you can remove pulldown in compressor if the material is true 24p and if the pulldown is in a standard "cadence."
Duplicate the appropriate preset and in the encoder panel in video settings change the frame rate to 23.976 fps. You have to do this manually, as for some reason or other, 24p is not on the list of available frame rates.
In the frame controls panel, enable the frame controls and in Output Fields, set it to progressive
and in Deinterlace set it to reverse telecine.
Rate conversion should be set to 100% of source.
I don't think there are any issues with the quality settings, but can't hurt to set them to best.
You can just process a short test in compressor by setting an in and out in the preview window.
You'll need to step through the exported quikctime to make sure each frame is discrete.
If you're not familiar with compressor and need further help, let me know.
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