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24 frame operations in Lightworks
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- Subject: 24 frame operations in Lightworks
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- Date: Thu, 23 Jul 1998 02:46:15 -0700
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The Lightworks offline products (Lightworks Turbo and Heavyworks) have a
24fps mode which, like the Avid's, allows a user to digitize and edit in a
24 frame environment. You can only cut on 24 frame boundaries in a second,
and pictures displayed on the graphics monitor are displayed at 24 per
second. All film codes (Keykodes, camera codes and ink codes) are stored
internally and are accessible to the editor while editing, as is a foot and
frame counter for durations and edit lengths. Film cutting lists are based
on internal codes or can optionally be based on an external database which
can be easily modified on any laptop computer to reflect changed codes
(though telecine facilities never get it wrong...).
I'm not sure where the idea of "recreated" film codes came from, though I
know it's been floating around Hollywood (and the rest of the world?) for
Hope this clarifies things.
Lightworks Editing Systems
From: marcr at behaviour.com [SMTP:marcr at behaviour.com]
Sent: Wednesday, July 22, 1998 4:47 PM
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Subject: RE: [TIG] RE Heavywoks vs Avid Film Composer
What I had heard was that lightworks "recreated" the 24 fps when
the lists while Avid actually digitized with this information and it
actually followed through the whole process. What does this change?
actually don't know, for I have never tried it, but I was told by
editors (and others) that it was a "safer" process.
Does anyone else have any information on this subject?
Maybe my sources and I need more information about the possibilities
perks?) of lightworks !?!?
Marc A. Rousseau
Thanks to Grace & Wild and Digital Vision for support in 1998.
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