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Canon 60D blow up to 35mm: Full HD, 2k or 4K?

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#1 Mauro Rubby

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Posted 25 February 2013 - 10:15 PM

Hi. You're making a movie with a 60D (1080p FULL HD at 24p) and you want to blowup it to 35mm. What resolution would you use in FinalCut? Full HD (leaving all the hard and expensive work to the LAB)? 2k (resizing the 1080p FULL HD material to 2k size)? OR 4K (resizing the 1080p FULL HD material to 4k size)?
 
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#2 Thomas Aschenbach

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Posted 03 March 2013 - 09:44 AM

From a lab perspective always edit in the native resolution. Scaling is complex and can be done with many different algorithms depending on the look and content. It will also be easier on your end.


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#3 Phil Rhodes

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Posted 03 March 2013 - 04:18 PM

Seconded. Cut it as HD. Almost all filmout facilities will be able to deal with HD.

 

Although you should be talking to your filmout house at this point, anyway.


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