Chapter 8. Building a Postproduction System

Up to this point you’ve learned about equipment and accessories, as well as operating the camera and the basic workflow in the field. Starting with this chapter, we’ll move from production to postproduction topics. Postproduction includes editing, color correction, effects work, and output to a variety of destinations such as film, TV, the Internet, and more.

Because the RED shoots 4K resolution, the system you choose for postproduction needs to be as powerful as you can afford. Though it is possible to edit and finish RED projects using a relatively modest system, it increases the time you have to wait for tasks such as rendering and debayering. (Debayering is the process of converting RAW R3D data into ...

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