I have searched this forum, my FCP books, and google to find an answer, but I can't seem to find what I am looking for. I hope this isn't a silly question.
I was given H.264 footage (from a Canon 7D) in 640x480 at 60 fps (as well as 2 other formats: 1280x720 @ 60 fps & 1920x1080 @ fps). I was able to convert the other two formats to an Apple Pro Res 422 HQ (using the HQ because the end product will eventually be screened at a festival).
What would anyone suggest for me to use to convert the 640x480 footage? I tried using Apple Pro Res (HQ) NTSC, but it changes the frame rate to 30 fps. Don't I need something that will convert to the 60 fps?
I don't think they meant to do what they did with mixing the frame sizes; I think it was an "oops, uh oh" that came a bit too late to redo, and they hoped to fix it in post. =)
Thanks for the advice about the ProRes HQ.
So you think it would be acceptable to convert from the 480 using a 720 setting? If you know, can you share what that will do to the 480 footage? Will it stretch out the image and look weird? Or, I have never had to do a custom preset. If you can also explain that more, that would be helpful.