Easydcp player 2.0 with support for variable quality settings, Supplemental packages, SMPTE subtitles and HD-SDI

Easydcp player 2.0 with support for variable quality settings, Supplemental packages, SMPTE subtitles and HD-SDI

New features in Easydcp player 2.0 Link: Easydcp player tutorials Burn in subtitles when exporting. Drag and drop Playlists You can make a playlist of films. You can save playlists. You can loop playlists. Supplemental packages, Most localized DCPs have the subtitles as supplemental packages that adds subtitles or sound to the original DCP, these…

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Easydcp Creator 2.2 with customizable color transformations and support for ALEXA/P3 workflows

Easydcp Creator 2.2 with customizable color transformations and support for ALEXA/P3 workflows

Easydcp Creator 2.2 has some new features: Support for Closed Subtitles/Closed Captions and Open Captions Extended Pillar-/Letterboxing Feature to preview and burning the subtitles directly into the image content New work-flow for activating the software within minutes link:Fraunhofer online tutorials Extended Pillar-/Letterboxing All the reels need to be the same resolution in a DCP. if…

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The MFT Blackmagic Cinema Camera. Is it a good choice for low-budget digital cinema filmmakers?

The MFT Blackmagic Cinema Camera. Is it a good choice for low-budget digital cinema filmmakers?

The MFT Blackmagic Cinema Camera Is it a good choice for low-budget filmmakers doing a digital cinema (DCP format) production? The SSD BMDFILM Prores/Raw recording mode of the BMMC is great for DCPs. But if you need to film in low-light or in slow motion (high frame rate) there are better alternatives. Like renting the Arria Alexa SXT.…

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Some best common practice DCP color space workflows part 2

Some best common practice DCP color space workflows part 2

Recommended links : Cinematic Color Motion-Picture Color Management Real-Time Rendering – 2011 Color and Imaging Conference, Part II: Courses A Arri Alexa – Working with HD – Color Grading How to make 3D LUTs in Nuke Updated: Summary: In commercial cinemas you may see your movie projected in different environments with too much or too…

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Some tips on video projection and converting video for film festivals

Some tips on video projection and converting video for film festivals

Projecting video can look good in a cinema if it is done correctly. Here are some tips on video projection: -Use a good video processor. -Use the best audio/video connections. -Use a cinema technician to calibrate the digital cinema projector. -2.4 is the recommended gamma for HDTV monitors in a dim enviroment Link:ITU-R BT-1886. 2.2…

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Some digital cinema projection best common practices

Some digital cinema projection best common practices

The best cinemas comply with the current DCI Specifications and SMPTE 431 standards. DCI/SMPTE 431 compliant The first versions of the DCI specifications described all aspects of digital cinema projection like the minimum contrast ratio and the white illumination target. The latest version says that cinemas must follow the projector environment described in these two SMPTE 431 documents:…

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Some tips on making DCP trailers

Some tips on making DCP trailers

For more info on fitting trailers inside flat and scope containers in Easydcp Creator 2.2, see this post Trailer DCPs should be delivered in two resolutions: 1998×1080 (Flat) and 2048×858 (Scope). This way the cinema can play the trailer before both Scope and Flat movies without changing presets on the projector. With common height cinemas…

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How to fix broken DCPs with Fraunhofer Easydcp Creator and Fraunhofer Easydcp Player

How to fix broken DCPs with Fraunhofer Easydcp Creator and Fraunhofer Easydcp Player

How to salvage parts of a unencrypted DCP from a broken harddrive This is similar to cutting away broken frames from a 35 mm print. If you get an error message on the server or TMS that says copy failure the hard drive could have bad sectors. (Try changing cables and try to copy the…

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