really....idk what to say haha. Good song, and edit, should have color graded with the cinemascope ratio and less shaky shots (I know you were trying to go for that a bit) but like a smoother shake would be nice.
That's exactly what I was thinking, the h264 codec is a highly compressed codec. DVCPROHD for example is not a compressed codec and runs a much higher bitrate because of that, making it a "higher quality" codec. Curious to hear more about the HDR.
File formats that contain a lot of data (p2) need a higher bitrate in order to operate smoothly. People by nature like being able to quantify things in the form of one convenient number (bitrate) rather than the numerous factors that are really at play, and people sometimes associate high bitrate with high quality. Thus, you see people boasting how high the bitrate is on their 5d when all it does is make the files bigger. Why? Because the h.264 codec doesn't contain any information that justifies the high bit rate. All you're doing is taking a thin, fragile codec and making it bigger. You're watering it down instead of adding more ingredients.