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I would strongly recommend exporting a one minute clip with each of the formats mentioned and let the "person in charge" test them and tell you which one was "the best".
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Did you consider AEFX for the task?
>Did you consider AEFX for the task?
After Effects? I assume you mean that it is better at encoding than Premiere? I haven't used it to encode. I have a copy, but I almost never use it since all the effects I need are in Premiere. Why do you recommend it for encoding over Premiere? (also I havent had much success transferring premier sequences back and forth to AF.)
Hey Brit -- what are your sources / PPro project settings?
When you say "JPEG" is a possible format, are you talking about a sequence of .jpg images or an .avi compressed with an M-JPEG codec?
Also, how long is the sequence (or total length of sequences) you are outputting?
If its an HD projector, have you considered simply exporting to bluray via encore? Connect a bluray player to the projector.
I find DVD players or Bluray players about 1000 times more reliable than playing video from a laptop; especially if someone else is doing it. Many fewer things to go wrong.
(Did I hit Function F5 or not; i forget)
Thanks for your suggestions. My sources are all PAL - both normal res and (Sony PAL) hi-res video and animation (tif) clips. The sequence is about 4 minutes. They (http://www.urbanscreens08.net/) are using a computer for the video to go onto a large screen and not a blue ray player ...so Ive tried about 8 variations including blue ray encoding, mp2 encoding (both interlaced and progressive), and WM.
I find DVD players much more reliable than laptops as well, but the Urban Arts people seem to need to play them on a computer and are compiling many videos. (Also I'd need to find a service bureau that will burn Blue Ray Blue Ray burners and players are too expensive in this part of the world for most people especially in the arts.)