[Tig] Thursday super stupid question

Gareth Havard thebighopper at gmail.com
Thu May 23 16:23:35 BST 2013


Hi Ken,

What DCP mastering software are you using?
I'm guessing not FCP with a plugin as it wouldn't take a DPX sequence..

Regards,

Gareth.


On Thu, May 23, 2013 at 5:08 PM, Rogério Moraes <rogermamo at gmail.com> wrote:

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> So, for the super stupid answer: Why not make the DCP 25fps? You may have
> problems with interop packaging, but SMPTE is ok. DCI standards are ok with
> this frame rate as most (if not all) cinema servers will play 25 material
> with no problem.
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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?
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> > Thanks
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> > Ken
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