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Jon Sekiguchi
Conversion Problem from DNG to Pro Res
on Apr 19, 2016 at 5:39:14 pm

When converting 23.978 fps DNG files in After Effects CS6 to ProRes 422 HQ at 23.978fps the video conversion looks like the clip speeds up like keystone cops. If I put the pro res file in FCP7 the speed is still to fast. If I change the speed of the clip to 80% it looks normal in FCP. Can't figure out how to convert the clip in Adobe After Effects so it's the right speed at 23.978 fps. Can anyone please help.



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Dave LaRonde
Re: Conversion Problem from DNG to Pro Res
on Apr 19, 2016 at 5:55:10 pm
Last Edited By Dave LaRonde on Apr 19, 2016 at 5:58:49 pm

I'm surprised Compressor won't do the job for you. Oh well, AE can.

A bit on frame rates: although Apple calls it 23.98, the actual frame rate is 23.986. Not 23.978. Those little fractions of fractions can come back to bite you. Like when you work in AE.

So -- import the DNG sequence into AE as an image sequence. Highlight the clip and go File>Interpret>Main. Change the frame rate of the sequence to 23.976. Drag the newly-interpreted clip onto the Make Comp icon at the bottom of the project panel.

Now you're ready to render out in the media container & codec of your choice.

Dave LaRonde
Promotion Producer
KGAN (CBS) & KFXA (Fox) Cedar Rapids, IA


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Jon Sekiguchi
Re: Conversion Problem from DNG to Pro Res
on Apr 19, 2016 at 6:51:34 pm

Thank you so much Dave! I was tearing my hair out trying to figure it out. It works like a charm. THANKS!



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Dave LaRonde
Re: Conversion Problem from DNG to Pro Res
on Apr 19, 2016 at 10:13:11 pm

Whoops! Don't thank me yet! I screwed up some numbers. In AE, make double-dog sure you're working at 23.976 fps. THEN you're good to go!

Dave LaRonde
Promotion Producer
KGAN (CBS) & KFXA (Fox) Cedar Rapids, IA


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Jon Sekiguchi
Re: Conversion Problem from DNG to Pro Res
on Apr 20, 2016 at 4:10:22 am

Thank you Dave. You saved the day.



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