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DVD & Bluray Disc Tips

By DCS, Mar 13, 2004

This download is a companion piece to the currently streaming presentation by Digital Doyenne Bruce Nazarian, of Digital Media Consulting Group. In this pdf, you will find tips for desktop creation of DVD and Blu-ray Discs. // [ Read: DVD & Bluray Disc Tips ]

Data Rate Calculator

By DCS, Mar 13, 2004

This Data Rate Calculator, courtesy of DCS member Chris Vincze, a Digital Imaging Producer at MPC Data Lab in London, is a handy guide to storage requirements for digital formats ranging from RED 4K, 3K, & 2K, Phantom, ARRI D21 RAW Mode, SI-2K, EX-1, and S.Two or Codex uncompressed HD DPX. [ Read: Data Rate Calculator ]

Camera Comparison Chart - 2014

By DCS, Mar 13, 2004

For many years Tom Fletcher has compiled a comprehensive chart comparing features, specs, and rental costs for the many different digital camera systems they offer including models from Arri, RED, Sony, Canon, and Panasonic. It’s a nice snap shot to compare these diverse systems when trying to choose the right tool ... [ Read: Camera Comparison Chart - 2014 ]

The DP Stays In The Picture

By DCS, Mar 12, 2004

By James Mathers, Director of Photography It’s the Director of Photography’s job to control the elements of light, shadow, composition, and movement to visually tell a story. As we apply film production techniques to new digital applications, we are finding that we have a hard fight to keep this control. A ... [ Read: The DP Stays In The Picture ]

24P HD Cameras and time code

By DCS, Nov 1, 2003

Time Code and the High Definition Camera Updated 11/03 By Charles Parra, Denecke Inc. 30 fps Time Code is used when transferring film to 29.97 fps video for video/workstation editing or when transferring to mag film. The following chart shows the frames that are coincident between 30 fps and 24 fps. 24fps ..................30fps....................Real ... [ Read: 24P HD Cameras and time code ]