[Tig] FCP7 problem

James Wicks jim at jimwicks.com
Mon Aug 18 00:37:10 BST 2014


Did we ever have this problem with film?
Uh, no.

Just sayin' 

Jim Wicks, Colorist
www.jimwicks.com

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> On Aug 17, 2014, at 5:45 PM, Tom Rovak via Tig <tig at colorist.org> wrote:
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> 
> Those problems are ProRes 422 not ProRes 4444 
> 
> ----- Original Message -----
> 
> From: "tig" <tig at colorist.org> 
> To: "Pat Wintersgill" <pat at creativitymedia.co.uk> 
> Cc: "tig" <tig at colorist.org> 
> Sent: Sunday, August 17, 2014 2:29:09 PM 
> Subject: Re: [Tig] FCP7 problem 
> 
> Sohonet www.sohonet.co.uk sponsors the TIG. 
> RushTera www.RushTera.com supports the TIG. 
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> 
> 
> We had a similar problem, exporting 422 prores from Davinci, but 
> mastering on fcp7 to dnxhd. QC at Channel did not approve for airing 
> because black IRE levels were down and illegal. You could not see that 
> by previewing the master on QuickTime, looked ok, only on other 
> players like vlc ( yes, you read right) the whole picture looked 
> crush'd, black beyond recognition. Solution was to master on Davinci 
> on dnxhd. What really happens with fcp7, the QuickTime thing? Is that 
> because although you color grade respecting legal video levels, if 
> your mastering codec supports full range data, some softwares will 
> just use the full data? 
> 
> On the move 
> 
> Em 17/08/2014, às 16:19, Pat Wintersgill via Tig <tig at colorist.org> escreveu: 
> 
>> Sohonet www.sohonet.co.uk sponsors the TIG. 
>> RushTera www.RushTera.com supports the TIG. 
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>> 
>> 
>> Hello, 
>> 
>> There is a well documented "Quicktime Gamma Shift" issue, which is a major problem that has run for years with no clear solution, this thread gives you a good introduction to it: 
>> 
>> http://forums.creativecow.net/thread/8/1153069 
>> 
>> Best, 
>> 
>> Pat Wintersgill 
>> Colourist / Head of Picture 
>> 
>> Creativity Media 
>> www.creativitymedia.co.uk 
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>> Mo: +44 (0) 790 9580 409 
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>> 
>>> 
>>>> On 17.08.2014 20:07, Tom Rovak wrote: 
>>>> Can't change the clients delivery specs. This is not a question of losslessness. 
>>>> 
>>>> ------------------------------------------------------------------------ 
>>>> *From: *"tig" <tig at colorist.org> 
>>>> *To: *"tig" <tig at colorist.org> 
>>>> *Sent: *Sunday, August 17, 2014 11:47:05 AM 
>>>> *Subject: *Re: [Tig] FCP7 problem 
>>>> 
>>>> Sohonet www.sohonet.co.uk sponsors the TIG. 
>>>> RushTera www.RushTera.com supports the TIG. 
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>>>> 
>>>> 
>>>> I avoid quicktime for mastering. 
>>>> 
>>>> Why not j2k(lossless) if you want to avoid dpx sizes? 
>>>> 
>>>> Felix Trolldenier 
>>>> colorist 
>>>> 
>>>> TROLLFILM <http://www.trollfilm.de> 
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>>>> Str. 117 . 10245 Berlin . Germany 
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