Re: HDV output

From: Bryan Shelton (email suppressed)
Date: Mon Mar 24 2008 - 15:01:51 PDT

I'll second Brook's suggestion. Convert to H.264
using using Multi-pass encode with Frame Rate
Current, Key Frames Automatic, Data Rate Automatic and
Quality Best. Then you can choose from a variety of
presentation options including but not limited to
presenting via Quicktime or iTunes or using Digital
Cinema Desktop Preview from FCP.


--- Brook Hinton <email suppressed> wrote:

> Playing from a computer in quicktime player in HD
> using h.264 has become
> pretty standard for non-tape HD exhibition in my
> circles. DVD Studio Pro
> doesn't do Blu-Ray yet to my knowledge though I'm
> sure you could hack it
> with some third party stuff to do so, but I think at
> this point a venue is
> more likely to have a mac than a blu-ray player.
> If you want to play it FROM Final Cut Pro instead of
> quicktime, you pretty
> much have to render to prores422 to avoid the
> horrible recompression
> artifacts of HDV, which means 8+ times the disk
> space and the need for a
> fast computer and drive. It will look great though.
> You mention a gallery - I'd find out what they have
> and go from there.
> Brook
> Brook Hinton
> film/video/audio art
> studio vlog/blog:
> For info on FrameWorks, contact Pip Chodorov at
> <email suppressed>.

For info on FrameWorks, contact Pip Chodorov at <email suppressed>.