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Syed IqbalComp size question
by on Nov 19, 2013 at 1:27:41 pm

Hi friends
To save editing and rendering time, is it a good idea to create initial comp 720p and then once client approves the draft video, resize main comp to 1080p and do the final render.

I know one thing that if it is a good practice then we can save time during back and forth editing and rendering specially when you C4d Lite layers also. I just want to seek experts' opinion on this.


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John CuevasRe: Comp size question
by on Nov 19, 2013 at 3:10:23 pm

If you are going deliver in 1080p, work in 1080p. You can always scale down/work at half resolution, render to smaller files. But scaling up can be a real hassle if it's the last thing you do, particularly when you start working with a lot of layers and precomps nested inside precomps. There are scripts that do a good job with this, but it's so easy for things to get missed, or unaligned.

Your method is going to cost you more time than it will save in the long run.

Johnny Cuevas, Editor

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Syed IqbalRe: Comp size question
by on Nov 19, 2013 at 11:03:04 pm

Thanks for your great advice

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