|Step One you need to export a 5.1 2K or 4K file in AVID or Premiere|
|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
|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|
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.
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.
|Notice the colors get weird looking in the render that is normal.|