Some tips on making DCP trailers

For more info on fitting trailers inside flat and scope containers in Easydcp Creator, 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 preset on the projector. With common height cinemas, a …

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Upmixing stereo to 5.1

For a more up to date post see this post Stereo soundtracks are usually played with Dolby Prologic 1 or 2 decodings in cinemas. Many cinemas have not the option to use Dolby Prologic on stereo DCPs. If the stereo soundtrack is played in stereo, the audience not sitting in the middle will hear the …

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Using the free Blackmagic DaVinci Resolve for DCP mastering. (updated)

Is the free Blackmagic DaVinci Resolve ¬†grading/color correction software usable for DCP mastering? -Easydcp integration You can buy the Easydcp plugin that can export a finished DCP. Read more in this post. –Kakadu DCP encoder To use the built-in DCP Kakadu encoder you need to buy DaVinci Resolve Studio. Read more in this post -12 …

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