That is probably because HDV is true widescreen (16/9) and DV is not.
Motion> Scale ....it up a little more.
Instead of Scale to Frame Size, use the Scale parameter of the Motion effect to scale it down so that it fills left to right. You can then copy that to all the other HDV clips.
In case it's not abundantly clear from the first three posts, PPro is behaving correctly. Scale to Frame Size adjusts the size of the source so that one dimension fits within the sequence's dimensions. In the process, it maintains the source's image aspect ratio. Therefore, if the image aspect ratio of the source does not precisely match that of the sequence, then space will be left along the sides or the top and bottom.
As Ann pointed out, HDV is exactly 16:9, whereas widescreen DV is not. Hence, narrow pillarboxes.
What you seem to be expecting, at least implicitly, is for PPro to not only scale the source but also stretch it to fill the frame completely.
You have two options to eliminate the pillarboxing:
- Use the Scale effect with "Uniform Scale" option enabled, in which case you'll end up effectively cropping off the top and bottom.
- Disable Uniform Scale and then bump up the Scale Width, which stretches the image.
Thanks, Everyone! This gives me a great understanding of what the issue is, and what steps to take. I appreciate it!