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That's right, I said Digigrade

Posted: Fri, 30th Sep 2005, 12:06pm

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High guys. Not been on here for a while. I know EffectsLab is taking all ur time right now but pleae could you give me any kind of indication, months or years as to when digigrade in some sort of shape or form will be available?

I've got a film finished and one underway and they need Digigrade's touch so bad! Like I say, I am not asking it to be out soon, just any kind of indication would be lovely. I'm a loyal customer and want to add ur next product to my list.

If it is a gonna be quite a while, I can find an othr temporary solution.

Thanks a lot.

Till next time...
Posted: Fri, 30th Sep 2005, 12:09pm

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Andreas

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I hate to break it to you but I believe Digigrade is put on the shelf for a while. Check with the FXHome crew about more info regarding that. But I'm pretty sure you gotto find another solution.
Posted: Fri, 30th Sep 2005, 12:16pm

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there was a post on the news thread some time before effectslab was released. Digigrades fate is that it's not happening for the moment. Continuation of development depends on the success of Effecteslab and latterly Chromanator 2. I wouldn't hold my breath mind you as it's taking an awful long time just to get a gold release of effectslab. It's gone very quiet on all fronts at the moment
Posted: Fri, 30th Sep 2005, 8:07pm

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fair enough. can any of you guys recommend some good alternatives to check out?
Posted: Fri, 30th Sep 2005, 8:48pm

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most NLEs have some kind of grading in them that work well.. Final Cut's is pretty decent

If you want to go hardcore you can look into something like magic bullet or cinelook... but you gotta have lots of $$$$$ for those...

-MAGIC
Posted: Fri, 30th Sep 2005, 8:53pm

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yeah tell me about it. I'm a premiere man, and have got some gorgeous results from that, but i've taken it as far as it can go. My latest film which is 18 mins long too 31 hours to render because of all the stuff i had going on!

Is there any grading software that falls in between magic bullet and digigrade in price?
Posted: Fri, 30th Sep 2005, 10:22pm

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Pooky

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Magic Bullet.... I will never understand what it's supposed to do better than the default After Effects grading tools (except be mroe expensive and have presets).
Posted: Fri, 30th Sep 2005, 10:29pm

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Andrew Birtwell wrote:

yeah tell me about it. I'm a premiere man, and have got some gorgeous results from that, but i've taken it as far as it can go. My latest film which is 18 mins long too 31 hours to render because of all the stuff i had going on!
31 hours? Jesus Christ! Is your computer from the 60s or something? My most complex Terragen renders on my slow notebook don't even take that long. Criminy!

pooky wrote:

Magic Bullet.... I will never understand what it's supposed to do better than the default After Effects grading tools (except be mroe expensive and have presets).
I tried Magic Bullet Editors Demo once....didn't care for it. It did nothing for me that Vegas couldn't do.
Posted: Sat, 1st Oct 2005, 12:46am

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Magic_man12 wrote:

most NLEs have some kind of grading in them that work well.. Final Cut's is pretty decent

If you want to go hardcore you can look into something like magic bullet or cinelook... but you gotta have lots of $$$$$ for those...

-MAGIC
Pretty decent???

Watch Open Water and the word decent will never cross your mind again. They graded the whole thing in FCP off HD footage. Simply amazing.
Posted: Sat, 1st Oct 2005, 1:14am

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Serpent wrote:

Watch Open Water
No!! Don't!
Posted: Sat, 1st Oct 2005, 3:53pm

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Serpent

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Right... It isn't a very good movie, kind of boring, scary at some parts. But the point is, the grading and correction was all done on a home FCP system and it turned out beautifully.