Shooting on the Red in PAL in the USA
Posted 01 December 2010 - 03:06 PM
I have a possible shoot coming up that wants to shoot on the Red in PAL. I have never shot with the Red in this format and I am nervous on how my lighting (tungsten, kinos and HMIs) will be effected on the 60hz power system in california.
Will all 60hz lighting flicker while shooting at a 25fps time base at 25 frames?
Would it be better to shoot shoot everything at 24fps and have production transfer to 25fps (which I don't think they want to do)?
I would prefer to deliver in PAL just to keep production happy.
What do you guys suggest?
Posted 01 December 2010 - 05:26 PM
Posted 02 December 2010 - 01:05 AM
The only issue you may encounter is the timing of certain types of music. The pitch correction doesn't affect the sound quality, but if people are used to listening to a certain song at a certain tempo (like if they've heard the song a million times), the speed difference may be perceptible. The solution to this is to perform the sound mix with a sped up (or slowed down) version of the song, so when the pitch/speed correction is applied, the song is returned to its original tempo.