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Forum: Post - Surround - Video 03-05-2015, 05:04 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,155
Posted By BroomPole
5.1 Mix tips for ProLogic Downmixing

Hey All,

For the last 5 years a very common task I preform is creating 5.1 downmixes for various feature films and television episodes. I've noticed sometimes (aprox 5%) when preforming a...
Forum: Post - Surround - Video 02-14-2014, 01:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,716
Posted By BroomPole
Re: video only question regarding 24 to 23.976

@conleec not to be a smartass just for informational purposes. There is a standard for 24fps playback on video. Both HDCAM and HDCAM-SR decks have true 24P modes. Also most DCP packages...
Forum: Post - Surround - Video 12-19-2013, 01:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,010
Posted By BroomPole
Re: Slimming down the PT system. Mac Mini & Thunderbolt peripherals

I've been using Mac Mini's to replace a lot of simple process / QC computers requiring access to Fiber SAN drives with great success. It's surprising how well they preform.

Dual monitor support...
Forum: Post - Surround - Video 11-07-2013, 01:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,118
Posted By BroomPole
Re: OT: Apple Compressor question

Hey Frank,

Give Mpeg Streamclip a shot. Have not tried my self but I Know it can batch files and add watermarks

cheers
Kevin
Forum: Post - Surround - Video 10-04-2013, 11:49 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,912
Posted By BroomPole
Re: batch converter for MXF

You would have to test it but a fantastic tool to have on hand and free is ffmpeg.

little work to install.

Search the Homebrew install method if your on a mac.
Forum: Post - Surround - Video 09-25-2013, 08:53 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,574
Posted By BroomPole
Re: Audio-only DCP?

DCP is delivered as separate Video and Audio encodes in MXF containers with an XML file containing metadata.

If you create a 6 channel interleaved wav file you can use FFMPEG to change the...
Forum: macOS 09-06-2013, 10:53 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,994
Posted By BroomPole
Re: Syncing for Picture Issue

Hey snipertango,

Frame rate in Pro tools really has no bearing. It simply a different ruler for your session.

What framerate is your video you are matching too? I'm going to go ahead and...
Forum: Post - Surround - Video 07-17-2013, 11:50 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,923
Posted By BroomPole
Re: Dialnorm Conform -24LKFS

Thanks for the feedback alexeymohr. I do use WLM on mixes I am performing.

This is for finished TV / FILM HD deliveries that have no money / time to go back to mixing and I only have access...
Forum: Post - Surround - Video 07-16-2013, 06:51 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,923
Posted By BroomPole
Re: Dialnorm Conform -24LKFS

@Peter Cole, thanks for the feedback, this is for delivered HD video masters which I have no access to mix sessions.

I would be properly metering for sessions I am mixing.

So if it passes...
Forum: Post - Surround - Video 07-15-2013, 02:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,923
Posted By BroomPole
Dialnorm Conform -24LKFS

Hello All,

I'm in the process of auditioning some software for automatic -LKFS conforms.

This is not for use for things I am mixing however much of my work involves prepping assets for VOD...
Forum: Post - Surround - Video 06-19-2013, 12:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,520
Posted By BroomPole
Re: DVD-Video authoring deliverables

Having worked on well north of probably 1000 DVD/s - Blu Rays for national and international releases I would say 24/ 48 is your most efficient delivery for wav files.

For DVD video 16bit /...
Forum: Post - Surround - Video 06-13-2013, 07:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,518
Posted By BroomPole
Re: Compact and archiving

Hey Idris,

I have never used the Compact function. But anytime I'm preforming backups my workflow is to:
1. first Save a copy of my session with _cleaned or _backup appended to the end.
2....
Forum: General Discussion 05-27-2013, 10:41 AM
Replies: 8,688
Views: 2,000,882
Posted By BroomPole
Re: Let's hear your latest stuff....right here

The latest EP I tracked and mixed just went live yesterday.

I do a lot more video / sound for picture work then music.
Any notes / comments welcome. Always curious to get feedback!
...
Forum: Post - Surround - Video 05-16-2013, 07:47 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 6,576
Posted By BroomPole
Re: Pro Tools to Final Cut Pro (Working in 60 Frames)

@mhuang Final cut tags all media files based on framerate. Any files that are 24fps or 25fps will be tagged as "Film" and 29.97, 23.98, 59.94 ect will be tagged as "Video"

When adding audio...
Forum: Artist Series 05-05-2013, 01:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,135
Posted By BroomPole
Re: Serious Network Issue

I would suggest setting up a unique ip or seperate vlan that only your computers and the eucon are on. No more random hijacks.

Cheers
Kevin
Forum: Tips & Tricks 04-18-2013, 12:56 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 26,268
Posted By BroomPole
Re: Big gang vocals how to!

Just finished recording a punk band with some similar shout outs. I usually find when doing it the best results come from 3-6 dudes in a semi circle around a LDC. Then double take it panning one...
Forum: Post - Surround - Video 03-27-2013, 09:33 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,412
Posted By BroomPole
Re: Signiant

I did a large chunk of research with Accelerated Transfer solutions. The big three (Aspera / Signiant / File Catalyst) can be expensive. Especially if your looking at a server model with various...
Forum: Post - Surround - Video 01-25-2013, 08:36 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,635
Posted By BroomPole
Sync / framerate problem

Interesting tip using wave agent Martin!

The current workflow I've had all employees here use is to add audio to 3hr black QuickTime movies of the desired frame-rate and save as a ref file which...
Forum: Post - Surround - Video 01-25-2013, 07:22 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,635
Posted By BroomPole
Re: Sync / framerate problem

Hey Basslab.

Framerate settings in Pro Tools really have no effect on the duration or sync of audio to picture. It's simply changes the ruler that pro tools uses to count time within the session....
Forum: macOS 01-12-2013, 07:09 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,684
Posted By BroomPole
002 LLM issue

Hey all

feeling a little amateurish. I have been using pro tools professionally for many years. started recording a session today (side project for fun thankfully) and when LLM (low latency...
Forum: Post - Surround - Video 11-23-2012, 01:33 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 2,109
Posted By BroomPole
New Macs Forced to 10.8.1

Thought I would drop a heads up that it would seem new computers purchased from apple (Confirmed with MacMini 6,1) the ability to downgrade has been removed.

It was a bit of a pain but possible...
Forum: Post - Surround - Video 11-13-2012, 01:38 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 12,029
Posted By BroomPole
Re: 25F to 24F frame conversion with pitch correction

Like other users I've always found more damage caused by trying to correct the pitch.

I've used SRC on import as others explained on literally hundreds of feature films over the last 5 years for...
Forum: Post - Surround - Video 11-02-2012, 01:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,194
Posted By BroomPole
Re: SAN Storage options

Did you end up choosing a system? Just curious what you went with.

cheers
Forum: Post - Surround - Video 11-02-2012, 10:34 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,650
Posted By BroomPole
Re: AC3 to discrete 5.1

If you want to just take an ac3 file and rip it to wavs / aiffs.

Mpeg Streamclip works but AFIK I always have to do it in stereo pairs (L / R, C / Lfe, Ls/ Rs) so three exports.

If you have...
Forum: Post - Surround - Video 10-26-2012, 08:32 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,194
Posted By BroomPole
Re: SAN Storage options

If you want to go the fiber route:

MacMini
Promise SANLink
Apple Thunderbolt to Ethernet Adapter

ATTO Celerity 4Gb fibre adapter X 2 (Single channel should be more then enough)
Finisar 4GB...
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