Tape/Reel name - Metadata

Wed Jan 31, 2018 2:26 pm

Hi all
Apologies if this has been asked before. Is there any reason why the reel name recorded in the metadata is a truncated version of the filename (A014R25M) and not the filename in full - A014C004_171117_R25M

I understand that there is a legacy issue with CMX3600s and 8 bit names but that problem doesnt exist anymore with the formats used by edit houses. Does anybody still use the reel name metadata in this truncated format?

Wouldnt it be better if the reel name was A014C004_171117_R25M? It would stop editors from having to change metadata on project setup.
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Re: Tape/Reel name - Metadata

Mon Feb 05, 2018 4:15 pm

Dear Pete,

why would you have to change any metadata? Is you reel name incorrect (so also the file name?)
Which system do you use for editorial?

Jan Heugel
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