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Old September 20th, 2003, 03:34 AM   #16
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Shot a no-budget 2 years ago with an xl1.... paid EVERYONE with Pizza and Chineese Food.

Our lighting consisted of hardware store reflector light with regular light bulbs of different wattage...we colored them with a blue magic marker to match dayight and left them as is at night.
Also we had onr "painters light"
Not complicated....not expensive......
just very MOBILE and it WORKED cheaply....
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You do the Best you can with what you have....
Don't get boggled down in the technology....

just my 2cents

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Old September 24th, 2003, 11:43 PM   #17
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Here's a quick question about DVFilm maker.

Will it turn regular 60i footage into 24p? I realize it's supposed to not be as good as magic Bullet but at 1/10th the price well...
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Old September 25th, 2003, 08:06 AM   #18
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I looked at the demo of DV Film Maker last week, and all it did was de-interlace your footage (quite slowly), and didn't seem any better at doing that than FCP or After Effects solutions. So no, I don't think it does 24p. That's a much more complex problem..... I should know, I'm working on code that does just that at the moment.....
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