[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]
Re: 24 F.P.S. and PAL
- To: "Dominic Case" <apfacil at ozemail.com.au>, <telecine at sun.alegria.com>
- Subject: Re: 24 F.P.S. and PAL
- From: Tim Bond <bond007 at concentric.net>
- Date: Wed, 21 May 1997 12:12:51 -0400 (EDT)
- Old-Return-Path: <bond007 at concentric.net>
- Resent-From: telecine at sun.alegria.com
- Resent-Message-ID: <"v9x3_B.A.JiG.V8xgz" at sun>
- Resent-Sender: telecine-request at sun.alegria.com
- Resent-To: multiple recipients of <telecine at sun.alegria.com>
Dominic Case wrote:
>I thought about working my comments about neg matching to a 24/25 PAL
>transfer into this summary, but it all got too hard. What to do about
>Avid playouts - what speed do they match, will the sound be in sync . .
>. What about the hybrid frames: is the editing system field 1 or field 2
>dominant . . . does the neg cutting system handle the repeated field
>accurately . . . does the telecine insert the repeated field
>consistently . . .does everyone know _exactly_ what they are doing?
>(moral: avoid 24fps PAL transfers for editing).
I was expecting that someone would float these questions; they're an
obvious extension of the original treatment.
I am fortunate to have had a close professional relationship with the
respected Avid editor, Basis Pappas, during which time we, as well as
others, posed similar questions during the beta development of Avid's MRT
(Media Recorder Telecine). To compose a such a comprehensive set of
tools for the Avid which would address the many pulldown possibilities of
a telecine would be quite usful indeed. Although daunting (I'm really
being oversimlifying, I know), it does seem as though it would
essentially be based upon a table. I believe that Joel Swan, the chief
developer of the MRT was addressing this as well as many other issues.
And, of course, your observations about preserving the subtleties of
someone's composition are entirely relevant, but often a neccessary
Our work reminds me of the Chinese wish (for better or worse):
"May your life be interesting."
This Email address is shared by the Bond home, so please put the
RECIPIENT'S NAME within the MESSAGE BODY for proper routing.
mailinglist digest available......posting guidelines on the webpage