[Tig] Broken pulldown sequence

Sean McKee sean
Tue Feb 1 22:35:13 GMT 2005

HI Michael,

Our company could provide you with an analysis of where the pulldown cadence
breaks are, as well as what cadence is expected, and what is actually there.

You can contact me off list.


Sean McKee
Screen Time Images

On 1/31/05 6:55 PM, "Michel Lapointe" <lapointemichel at sympatico.ca> wrote:

> Thanks to Stuart Spence and Cine Post for supporting the TIG.
> --
> I am looking for advice on the following project:
> Scanning a number of film transfers on which we suspect the pulldown
> sequence was broke at inserts. Various inserts throughouts special projects
> (no lists...) and assembly of film rolls for feature films.
> Film transfers were made on digibeta. Time code  is drop frame, so checking
> for the recurrence of a pattern ("Aframes are 00, 05...") is not possible. I
> need a reliable way to find if the pulldown was broken and if so, where.
> There is hours of the stuff and I don't feel like scanning it frame per
> frame :-).
> Any software / capture setup could do this automatically for me?  I am
> concerned also about the effect of the broken sequence
> when undoing the pulldown to go back to 24 frames when digitizing. Any
> thoughts / discussions are welcomed, both on or off forum.
> Thanks you,
> Michel Lapointe
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