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Post Production

DaVinci Resolve Lite software

Category: Post Production Last Updated on September 13, 2013 Fred Ginsburg

davinci-resolveDa Vinci Resolve is an extremely powerful color correction tool, found in many of the industry's top post production facilities. But not many people are aware that you can download the lite version for FREE.

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DCP (digital cinema package)

Category: Post Production Last Updated on March 06, 2013 Fred Ginsburg

DCP hard driveSomewhere in between YouTube and 35mm theatrical film projection exists the new crossover known as digital projection/distribution. The high cost of producing 35mm film prints has been slashed by the wide acceptance and utilization of DCP hard drives and thumb drives for mainstream theatrical distribution, festival submission, large venue screenings, and transcoding down to DVD and smaller digital outlets.

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Elmers Guide to Motion Picture Sound Formats

Category: Post Production Last Updated on September 07, 2014 Elmer the Projectionist

DTSSurround Sound for Cinema can be quite confusing, considering all of the audio release formats currently in use; not to mention all of the formats used in the recent past. I had set out researching all of this information, with the intention of organizing it all into one  concise and easy to understand article -- but I discovered that an anonymous scholar and former projectionist had already done it better than I could!

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Installing Media Composer with Pinnacle

Category: Post Production Last Updated on February 03, 2012 Fred Ginsburg

MC6Sometimes you just really have to wonder what the heck those minds at Avid were thinking? I have recently tried upgrading to Media Composer 6 and learned that it is incompatible with any current or previous installations of Pinnacle Liquid, Pinnacle Studio, or Avid Studio. But there is an easy solution.

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