Audio - Video - EDL Specs
Embedded AAF [Preferred] or OMF [Non-embedded OMF can’t be open in Protools]
10 seconds handles minimum
48 khz - 24bits Preferred. [Other format will be converted at the studio]
Breakdown the OMF/AAF export in more than 1 file [1-2, then 3-4...] if needed to not exceed the 2Gb file limit.
A lined Script and Sound Dailies report
Avid MXF [Preferred]
MPEG-A,H264, m4v [Acceptable]
mp4 Not Accepted
1920 x 1080
23.98 [23.976] or what ever your final master frame rate will be
Data Rate not less than 150Mbit/s
Very Small window Time Code at the TOP [See picture below]
Academy Leader with 2 pop
Separate Dial on the Left Channel and everything else on the Right Channel
Format/Type: Frame count: CMX3600, SMPTE File32 or any text based format 23.98, 24, 25, 29.97…
Sort order: Master (Record In) order
Reel ID Type: Tape (Sound Roll)
FYI: When the EDL is being used to conform (assemble) location WAV files, the Reel ID (roll name) of each event needs to contain the Tape or Sound Roll meta data stored in each WAV file. If this is not available, an alternative way to link the files is to export the WAV filename in the comments of each event.
Dupe List Type: None
Options: Export Clip Name in comments
Optimization: Dissolves as Cuts and Wipes as Cuts
Audio/Video Tracks: A/V lists can be loaded. Unused tracks can be deleted
Protools Session [Preferred] 48Khz - 24Bits - Wav files labelled with Time Code location in the film.
Stereo Delivery: 1 Audio file of the full mix and up to 8 separated instruments stems matching the full mix.
2 Pop and End Pop
PT Session Start: 00.58.00.00