Tips on converting Film Festival programmes to the DCP (Digital Cinema Package) format.

Tips on converting Film Festival programmes to the DCP (Digital Cinema Package) format.

This year I converted all films that was not 35 mm or DCPs at the Films from the North 2011 section at Tromsø International Film Festival 2011 to DCPs. In total I made 33 DCPs (about 10 hours) in two weeks. I was also responsible for screening the DCPs at the film festival. I checked…

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Tromsø International Film Festival/ Films from the North 2011 Deliver your HD master and we will convert it to a 24, 25 or 30 fps SMPTE Digital Cinema Package (DCP).

Tromsø International Film Festival/ Films from the North 2011 Deliver your HD master and we will convert it to a 24, 25 or 30 fps SMPTE Digital Cinema Package (DCP).

We have posted what deliverables/file formats are accepted for the Tromsø International Film Festival/ Films from the North 2011 festival programme Translated to english: Deliver your HD master and we will convert it to a 24, 25 or 30 fps SMPTE Digital Cinema Package (DCP) with Fraunhofer Easydcp. Fileformat: Prores 422 HQ 10 bit Quicktime.…

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Tips on DCP resolutions and some other things

Tips on DCP resolutions and some other things

edit 4 Summary: DCPs uses these standard resolutions: 2K Flat 1.85: 1 1998×1080 2K Scope 2.39:1 2048×858 4K Flat 1.85: 3996 x 2160 4K Scope 2.39: 4096 x 1716 -Getting the resolution correct is important. -Flat and Scope are the standard presets in all cinemas. -1.78:1 (16/9) and 2.35:1 films can get image artifacts (trapezoid…

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How to use Open Source DCP tools to change the sound in a DCP (or make a DCP)

How to use Open Source DCP tools to change the sound in a DCP (or make a DCP)

Outdated post: You can now open DCPs and change the picture and sound in Easydcp Creator. I sometimes use the command line tool asdcp-test from Cinecert to change the sound in a DCP instead of making a new DCP from scratch in Easydcp Creator. This comes in handy if the DCP takes 8 hours to…

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How to make a SMPTE 25 fps (or 30,50,60 fps) DCP (Digital Cinema Package) with Fraunhofer Easydcp 1.4

How to make a SMPTE 25 fps (or 30,50,60 fps) DCP (Digital Cinema Package) with Fraunhofer Easydcp 1.4

UPDATE: In Easydcp 2.0 you can make DCPs from (Prores 422) Quicktime files. Prores 422 exported from Color do not get darker. Tested a 25 SMPTE DCP made with Fraunhofer Easydcp Creator 1.3 beta on a Doremi DCP-2000 cinema server. It worked, I am not sure if all cinema servers supports 25 fps SMPTE DCPs…

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