I’m trying to set up a Cuts/CutItems workflow and I’m having trouble getting RV to respect the
cut_item_out of the version linked to the CutItem or even the “base” version linked to the Cut.
See the image below for details of the CutItems I’m working with:
It’s the second CutItem (cut order 2) that’s causing me issues. It’s linked to a Version for the full length mov of the cut reference, and I’m trying to set it up so that the the
out trims down the full video to fit in the slot between our actual shots*.
*CutItem 2 represents a part of the sequence we won’t be working on.
You can see that the
out are quite different from the CutItems representing Shots because the timecode of the cut reference mov is different to the Versions create for the shots, which are render jpg sequences.
I can load the Cut in RV 2021.0.2 using the Screening Room browser, and the 1st and 3rd CutItems/Versions for my Shots work fine, but the 2nd CutItem/Version is just a still frame of the first frame of the mov.
As far as my understanding of the Cuts/CutItems workflow goes it seems like its designed to be able to handle this kind of workflow of assembling Versions into an EDL and play it back in RV, but I can’t seem to get it to work.
If anyone has any tips or advice for what I might be doing wrong that would be much appreciated.
Thanks in advance.
PS: One detail that may be relevant is that the Versions created for CutItems 1 and 3 only have
sg_path_to_frames and CutItem 2 only has
sg_path_to_movie filled in. When switching the source to either the frames or mov the CutItems 1 & 3 will always play back but CutItem 2 is always stuck on the first frame. This happens if I use the Shotgun>Swap Media>Play Frames/Movie or the Shotgun>Current Source Prefs>Play Frames/Movie