[Tig] Re: technical question CORRECTION

Rob Lingelbach rob
Thu Oct 20 13:34:44 BST 2005


On Thu, 20 Oct 2005 11:59:09 +0100, marina showay wrote
> > From: marina showay <marina.bambina at virgin.net>
> > Date: 20 October 2005 02:58:19 BST
> > To: Rob Lingelbach <rob at calarts.edu>
> > Subject: Re: technical question CORRECTION
> >
> > hello again
> >
> > i have corrected the title for my message and also my surname 
was  
> > missing in the last one...
> > so please use this one!
> >
> > by the way, where are you based? USA?
> >
> > thanks
> >
> > marina
> > marinabambina at the-quickest.com
> > 
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> > **************
> > title: technical question & telecine wanted for a short film, 
London
> >
> > Dear List,
> >
> > hello, i am a new DOP currently editing my 3 minute short film 
shot on  
> > miniDV, and i would like to do a proper tape grading, (colour  
> > correction) as opposed to online. my last job was a low-budget 
music  
> > video and the production got us an editing and online all-
inclusive  
> > deal, which meant we had to grade it on Flame. i understand it 
is a  
> > visual effects machine, and i found there was a limitation in 
terms of  
> > what can be achieved in this system. the job also took 6 hours 
to  
> > grade 3 minute footage (including trying and thinking time, and 
of  
> > course the rendering time!), and still didn't finish all the 
things i  
> > wanted to have done.
> >
> > please excuse my ignorance, but here i would like to pick your 
brains.
> > apart from Da Vinci, what other systems are available as a 
grading  
> > tool, and what are the differences?
> > for this film i also need some effects like 10fps motion-blurr 
(from a  
> > footage shot on 25Progressive), and 16:9 letter-boxing, one 
that's  
> > adjustable (movable) depending on the shot. i have seen it done 
at TK  
> > sessions when i was a camera assistant (they were all film to 
video  
> > TK). would motion-blurr be more suited for effects machines?
> >
> > this film is for a competition called "50 quid film festival", 
and we  
> > have to finish the film within the budget.
> > i would also like to ask if there is someone, perhaps a junior  
> > colourist in London, who maybe interested in getting practice 
on a  
> > project like this. the deadline is 28 october, which is a bit 
short  
> > notice, but i'm trying...
> > the footage will be 3 minutes, would 2 hours enough to grade 
it? ??
> >
> > i would appreciate any advice you can give me. thank you very 
much for  
> > your time.
> >
> > sincerely,
> >
> > marina showay
> > director of photography
> >
> 
> On 20 Oct 2005, at 06:42, Rob Lingelbach wrote:
> 
> >  >by the way, where are you based? USA? NYC for 10 years 
editing; 25  
> > years in LA as a colorist; last few years in Brasil, New 
Zealand,  
> > Turkey, and now Bombay. I'll get the message out now Marina. 
hey can  
> > you send it to me in plain text? HTML causes problems... 
thanks. --Rob


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