Originally Posted by TyrantII
Could have sworn the earlier seasons were less than HD, but maybe I'm just thinking of VOY or mixing it up with Firefly. Did find this for those interested
I've had correspondence with some of the VFX folks on Enterprise
and basically when the series started the VFX were 480p and upscaled (as you said, like Firefly
). As the series progressed the resolution gradually increased until it was around 1k (720p).
Going to have to disagree with Doug there. The right thing is to render it at the highest possible resolution and added filters/correction in post. Up-resing and relying on the soft resolution of blowing up the picture is cheap and lazy. Necessary for the time constraints and needs of the studio, sure, but it's not the right way to go about it to get the best image for a scene.
Very true. CG VFX in films these days are typically 2k-4k (6k-8k for stuff like The Dark Knight Rises
) and nobody's saying it's "too sharp". The problem is rendering so it properly integrates into the non-FX elements, and that takes additional time and money.Edited by PeterTHX - 10/18/12 at 7:41am