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Ben AllanTimecode not matching?
by on Mar 12, 2015 at 1:14:03 am

So maybe this is a silly but surely something is a miss here.
My video was encoded fine from Squeeze with timecode (see fig 1) As you can see in quicktime the codes match up with the time fine.
When i go to the same place in Premiere (fig 2) it goes out? Why is this and how can i fix it?

Yes the frame rates are the same 23.97. This matches the sequence.

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(Let me know if i've done the links wrong, thanks.


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Vince BecquiotRe: Timecode not matching?
by on Mar 12, 2015 at 3:06:09 am

Hi Ben,

Is the footage interpreted correctly? You can check the interpret settings by right clicking on the clip in the project panel.

Vince Becquiot

Indigo Live | Kaptis Media

San Francisco Bay Area


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Ben AllanRe: Timecode not matching?
by on Mar 12, 2015 at 3:10:28 am

Hmm didn't know about this. What am I looking for? The frame rate is correct?


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Vince BecquiotRe: Timecode not matching?
by on Mar 12, 2015 at 3:16:26 am

Yes, is it interpreted as 23.976?

Vince Becquiot

Indigo Live | Kaptis Media

San Francisco Bay Area


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Ben AllanRe: Timecode not matching?
by on Mar 12, 2015 at 3:17:28 am

Yes it is :/


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Vince BecquiotRe: Timecode not matching?
by on Mar 12, 2015 at 3:26:12 am

hmm, it also looks like the difference is close to what a drop frame vs non drop would give you. You might want to look those settings throughout your workflow.

Vince Becquiot

Indigo Live | Kaptis Media

San Francisco Bay Area


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Ben AllanRe: Timecode not matching?
by on Mar 12, 2015 at 3:33:55 am

OK thanks for your help. it was actually done in Fcp 7 (not my choice). Then encoded for the sound mix and composer. Now the director is matching it up like this in premiere and finding this problem. It's only one file in premiere and the timecode matches fine up to this point?


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Ben AllanRe: Timecode not matching?
by on Mar 12, 2015 at 3:36:02 am

Is there a way to check for dropped frames? I've not come across it in Premiere sorry?


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Vince BecquiotRe: Timecode not matching?
by on Mar 12, 2015 at 3:42:20 am

You can right click on the timecode to change it from drop to non drop and see if that helps. If you drag the footage to the new sequence icon in the project panel it should create a new sequence with the correct settings.

Vince Becquiot

Indigo Live | Kaptis Media

San Francisco Bay Area


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Ben AllanRe: Timecode not matching?
by on Mar 12, 2015 at 3:52:42 am

yup that's how i made it.
The dropped frames at 30fps didn't seem to do anything either. Sorry i don't mean to shoot down everything your suggesting, i'm trying it all out i promise :)


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Tero AhlforsRe: Timecode not matching?
by on Mar 12, 2015 at 4:59:31 am

[Ben Allan] "The dropped frames at 30fps didn't seem to do anything either."

I think it wouldn't if your footage is 23,976. For some reason the source panel in our Premiere is showing a drop frame timecode which can be easily seen by the ;-marks in the timecode and the program panel is non-drop frame. You should probably double check your footage and sequence.


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Ben AllanRe: Timecode not matching?
by on Mar 12, 2015 at 12:42:24 pm
Last Edited By Ben Allan on Mar 12, 2015 at 12:49:45 pm

Where did you see the ;- mark? I've checked the footage. the countdown at the start is 30fps. Everything else is 23.97. Is this the problem? Also if this is the case why does the timecode not drop when I export it the first time before it goes into Premiere?


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