Digital Cinema Naming Convention

Appendix #11

Creation Date


The date field indicates when the DCP was created. 

In the Composition Playlist

The Issue Date of the DCP is listed at //IssueDate:

<CompositionPlaylist>

     xmlns="http://www.smpte-ra.org/schemas/429-7/2006/CPL">

     ...

     <IssueDate>2010-05-10T00:00:00</IssueDate>

     ...

</CompositionMetadataAsset>


Additional Notes:

     This is the closest equivalent in the CPL.  According to SMPTE 429-7, this field is intended to contain "the time and date at which the Composition Playlist was issued".