QC notes to editing sequence


Compare a editing sequence with OCF QC notes (Quality Control notes for original camera files) from all shooting days. Upload up to 15 QC CSV files and one master editing sequence to compare and filter all notes. Export all relevant notes as markers for Resolve, Premiere Pro and CSV file.

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QC Notes

Sequence

Export Format
Timeline






QC Marker Colors

Red Marker Red: QC notes within a range of 25 frames
Prange Marker Yellow/Orange: QC notes before the cut time range
Pink Marker Pink: QC notes after the cut time range


Upload

QC Notes: CSV File from Silverstack
Value needs to be seperated by Semikolon, e.g.: Name;Label;Episode;Scene;Shot;Take;Cue Points
The CSV File needs to have at least a "Name" and "Cue Points" column. Every Cue Point needs to contain a TC, Marker Typ, Length and QC Note, seperated by a vertical bar "|". Cue Point Notes can not contain any Comma. Example: 12:19:47.03 | Mark | 0 | focus
Multiple Cue Points need to be seperated by Comma, e.g.: 12:19:47.03 | Mark | 0 | focus, 12:22:35.21 | Mark | 0 | camera shake

Please check the Demo CSV File: YYYYMMDD_DAY001_QC.csv


QC Notes: Simple CSV File
Values can be seperated by Semikolon or Comma, e.g.: Filename;Timecode;Note
Other columns will be ignored. Please do not use any Commas in QC Notes. Example: "A001C002XYZ.mov";"13:23:01:20";"focus"
File extension will be removed in process. One row for each QC Note and Timecode. Multiple rows for same file is possible.

Please check the Demo CSV File: simple_qc_file.csv


Timeline: XML
Make sure to flatten your sequence bevore you export it, in case you are using Multi-Cam Clips (Select all files, right click, Multi-Camera, Flatten Clips).


Timeline: EDL
Export your editing sequence as EDL File from your favorite editing software. Be aware that you can only check one video layer with EDL files. Because of missing framerate informations, there can be QC marker offsets, if you have footage with other framerates than your timeline.


Export/Download

DaVinci Resolve Marker EDL
How to Import Timeline Markers?
Create a new timeline or open a timeline in your project
Make a right click on the sequence timeline in your media tab. It will open an popup.
Navigate to: Timelines > Import > Timeline Markers from EDL
Select the edl marker file for Resolve and the markers will be loaded.
In case you don’t see any markers, make sure they are in the right timecode area and try to zoom out of your timeline.
If you can not find the option „Timeline Markers from EDL“ make sure you selected a sequence in your media tab.
Resolve does not support special chars in markers.


Adobe Premiere Pro Marker XML
How to Import Timeline Markers?
Go to: File -> Import
Select a xml file with markers and import.
In case you don’t see any markers, make sure they are in the right timecode area and try to zoom out of your timeline.


Other Export Formats: CSV & TXT
- CSV with the following columns: No., Timecode In, Timecode Out, Frame In, Frame Out, Name, Comment, Color, File Name, File
- Simple Text File (TXT) with the following informations: Timecode, Filename, QC Note


Working with Duplikates

Please make sure you work with unique filenames in your production. If you have multiple files with the same filename in your projekt, the converter will add all qc markers to these files. File comparisons are case insensitive.

Data Storage

All uploaded files will be deleted directly after proccessing and are not saved on the server. A new upload is necessary for each file processing, unless you saved them in your user account. The generated export files will only be available for one hour before it is deleted.




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