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The Filmmaker's Guide to Final Cut Pro Workflow by Dale Angell

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Appendix 10

Example Workflows

Basic Workflow 1

Shooting on 29.97 NTSC low data

(Mini DV, DVCam, DVC, DVC PRO 50)

Finish on 29.97 NTSC low data

This workflow is proper for all 29.97 low-data formats. Even 24 P, when not reversed and left at 29.97 FPS, follows this workflow. Because the data rate is low, the video can be stored on a standard FireWire 400 drive. And because this is low data, there is no need to online, the off-line edit being full resolution.

Most often, single-system sound is used with this workflow, recording audio directly on the camera tape. However, some projects use double-system sound, recording sound on a sync sound recorder. In this case, as there will be no pull down, the sample rate for recording digital audio should ...

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