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Development in 4K Workflow

Technical Guide

4K Workflow Development

4KRAWWorkflow.........P4 CanonRAWdevelopmentsoftware.........P10

4K/HDIn-cameraWorkflow.........P11

 o record 4K footage, an external recorder is required. T Workflow varies depending upon the recorder used.  anon provides a RAW development application for file processing. C DevelopmentoftheCanonRAWimagefilespreparesthemforusewithcolorgradingsoftware.

All information is subject to change.


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C500 General 4K Workflow


(General)
SHOOTING
MXF On Set monitoring

POST-PRODUCTION
RAW Recording
Color Grading RAW Development Application DPX OpenEXR

Portable monitor SDI

RAW development process is required.


EDL HD Proxy

EOS C500 Output


Moni-1

Master monitor Master monitor

Moni-2

External recorder is required to record 4K footage

MXF Compressed Recording

HD Proxy

Offline Editing

Color Grading ProRES, DNxHD, etc.

RAW Recording
SDI-1

Transcode

SDI-2

EDL

Compressed Recording
3G-SDI x 1 For 24p/25p/30p 3G-SDI x 2 For 50p/60p/120p

HD Proxy

MXF
2K/HD

HD Proxy Intermediate Codec

Offline Editing HD Proxy

4K RAW

DELIVERY
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Cooperating 3rd vendors


Third party support will be released soon.

External Recorder

RAW Development
(Canons Applicantion)

Color Grading

Delivery

- AJA - Codex Digital - Convergent Design - S.Two - ASTRODESIGN - Keisoku Giken(KG)


RAW & Compressed Recording RAW Recording

- Autodesk - Blackmagic Design - FilmLight - Quantel - and other companies NLE

- Adobe - Apple - Avid(up to HD) - Grass Valley

EDL
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4K Digital Recording Workflow RAW Codex


SHOOTING
MXF Live monitoring

POST-PRODUCTION
(1) RAW workflow
Transfer Station Color Grading DPX OpenEXR

Portable monitor

EOS C500 Output


Moni-1

Master monitor

Transfer station and Mac are connected by SAS I/F*. Codex application on Mac restores Canon RAW file format.
*Serial Attached SCSI I/F

SDI HD Proxy Master monitor

Canon RAW development application processes RAW file and creates primary picture file and HD Proxy file.

EDL

MXF
Moni-2

HD Proxy

Offline Editing

HD-SDI (2) Industrial standard file workflow RAW Recording


Transfer Station Industrial standard format Color Grading

SDI-1

SDI-2 RAW data is stored as vendor unique file format.

3G-SDI x 1 For 24p/25p/30p 3G-SDI x 2 For 50p/60p/120p

Codex application develops the RAW data and transcodes to industrial standard formats such as ProRES and DPX.

Primary picture file and HD Proxy file are created by the Codex application.

EDL

HD Proxy

Offline Editing 2K/HD 4K RAW Intermediate Codec HD Proxy

DELIVERY
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4K RAW Recording Workflow


S.Two, ASTRODESIGN and KG
SHOOTING
MXF Live monitoring

POST-PRODUCTION
RAW Recording
RAW Recording Color Grading DPX OpenEXR

Portable monitor

EOS C500 Output


Moni-1

Master monitor

SDI EDL

HD-SDI
Moni-2

RAW Recording

Extracts RAW data and restores Canon RAW file format. This application is provided by recorder vendor.

Master monitor

HD Proxy

SDI-1

MXF
SDI-2

HD Proxy

Offline Editing

3G-SDI x 1 For 24p/25p/30p 3G-SDI x 2 For 50p/60p/120p


RAW data is stored as vendor unique file format.

2K/HD

4K RAW

Intermediate Codec

HD Proxy

DELIVERY
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Canon RAW development application processes RAW file and creates primary picture file and HD Proxy file.

4K RAW and ProRES Recording Workflow


AJA
SHOOTING
MXF Live monitoring

POST-PRODUCTION
(1) RAW workflow
Canon RAW File Color Grading DPX OpenEXR

Portable monitor SDI

EOS C500 Output


Moni-1

Canon RAW development application processes RAW file and creates primary picture file and HD Proxy file.

EDL

Master monitor Master monitor

HD Proxy (ProRES)

Moni-2

MXF (2) ProRES workflow

HD Proxy

Offline Editing

ProRES Recording
SDI-1

4K Live monitoring

Color Grading ProRES

SDI-2

3G-SDIx4

4K monitor EDL

3G-SDI x 1 For 24p/25p/30p 3G-SDI x 2 For 50p/60p/120p

AJA application on Mac captures RAW data from recorder via THUNDERBOLT then writes Canon compliant RAW files to THUNDERBOLT HDD.

HD Proxy

MXF
Offline Editing 2K/HD 4K RAW Intermediate Codec HD Proxy

DELIVERY
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Due to system performance, internal recording is limited to 30p.

Recorder will debayer and output 4K image data using 4 SDI cables.

HD Proxy

4K RAW and DNxHD Recording Workflow


Convergent Design
SHOOTING
MXF Live monitoring

POST-PRODUCTION
RAW Recording
Color Grading DPX OpenEXR

SDI

EOS C500 Output


Moni-1

EDL

Master monitor

Master monitor HD Proxy HD Proxy (DNxHD)

Moni-2

HD-SDI RAW and DNxHD Recording

MXF

HD Proxy

Offline Editing

SDI-1

SDI-2
4K RAW files comply with Canon RAW specification. Simultaneous recording of DNxHD files is supported. *Current SSD writing speed restricts recorder support to 48p.
2K/HD 4K RAW Intermediate Codec HD Proxy

3G-SDI x 1 For 24p/25p/30p 3G-SDI x 2 For 50p/60p/120p

DELIVERY
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Portable monitor

Canon RAW development application processes RAW file and creates primary picture file and HD Proxy file.

Canon RAW Development Application


 AW development application will be released for C500. R PC and Mac supported Web download only Development of the Canon RAW image files prepares them for use with color grading software. Finishing is done by color grading in post production  eatures F Playback RAW clips and preview on computer monitor Output preview image from SDI to master monitor AJA KONA3G video card required 4K output will be supported using 4 x 3G-SDI cables Output industrial standard files DPX, OpenEXR, MOV* (*Mac only) 2K/HD Proxy output is supported
Workstation with AJA KONA3G Video Card

Preview on PC monitor

SDI x 1 for 2K/HD output SDI x 4 for 4K output

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4K/HD In-camera Workflow


Color Grading
Alternative Industry Formats Master Monitor

HD SDI 4K 24P Motion JPEG

EDL

HDMI Output

4K 24P Motion JPEG

Full HD (up to 60p) MPEG-4 H.264

Offline Editing

Full HD (up to 60p) MPEG-4 H.264

1920 x 1080 HD Alternative Recording

Transcode Signal (if required)

Digital Recorder
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