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Re: Telecine and the future????
>Nowadays I don't get
>FILM dailies, I get video dailies.
> Well for my purposes they are insufficient and misleading. Simply
>because there is the attempt to make them look so good. I need to know
>what I am getting on the NEG, not what can be done in the transfer.
>Especially for a film finish.
As Martin said, we have to shoehorn the contrast range of film into the
video world. Telecine dailies will never be fim dailies on any tier of
A one light will show you all the warts as best as the medium is
capable, but I wouldn't want to base my edit decisions on such a transfer!
Many a time I've seen shots that were perfectly salvageable not used in a
final cut because they looked bad on the dailies.
There has to be some give and take! The best course, as ever, is for
the DP to _communicate_ with the colorist. The more we know what you want,
the more likely you are to get it. Sometimes just a chat after the transfer
can fill in a lot of blanks, too.
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