Apparently I replied to gstreamer-devel which I am not a member so here goes again:

Thanks for the reply, David.  This gets me close because I can bulk convert all my tga images to png before running gst-launch.

In that wiki article entry it has me creating an Ogg Theora video file.  Is there some lower-level, lossless, file format I can use instead?

On Tue, Jan 6, 2009 at 5:38 PM, David Schleef <ds@entropywave.com> wrote:
On Thu, Jan 01, 2009 at 06:18:27PM -0800, Adam B wrote:
> Hello all,
>
> I have a bunch of TGA image files that I want to convert into a raw,
> uncompressed video.  Can I do this with gst-launch?  Seems like it would be
> a simple thing to do but I'm not having much luck with my google searches.

It's much simpler if you have PNG images, in which case you can
start from the pipeline in the wiki page:

 http://gstreamer.freedesktop.org/wiki/MultiFileSrc



dave...