Re: Inverting video from negative to positive in an NLE

From: Robert Houllahan (email suppressed)
Date: Mon Oct 15 2007 - 17:44:08 PDT

On Oct 15, 2007, at 8:11 PM, Ryan Marino wrote:

> So is inverting a negative in final cut something people shouldn't do?
> Where I work they offer this method as an alternative to spending
> the big bucks on the rank. I've never inverted a negative on a
> computer myself, I've always spent the money on a quality transfer.

We have 2 ranks and do super8 on them, you could do a film chain xfer
and work on the result in a nle but the results would be nastier. In
keeping with the frameworks list I just wanted to chime in on wether
you could do it but point out the drawbacks too... If you want a
nasty look and don't mind doing damage to the negative a projector/
camera could work..


Robert Houllahan
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VP Cinelab Inc.

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