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Michael Phillips
Re: frame flex workflow
on Oct 13, 2015 at 1:44:53 pm

With 8.4, you can create custom project sizes, so I created a 1980x854 which is a 2.4:1 aspect ratio (at least what is allowed by Media Composer.

I then AMA linked to 4:3 non anamorphic sources that I transcoded from ARRI RAW to DNxHR LB. Here is how I set up my project using source settings on those files:



Then while editing, you can use FrameFlex in the timeline to reframe as needed:



This image will show you the relative storage requirements for each of the workflows:




This was for an 00:00:11:14 duration clip at 23.976.


The advantage with this workflow is that your viewers in the source/record monitors are 2.4:1 aspect ratio, so there is no letterboxing or pillarboxing and you have a much better shot at a conform working in a third party application that supports FrameFlex (Resolve).



Michael


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