What is an IMF CPL?
In the fourth season of ‘Bruce’s Shorts’, Bruce Devlin takes a look at the Interoperable Master Format (IMF). Episode 3 answers the question, What is an IMF composition play list (CPL)? Those familiar with digital cinema will have come across the term CPL. Bruce explain what it means in the context of IMF.
The CPL is the timeline description of an IMF composition. It defines what media should be played in what order and what the track arrangements are.
If you missed episodes 1 and 2,
1. What is IMF?, check this link: Bruce‘s Shorts | 4.1 - Why does IMF exist?
2. What is an IMF IMP? check this link: Bruce‘s Shorts | 4.2 - Why does IMF IMP?
IMF is standardised by the SMPTE as ST 2067.
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