I have had a quicktime master rejected by Universal QC on the grounds that it has "no timecode embedded in the file".
Does PP not typically send out TC w a video export? I don't see anything in Premiere's export dialogues about including or excluding TC.
This is not about visual burned-in timecode; they're looking for 'embedded timecode' as part of the file. (From the tape master era it would have been VITC or LTC... right? I'm a little out of my depth here.)