[MacDV] Emergency Query on MetaData??!!

Dave Walker davewalker1 at mac.com
Wed Jan 17 14:25:58 PST 2007


I had a similar problem recently - the best tool I found for the job  
was this


It allows you to change the metadata in the timecode track of a  
quicktime movie.
It saved me about 2 days extra work

Hope this helps


On 17 Jan 2007, at 20:01, Lanny Cotler wrote:

> I'm trying to sync up two camcorders' footage via TIME STAMP  
> metadata. By "metadata" I'm referring to the TIME, F-Stop, and  
> other info about the shot.
> I'm in an emergency-crunch situation on a job. I need some help,  
> please.
> I have to sync up and edit footage from two different camcorders (a  
> PD-150 and a VX2K). Half of the footage in each was shot  
> independent to the other. And half was shot simultaneously of the  
> same activity, from different angle, of course.
> I'm looking for a way to sync up the simultaneously shot footage,  
> scores of shots.
> We're making a promo video of specialized construction activity. We  
> had two cameras zipping around shooting the process.
> The best way I can think of...I can't figure out how to make happen.
> I want to utilize the TIME-STAMP data that runs continuously on a  
> tape to sync up the footage, but I don't know how to get the TIME  
> STAMP data to show up in Final Cut Pro.
> Does anyone know if/how this is possible? It seems like a obvious  
> thing to do.
> I must deliver an edited version in a week.
> Lanny
> Willits, CA
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