Thursday, December 22, 2016

[Avid-L2] Job opening: VFX Editor (on Premiere), London, Feb-Mar 2017

 

Hello L,


Just passing on a job opportunity in case it was of interest to anyone, or if the esteemed L members knew of anyone suitable:

I only have some basic info which is:

6 episode longform series for Nat Geo. 
London-based. Mid-Feb-End March
Working in conjunction with New York editorial. 3-4 UK VFX vendors delivering shots.
NB: Cutting on Premiere

Might suit an assistant with some VFX experience. Happy to pass on emails if of interest to anyone.

Regards,

Steve P.


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Monday, December 19, 2016

Re: [Avid-L2] Re: Epic 5K 4800x2700 5K Footage and Frame Flex for Transcode?

 

"You now created 4800x2700 MXF media. Using FrameFlex, you could theoretically use those extra pixels when blowing stuff up."

That's what I thought that setting would do but then how come when I take one of the resulting .mxf files into MediaInfo it lists the dimensions as 4096x2160?  I expected to see the dimensions mirror the actual source of 4800x2700.  So I don't really know if Avid is really creating DNxHRHQX media that is truly 4800x2700.



---In Avid-L2@yahoogroups.com, <Job_L2@...> wrote :


On 18 dec. 2016, at 02:44, bigfish@... [Avid-L2] <Avid-L2@yahoogroups.com> wrote:



So now I have transcoded the same clip twice once a Project Raster Size and once at Source Dimension.  I added the column "Raster Dimension and that column shows the different settings.  Project Size yields 4096x2160 and Source Dimension yields 4800x2700.  But both clips look identical in an HD downconvert of display on a UHD HDMI fed monitor.  So clearly Avid changes some metadata but the image appears the same so what is this setting really accomplishing?


You now created 4800x2700 MXF media. Using FrameFlex, you could theoretically use those extra pixels when blowing stuff up.

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Sunday, December 18, 2016

Re: [Avid-L2] Re: Epic 5K 4800x2700 5K Footage and Frame Flex for Transcode?

 

If you open Frame Flex, you will see its cropping off the extra pixels outside the 16:9 frame.  Those pixels are available to you to push in or reposition, if necessary.  If you choose to utilize the whole frame, you will see a small letterbox.  You can change the default to crop or letterbox.


On Sun, Dec 18, 2016 at 8:13 AM 'Job ter Burg (L2B)' Job_L2@terburg.com [Avid-L2] <Avid-L2@yahoogroups.com> wrote:

On 18 dec. 2016, at 02:44, bigfish@pacbell.net [Avid-L2] <Avid-L2@yahoogroups.com> wrote:



So now I have transcoded the same clip twice once a Project Raster Size and once at Source Dimension.  I added the column "Raster Dimension and that column shows the different settings.  Project Size yields 4096x2160 and Source Dimension yields 4800x2700.  But both clips look identical in an HD downconvert of display on a UHD HDMI fed monitor.  So clearly Avid changes some metadata but the image appears the same so what is this setting really accomplishing?


You now created 4800x2700 MXF media. Using FrameFlex, you could theoretically use those extra pixels when blowing stuff up.









































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Re: [Avid-L2] Re: Epic 5K 4800x2700 5K Footage and Frame Flex for Transcode?

 


On 18 dec. 2016, at 02:44, bigfish@pacbell.net [Avid-L2] <Avid-L2@yahoogroups.com> wrote:



So now I have transcoded the same clip twice once a Project Raster Size and once at Source Dimension.  I added the column "Raster Dimension and that column shows the different settings.  Project Size yields 4096x2160 and Source Dimension yields 4800x2700.  But both clips look identical in an HD downconvert of display on a UHD HDMI fed monitor.  So clearly Avid changes some metadata but the image appears the same so what is this setting really accomplishing?


You now created 4800x2700 MXF media. Using FrameFlex, you could theoretically use those extra pixels when blowing stuff up.

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