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Re: WAY OT: Video Sync

Perhaps you need to save the file first as a single AVI/etc file, and then

> I'm scoring a short (8+ min) local DV project and am having a fit with
> issues.
> Here's the lowdown:
> I was given a QuickTime file of the final visual edit.  I'm using Nuendo
> a PC, which can import and display video, so that's cool.  I finish my
> preliminary score, making sure certain moments in the audio line up with
> certain frames of the video.  Ok, great.  However, even though I took
> care to line up an audio event with a video frame-and it does indeed
> to be in sync if I place my cursor at that position in the timeline-if I
> play the file from the beginning, the sync drifts.  Ok, so that's 
> so I make sure I set up my Nuendo project the with the same frame rate as
> the QuickTime file.  In the media pool, the QuickTime is described as
> 29.97fps, so that's what I set my project to (and my timeline view to).
> Same problem: drift.  I talk to the film maker and he says he's editing 
> 29.97dfps (drop-frame), so I say, Ok, reconfigure my project, realign all
> the audio events and, low and behold, the thing seems to be in sync (or
> it when I ignores the drop-frame that it appeared to be in sync-I can't
> remember).  That is, up until I replace the audio in the original
> file and now I'm off like eleven seconds over the 8:20 project!
> It's at this point that I took the CD containing the QuickTime file and
> tried to swallow it.
> I've hit the Nuendo website and support is thin.  I don't expect a reply
> from customer service for a while.
> Anyone with actual hands-on experience know the answer to this?
> Lindsay Graham
> sonic detritus:
> left of eliot
> http://leftofeliot.iuma.com