These topics are presented within the context of adding Color Bars and Tone at the beginning of your Sequence prior to output. However:
You can change Timecode values and/or types (that is, Drop Frame or Non-Drop Frame) whenever you need.
Note that it is okay to first add the Filler to accommodate the Color Bars, Tone, and Slate, and then to change the Timecode. I'm simply showing you to change the Timecode first because this is my personal preference.
See the There's more... section after the recipe of steps for discussion of other methods and situations for setting Sequence Timecode.
Before we get into the recipe of steps, let's start with some helpful background information. When mastering in a professional situation, we must:
Make sure that the very first frame of the content (for example, film, TV show, commercial, and so on) is placed precisely in the Sequence, so that its Timecode value is on the hour frame exactly. For example, in the U.S., we would...