[Tig] Thursday super stupid question

Bojan Mastilovic chili.styles at gmail.com
Thu May 23 17:46:18 BST 2013


DPX sequence has no fps. Just tell the DCP encoding station that it is 24
fps, and that's it. Regarding the disk formatting you can find useful info
here: http://www.knuterikevensen.com/?p=437
Kind regards,

Bojan Mastilovic
Producer
www.restart.si



On Thu, May 23, 2013 at 5:30 PM, Ken Robinson <flight4 at gmail.com> wrote:

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> So far I havent decided on which DCP software!
>
> There is an open source, but I havent been able to test yet. Suggestions...
> WELCOME!
>
> Regarding making a 25 DCP... I would love it, so long as I dont get a phone
> call in the middle of the night saying that it wont play at X festival and
> thus has been rejected!
> I have heard that the formatting of the disc is rather important as well.
>
> Ken
>
>
>
>
> On 23 May 2013 12:23, Gareth Havard <thebighopper at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> > 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:
> >
> >> Sohonet www.sohonet.co.uk sponsors the TIG.
> >> Support from Digital Vision www.digitalvision.tv
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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.
> >>
> >> all the best
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >> 2013/5/23 Ken Robinson <flight4 at gmail.com>
> >>
> >> > Sohonet www.sohonet.co.uk sponsors the TIG.
> >> > Support from Digital Vision www.digitalvision.tv
> >> > Support from MediaCloud www.MediaCloud.cc
> >> > =====
> >> >
> >> >
> >> > 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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Bojan Mastilovic
Producer
Restart Production
www.restart.si


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