Digital film cameras automatically generate timecode upon recording. In this article, we discuss how timecode is used for some tasks like syncing audio and offline editing and conforming, as well as its limitations as a way to uniquely identify individual frames shot during a film production.
In this article, we consider the concept of individual LMT and 3D LUT transforms. Typically subject to overlapping roles, ACES, and different camera vendors propose to better define each role more distinctly through individual transforms.
As part of a two-part blog series, this article continues our exploration of the concept of data management. While the first article looked at how to maintain the integrity of single files by calculating and comparing hash values, we now move on to discuss the aspect of completeness, including manifest files.
4K has been around for quite some time, but most productions still work with HD setups. This article shines some light on the current state of 4K and how to get it off the ground with Livegrade!
One of the most important goals of data management on set is to maintain the integrity and completeness of all data recorded and created during production.This article is the first of a two-part series providing a basic introduction to the technical aspects of data management. We will take a closer look at what data integrity means, some potential issues that might threaten it, and how checksums and hash algorithms help protect it.
ALE files are widely used to transfer metadata. Therefore it’s worth taking a look at how ALEs are composed and which settings affect their usability.
To avoid costly retouching in post-production, it is recommended to regularly check the state of the sensor protection glass and clean it if necessary. So, how do you do that?This article outlines how to check your sensor for dirt using the Pomfort grading tools and also provide useful background information on soiled sensors and related consequences.
For the unlikely yet possible event that your troubleshooting suggests the card you try to copy is faulty or damaged, this second part provides further input on how to handle such a rare but stressful situation.
What is to do if Silverstack indicates that your offload or verification job fails? In this article, we’re diving into error messages and strategies to deal with them.