June 3, 2015 at 7:15PM


What is the best way to share RAW files with a collaborator across state lines?

I'm a BMPCC shooter. I am collaborating across state lines. What workflow do you suggest for getting the RAW (Cinema .dng) files to my guy so he can color them once I have the edit ready? I have Amazon cloud storage with unlimited space, but it only allows per file sharing, and I have the standard free accounts with Google Drive and Dropbox.


Sending a mirror of your project with all the files on a harddrive could the fastest method, depending on the size of the project.
You can send it before you finish the edit, as long as you don't add new footage. After your guy got it, you only need to exchange small projectfiles/XML-files to give him the latest edit.
He can send you 'dailies' of the grade through G Drive/Dropbox.

Or, if you have a fast upload connection and he has good downloadspeed to keep up, you can use BitTorrent Sync. I used it to send a complete, yet small project across the Atlantic.
It took 2 days to complete: the uploadspeed on my side was a bit slow.
But it transfered the complete content of the designated projectfolder in 1 click.

June 8, 2015 at 12:10PM

Director, DOP, Writer, Editor, Producer

Thanks WB!

Jake the film guy Keenum

June 13, 2015 at 10:13AM

Thank you. I was wondering the same thing. Good to know!

July 26, 2017 at 9:11AM


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