Standard fields for tracking cut information

Below is a description of the standard fields Shotgun uses to track cut information based on actual use cases and client feedback. These standards are published to help ensure tools and integrations with third-party applications work consistently for all Shotgun clients.

Shot fields

Field name (field type) internal_field_name Description and usage Example
Cut In (number) sg_cut_in The first frame used in the Cut. This input comes from editorial and is used for playback of movie and frames. 15
Cut Out (number) sg_cut_out The last frame used in the Cut. This input comes from editorial and is used for playback of movie and frames. 125
Cut Duration (number) sg_cut_duration The duration of this Shot in the Cut. 111
Cut Order (number) sg_cut_order The order that the Shot plays in the overall Cut for the entire Project. Used for sorting Shots and Versions of Shots when playing in cut order, and pulling in neighboring Shots of Versions to the current one being viewed. 210000007
Head In (number) sg_head_in The first frame number that footage is available for this Shot. 11
Tail Out (number) sg_tail_out The last frame number that footage is available for this Shot. 130
Working Duration (number) sg_working_duration The full duration of available frames in this Shot from Head In to Tail Out. 120

Version fields

Field name (field type) internal_field _name Description and usage Example
Uploaded Movie (file/link) sg_uploaded_movie The file field to contain the uploaded movie file. Used for playback of lower resolution movie media stored in Shotgun. Example N/A
Path to Movie (text) sg_path_to_movie The location of the movie on your local filesystem (not uploaded). Used for playback of lower resolution movie media stored locally. /path/to/movie.mov
Movie Aspect Ratio (float) sg_movie_aspect_ratio The aspect ratio of the movie. Used to format the image correctly for viewing. 1
Movie Has Slate (checkbox) sg_movie_has_slate Indicates whether the movie file has a slate or not. This is used to include or omit the slate from playback. [x]
Path to Frames (text) sg_path_to_frames The location of the high resolution frames on your local filesystem. Used for playback of high resolution frames. /rvshotgundemo/BBB_Short/08_a-team/012/ANIM/001/BBB_08_a-team_012_ANIM_001.#.jpg
First Frame (number) sg_first_frame The first frame number contained in the Version. Used in playback of the movie or frames to calculate the first frame available in the Version. 11
Last Frame (number) sg_last_frame The last frame number contained in the Version. Used in playback of the movie or frames to calculate the last frame available in the Version. 130
Frames Aspect Ratio (float) sg_frames_aspect_ratio The aspect ratio of the high resolution frames. Used to format the image correctly for viewing. 1
Frames Have Slate (checkbox) sg_frames_have_slate Indicates whether the frames have a slate or not. This is used to include or omit the slate from playback. [ ]
Department (text or list) sg_department The department that submitted the Version. This is used to find the latest Version from the same department. ANM
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