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Sam Sanders
Cinema to TV workflow
on Aug 30, 2013 at 4:04:45 am

Hi, Resolve gurus!

If u grading with projector in a dark room with Data level range for DCP and film printing... what is after that workflow to change this grading for tv broadcast?

Should i set Data level to Video level and change contrast by One Track Node in NOT dark room? Or it's more complicated workflow?

Please share!

Thank You!


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Kevin Cannon
Re: Cinema to TV workflow
on Aug 30, 2013 at 2:24:23 pm

Hi Sam,

Since the data vs. video levels setting in the video monitoring section is strictly for the video output signal (and doesn't actually change the values being calculated by Resolve) the trick is to always have it set to whichever is appropriate for the display you are using.

So if you are grading on a rec. 709 projector that is set up for full range values, you will want Resolve set to full range. If you then move to a broadcast display that expects video/legal levels, switch to to video/legal, and your black and white levels should feel the same, excepting the inherent difference in display technologies and the sensation of being in a room with lighting. Then you can do a pass to adjust for those differences (in track mode if you feel it works, or on a more scene-to-scene or shot-to-shot basis).

But if you are grading on a P3 gamut, then your DCP workflow might also include a change between P3 and rec.709, which you might approach a little differently.

Cheers,

KC

Prehistoric Digital


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Sam Sanders
Re: Cinema to TV workflow
on Aug 30, 2013 at 2:35:17 pm

Thank You, Kevin!


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