- 9:01 PM, Tuesday,
July 11th, 2023:
- So I am home and I
am in the midst of the shittiest process ever: random
crashes while trying to process (with the correct
projection, color and noise reduction) over 200 files,
7 1/2 hours of footage at a 9-10 to 1 ratio. Which, is
only possible at that speed with the fastest videocard
and processor currently available. Because of the
crashing, it means I'm up basically all night with a
spy cam on my monitor to make sure it's still running.
- Throughout the
night I look and so far every night since we've been
back (tonight will be night 3) it has stopped 2-3
times. However, because I am making some progress (it
goes at least an hour, sometimes up to 8) I can't
really stop everything and do the testing needed to
determine the cause. It's also a known Da Vinci issue
when attempting anything this intensive and I just
have to believe the graphics card can't handle it.
Weird thing though? My temps aren't even past
IDLE speeds... so the cooling is working, but
clearly something else is wrong. At this rate I'm
looking at finally being able to see this footage on
Thursday after over 4 days of trying to process it
all. That being said...
- ...during a couple
of the crashes I checked some footage out and, whew.
Uhm... this is gonna be huge. The Grand Slam is
absolutely jaw-dropping. The Fireworks are absolutely
jaw-dropping. Metric in the Big Room is absolutely
jaw-dropping. I mean... what it does to how we capture
LIVE things is almost impossible to put into words.
Sure, there's music videos out there... but of course
when you have time to light and physically GET in
front of them it can be amazing... same can't be said
for a concert. Same CERTAINLY can't be said for a
professional baseball game.
IN THE DUGOUT?!?!?! Good LORD.
- So because of
scanning a few things I've kinda been able to layout
what each entry is going to be. We're gonna have 10-12
depending on how I put the baseball game together.
Could very well be a 3-parter... but definitely a
- This entry will be
about my mom's house where I lived from 7-18 and
that time-period's nostalgia in general. So, yeah:
- ...and we continue
the rendering. Goodness. May I never do this many
short films without being close to my computer ever