[Tig] Thursday super stupid question

John Myrato johnmyrato at gmail.com
Thu May 23 15:12:00 BST 2013


A DPX frame is neither 24 nor 25, it's just a frame. It doesn't matter what kind of timeline you drop it in. Yes, the length will change @ 24 but that shouldn't matter. As Nik said, just drop on a 24 timeline and render away.

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John Myrato


On May 23, 2013, at 9:34 AM, Ken Robinson <flight4 at gmail.com> wrote:

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> 
> Maybe I am being unbelievably thick, but why cant a system simply count to
> 24 and change the second, instead of waiting till the 25th frame?
> 
> I am not worried about sound... That's easy to deal with..... Does Mr.
> Panteris' workflow actually work?
> 
> Due to HEAVY budget restrictions we are trying to figure this out to be
> done on a Mac.
> 
> Thanks,
> 
> Ken
> 
> 
> On 23 May 2013 10:28, Nikolaos Panteris <npanteris at gmail.com> wrote:
> 
>> If we are talking about frames then just drop them on a 24 timeline and
>> render them out!
>> Obviously the length is going to change but it's always preferable to
>> change the sound than the image.
>> 
>> Best,
>> 
>> Nikolas Panteris
>> 
>> On May 23, 2013, at 2:15 PM, Cédric Lejeune <cxl at workflowers.net> wrote:
>> 
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>>> 
>>> Well, the question is which frame of the 24 do you skip?
>>> You need motionflow type of algorithm to have a smooth convert, stuff
>> like
>>> Teranex does that well in hardware if I remember well, in software you
>> have
>>> plugins and some systems like Mistika have cool native stuff.
>>> 
>>> Cedric Lejeune
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>>> 
>>> 2013/5/23 Ken Robinson <flight4 at gmail.com>
>>> 
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>>>> 
>>>> OK.... You have a bunch of dpx files that were originally converted from
>>>> h.264 shot at 25fps on a 5d 2.... And you want to make it into a 24fps
>>>> DCP.... Why on earth cant the system simply recount frames to 24?
>>>> 
>>>> You can convert in software, but apparently it doesnt look so good as
>> going
>>>> through a hardware box...
>>>> 
>>>> Can some kind person enlighten me?
>>>> 
>>>> Thanks
>>>> 
>>>> Ken
>>>> 
>>>> Ken Robinson
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