Davinci Resolve - How to Make a DCP Using the Beta Version 15 of Blackmagic Davinci Resolve

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Blackmagic Davinci Resolve STUDIO - How to Make a DCP

Step One you need to export a 5.1 2K or 4K file in AVID or Premiere

AVID - How to Make a 2K 5.1 Surround Sound QuickTime Using Your Surround Sound Mix - Use for DCP Screening

Adobe Premiere Pro - How to Make a 2K or 4K - 5.1 QuickTime using your Surround Sound Mix - Use for DCP Screening

Open Davinci Resolve Version 15

click on "New Project"

Name the project and click on "Create"

Click on Media Tab

Find the 2K clip with the 5.1 interleaved audio that was exported

Right click it and choose "Add into Media Pool"

Choose to Change the frame rate

Click "Change"

Next - Go to the Edit Tab

Right click in the Media Pool area

>Choose >Timeline>CreateNew Timeline

Set the Timeline to be 1 Video Track

1 audio track that is 5.1

Uncheck Empty Timeline

Click on "Create"

Click on the "Gear" Icon to set the correct aspect ratio for the timeline

Choose Master Settings

We have a "flat" DCP 1998 x 1080 so

make the timeline resolution 1998 x 1080

Same as if you had a 2048 x 858 Scope DCP

Click on "Save"

Check Image Scaling

Use this only if someone has given you a file that is not scope or flat

Stretch Frame to all corners or try all the input scaling settings

to make sure you are scaled right

Next go to >Fairlight>Bus Format

Choose Format 5.1

NOT 5.1 FILM!!

Click on OK

Go to the Deliver Tab


Format - DCP

Codec - Kakadu Jpeg 2000 2K DCI Flat or Scope depending on

what type of DCP you are making

Make sure interop packaging is checked

Click on the Browse Button to set the DCP Naming

All the boxes here are important to make sure you label the

DCP this way.

Choose carefully on these settings!!

Select the name of the DCP in the top to copy the file name.

Audio choose

Codec Linear PCM

Output Track Main 1 5.1

Click on "File" tab and change the "Custom Name" to

what you want the DCP Named

paste the same name as the DCP folder name

Click on Add to Render Queue

Choose the destination and click on the drive/folder

you want to save the DCP folder to.

Start Render

Notice the colors get weird looking in the render that is normal.