1080i 59.94 footage problems


#1

I know I brought this up in the past… I am in a 1080i 59.94 project on the latest Avid MC.
I have a simple insert, I set up the Mocha Project correctly as interlace, track worked great, result looks good in Mocha interface BUT when I render in Avid the insert is moving up and down and isn’t usable.

My solution was to flip the project to 1080p 29.97 reader a mix down and then flip the project back to 1080i.

Is this the best way or am I missing something?

Tal


#2

This is correct, Mocha Pro doesn’t render interlaced footage well inside of Avid, so we don’t support it in Avid.


#3

Tal, another option here is to render the project inside of the Mocha interface and export it out as 1080i (File>export clip). Then exit Mocha and import/link the render back into a bin. This saves the step of bringing it into another sequence.

Mocha Pro plug-in in Avid will render fields internally but currently will not do the field render back to Avid host.


#4

I will try again tomorrow to export from Mocha, when I tried it yesterday there was a big issue of the export window and then the QT window opening in the BG of the interface and disappearing to a point they are not accessible.

I’ll test and report back.

Tal


#5

Hi Ross and Mary,

I really think this needs to be resolved, I am finding myself with 40-100 comps per show and would really love to have the Mocha just work as it is for any progressive format. Last season the show was 1080p 23.98 and I used Mocha for it constantly, but sadly the network wants studio shows to be shot in native broadcast format of 1080i 59.94.

Very much appreciated.

Tal


#6

I’ll let the dev team know, it’s definitely an often requested feature request.