How To Set Up A Headless Computer For Resolve - And Why?
Colorist Jason Bowdach on regaining control over your multiple computers while ditching the keyboard and mouse and gaining new efficiencies.
Color Grading Docs, HDR Trims, NVMe Disks for Cache, and more!
In this Office Hours, a team of Mixing Light Contributors tackles member questions about estimating time for HDR trim passes - and much more!
Which Consumer Hard Drives Are Best For Post Production?
If you’re a small shop or solo, using correct hard drive metrics ensures you’re buying the performance you need (and buying smartly).
Remote Media Sharing & Collaboration - Featuring Hedge's Postlab
Mixing Light Contributors talk with Hedge.video's Isaac Terronez about affordable remote collaboration using Postlab and Postlab Drive.
DIY - Virtualizing Your Networked Resolve Database Server On Linux
Learn how to install and configure Postrgres database servers in a Linux virtual machine across an internal network for DaVinci Resolve.
NAS, Security, Archival Footage, and HDR - An Office Hours Discussion
Team Mixing Light discusses member questions including: TrueNAS storage, archival footage artifacts, budget HDR monitoring, and security.
'Syncthing' - A Better Way To Sync Media Between Workstations
Colorist Joey D'Anna shows how to set up and use the open-source software 'Syncthing' to share media across three remote locations.
Mailbag LIVE! Selecting The Proper Storage For Post Production
Today's Agenda: What do digital video post production professionals need to consider when buying a storage solution for their digital media?
Color Correction Gear Head: The Stocking Stuffer Edition (November 2020)
With the holidays nearly upon us, in this installment of Color Correction Gear head discover several 'stocking stuffer' pieces of gear to add to your list!
Moving Bits and Bytes - Facility Networking Made Easier
Learn to use VLANs, link aggregation and more to manage high performance networks for post production, using Ubiquiti products.
Review - The OWC ThunderBay Flex 8 Workflow Supercharger
Get a hands-on look at OWC's direct-attached Thunderbolt-3 RAID chassis. Plus, (3) configuration ideas for post production professionals.
Essential Post Production Utility Software Round-Up - 2019 Edition
My list of key software utilities for post production professionals may help you a solve annoying (or critical) problems. For Mac & Windows.
An Overview of PreRollPost - LTO Backup Software for Video Pros
How much does it cost to get into LTO-7 and LTO-8 backup? What's the benefit of using specialty software PreRollPost to handle your archives?
Learning Silverstack Part 3: The Offload Wizard
Colorist & DIT Ryan Nguyen continues his series on Pomfort's Silverstack with a deep dive on the Offload Wizard. Including saving and managing offload templates, using wildcards to create custom offload directories and evaluating download progress in the Jobs Sheet page.
How To Back Up Your Resolve Databases And Your Computer
One of our members asks about backing up Resolve databases and computers. This is an essential skill for colorists, listen to how we do it.
DIT Essentials: Metadata, Transcoding & Verifying Your Camera Files
Get a tour of essential software a DIT uses on-set to execute the important tasks of handling (and handing-off) metadata, playback of clips and transcoding.
How to Properly Use Dropbox with DaVinci Resolve (and avoid disaster)
If you're using Dropbox and DaVinci Resolve as a server for your disk databases, that's not a good idea! Learn why...
Creating A Shared DaVinci Resolve Database Server
In this updated Insight learn what gear you'll need and how to properly setup a shared database in DaVInci Resolve.
From The Mailbag Episode 21
In this installment of From The Mailbag we explore the idea of a rolling conform in Davinci Resolve and using Dropbox to share databases
Automatic Database Management
Tired of manually backing up your Resolve? Using some handy scripts Dan shows you how to fully automate the process
Using Dropbox for Multiple DaVinci Resolve Project Backups and Versions
How to use Dropbox for multiple backups of your DaVinci Resolve projects.
Archiving and Restoring Jobs
In Part 3 of our series on the workflow for Commercial color correction projects, we discuss how we handle archiving and restoring jobs.