Reduce sequences to a single layer, or minimum layers possible.
Import the XML from the editing software.
File - Media Management - Timelines, choose Copy and folder for trim.
Please create a media managed folder with 25 / 50 frame handles on each clip instead of sending a full take of each clip so it doesn't take ages to download.
Choose "relink" to new files - start - trim is ready.
Very rarely happens, but some shots switch between each other. It means that the timecodes are confused and they have the same values.
RENDER SETTINGS FOR DIFFERENT CAMERA RAW SOURCES
SENDING FILES TO THE COLORIST
Name of the project's folder:
*NAME name of the project, use Latin alphabet only
*DATE date of the grading session
trim files + timeline DRT (should be created automatically during trim)
preview file with source file names and timecodes burned-in
XML or AAF of approved original edit with all effects you applied
quicktime Reference as h264 1080p of approved original edit with all effects
Simplify all nested sequences to the main timeline and flatten Multicam clips.
Provide XML or AAF of each sequence to be colored.
Provide Quicktime Reference as h264 1080p that matches the XML / AAF provided. Including comps, graphics, audio, repos, speed ramps with source filenames and timecodes burned-in.
Open Davinci Resolve import source files.
Check the conform with the preview file.
Choose a timeline that you need to collect, then either "Used media" or "Used media and trim keeping XX handles" (if needed).
Send all material 1 day before the session.
Please remember that any files delay counts as the time of your session.
Go to the project settings.
Check the box, we are interested in what is in the pink circle.