[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]

Re: Feature Mastering Practices

David L. Tosh wrote:

>  What is commonly called an "A" frame is the two field
> film frame

Thanks for the correction, proof that fingers operate independently from the

> My further question is: why not start the picture on the second and
> subsequent reels with exactly the timecode number that would follow the
> last frame of picture on the previous reel? Any editing operation to join
> the parts would only need to edit at the same timecode number as the first
> field of black following the picture.

This would be a nice thing to do but, in most cases, it is the clients
(studios) who are set in their fomatted worlds and are very resistant to
change. At least if we all keep the practice of starting at 'A' frames and
keeping the sequence consistant throughout the project we will have covered
our tails!


Thanks to Henninger Media Services for support in 1998.
No product marketing allowed on the main TIG.  Contact rob at alegria.com
1012 subscribers in 39 countries on Tue Sep 15 18:14:03 CDT 1998 
subscribe/unsubscribe with that Subject: to telecine-request at alegria.com
complete information on the TIG website http://www.alegria.com/tig3/