, We use Zoho Creator for our project database, tracking progress, assigning tasks, plus our phone log and media vault. It's pretty flexible, if a little bare bones. Basically a very configur
Decklink 4K gone?
by Kevin Cannon 7 years ago
Looks like the Decklink 4K that was announced over a year ago has disappeared off the BM website. Has anybody heard if that's definite Very recently the website listed it as "shipping September." Preh
Re: Decklink 4K gone?
by Kevin Cannon 7 years ago
I agree with Sushil on just about every point - 3840x2160 is NOT 4K, and many of the 4K's features that made it appealing for color correction (quad-SDI, XYZ , 12-bit) are gone. Plus it's twice the pr
Ultrastudio 3D 2K formats
by Kevin Cannon 7 years ago
It seems like the Ultrastudio 3D supports 2048x1556 at 23.98. 24, and 25, but does not support 2048x1080 at all. Am I missing something Seems backward. I'm testing with it hooked up to looking at the
News: Stephen Lighthill Elected President of the American Society of Cinematographers
by Cow News Droid 7 years ago
(Los Angeles, California--June 6, 2012) Stephen Lighthill has been elected to serve as president of the American Society of Cinematographers (ASC). The vote was made by the newly elected Board Of Gove
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News: Manor Theatre in Squirrel Hill Builds on 90-Year Legacy of High-Quality Family Entertainment with New Sony Digital Cinema 4K Projection Technology
by Cow News Droid 7 years ago
Revamped Cinema Shows Off its Newest Upgrades (Park Ridge, New Jersey--May 26, 2012) Sony Digital Cinema today announced that the 90-year-old Manor Theatre in Squirrel Hill has chosen Sony Digital Cin
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Ultrascope feature requests!
by Robert Glanns 8 years ago
I've been using my Ultrascope for a few weeks now with Davinci Resolve and although I like it in general, I feel that there are many missed opportunities in the software that can make it a truly amazi
Re: Ultrascope feature requests!
by Kevin Cannon 8 years ago
Can I add 1. The ability to change the colors of the waveform guides (the center dot is white, like the cloud that is my picture - why ) Also, being able to add and hide guidelines (a skin-tone bar or
3G plus Dual link outputs on the Decklink 4K
by Kevin Cannon 8 years ago
The Decklink 4K has four SDI outputs and the website says each can operate as single-link, dual-link, or 3Gb outputs... does anyone know if these are configurable so that some can operate with one set
Re: 3G plus Dual link outputs on the Decklink 4K
by Kevin Cannon 8 years ago
Thanks Joshua, A sort of related question: instead of sending out mixed signals, does Blackmagic make an adapter that could used to down-convert a 2K 3GSDI signal to 1080p The issue there is that the
Sales of FCPX/ share price
by Alexander Kallas 8 years ago
As sales of this product drop away, how will Apple respond More EOL software Watch the toxicity of this direction. Has anyone plotted the share-price of Apple these past weeks Cheers Alexander
Re: Sales of FCPX/ share price
by Kevin Cannon 8 years ago
Up 6.4% since launch day KC prehistoricdigital.com hardworkingpixels.com
High-speed, slow-mo
by Todd Terry 8 years ago
Hey gang... We're mulling over a commercial project that might include some relatively heavy-duty slow-mo work. Nothing bullet-stopping, but fairly slow slow-mo... maybe in the few hundred fps range.
Re: High-speed, slow-mo
by Kevin Cannon 8 years ago
Weisscam HS-2 was what I looked at in a similar situation. Easier, not necessarily less expensive, but I was able to get everything working in about 15 minutes of prep... no need for a dedicated tech
hdv : where to next?
by adam dewhirst 9 years ago
hi, i have been using a hdrfx1 for the last 5-6 years. i'm looking to step up from the hdv format to a camera that a)handles compositing better b)handles camera movement better c)is just a better qual
Re: hdv : where to next?
by Kevin Cannon 9 years ago
Partly, but a lot of the more expensive ones have other features, like cross up downconverting or 2 slots to do 3D... so you might find that the stripped down ones are cheaper but still have the image
"Short Siding"
by Cal Johnson 9 years ago
Came across the film term "short siding" as in "we short sided the subject in the frame"... could someone clarify for me what this means I searched on-line, and found people talking about it, but not
Re: "Short Siding"
by Kevin Cannon 9 years ago
Just to put the subject to the left or right side *without* appropriate look space. So a subject is on the right side looking right or left side looking left... they would be looking at the closer fra
16mm SD Telecine to tape or hard drive??
by Arvid Utas 9 years ago
Hello, I am about to make my first production on film. Exciting! I am shooting on Super-16 using the Fuji Complete16 package. I did a testshoot that I had delivered on DV Tape and DVD. I am a little d
Re: 16mm SD Telecine to tape or hard drive??
by Kevin Cannon 9 years ago
Definitely consult with your lab as Todd suggests - unfortunately going to hard drives does not always equal savings - if the lab would spend 1 hour with your footage on the telecine, laying off to an
Not understanding professional resolutions
by Mike Garcia 9 years ago
The sony f 23, a professional movie camera, shoots in full 1080p. But how does that look good in theaters due to it not being 2k or 4k I didn't know that there are camera's like the sony f 23 and pana
Re: Not understanding professional resolutions
by Kevin Cannon 9 years ago
No need to guesstimate - the Arri study at the top of the thread measures the ideal 35mm exposure on a 200 ASA stock, saying that the smallest resolvable detail is .006mm large on the negative... Supe
Aspect Ratio for Demo Reel Clips
by Doug Chambers 9 years ago
Hey all, I just started putting together a new editing demo reel. The plan is to start off with a quick montage then go into a couple longer samples from finished projects. The majority of the reel wi
Re: Aspect Ratio for Demo Reel Clips
by Kevin Cannon 9 years ago
Well, if they mean "demo reels are obsolete" because they have been replaced by more browseable web portfolios there might be something to that... especially in editing or something where you want to
How loud is the Kona?
by Petros Kolyvas 9 years ago
I spend over half my time working on sound and my computer is in a near-silent room. My current video I O, while cooled passively in its breakout-box, is unreliable and the support for it is even wors
Re: How loud is the Kona?
by Kevin Cannon 9 years ago
When I first installed the Kona LHi (3G) in my Mac Pro I was very surprised by the fan noise. At the time I was sitting about 6 feet away from the tower in a room with a good amount of ambient city no
2010 Showreel 3d Mograph - Critique Plz
by Steven Jenkins 9 years ago
I do some light freelancing and volunteer work. I'd like some good constructive criticism to help me continue improving. Thanks! 2010 Showreel from Steven Jenkins on Vimeo.
Re: 2010 Showreel 3d Mograph - Critique Plz
by Kevin Cannon 9 years ago
Hey Steven, The thing that jumps out at me is that your bumper at the top with the pool table isn't nearly as well lit as what follows. The reflections and highlights in the balls don't have much life
Honest Comments & Critique wanted
by Ryan Ho 9 years ago
Hey guys, I'm Ryan (17 and in High-school). I have a passion for design, and as I am by no means professional, I was hoping to get some honest critique and feedback on my work:) I've stared off with G
Re: Honest Comments & Critique wanted
by Kevin Cannon 9 years ago
Hey Ryan, fantastic work nothing to complain about so this is more about editing your portfolio- consider whether or not to feature (or at least keep off the front page) work where the design isn't to
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