TECHNICAL SPECS  &  SUBMISSION REQUIREMENTS

 

Feature Film source files can be delivered on a hard drive:

(FedEx or UPS with tracking) and formatted either HFS+, HFS, NTFS, EXT2, EXT3 or EXT4.

Files can also be uploaded to our server and we'll traffic your film directly to your requested destination. Using a courier will reduce the headache of uploading large files and make your turn around time faster.

 

Short Films and Audio can be uploaded to our serer using the following specifications:

 

Video Formats for both Shorts and Features are:

 

VIDEO:

QUICKTIME: .MOV, .AVI or AVID DHxHD

FRAME RATES: 23.98, 24, 47.96, 48 (DCI COMPLIANT) 25, 29.97. 30, 50, 48, 59.94, 60 (SMPTE)

ACCEPTABLE CODECS: PRORES (422, HQ, 4444 OR 4444XQ), DNxHD,

XDCAM-EX, DVCPRO HD AND AVC INTRA

 

*For best results use a frame rate (fps) of 24P OR 25P.  Frame rates of 50i or 60i are acceptable as well as 23.976/23.98 but will need to be converted TO 24P OR 25P before a DCP can be generated. *Frame Rate Conversion is an additional expense.

 

COMPRESSION: APPLE PRORES (HQ) 4:4:4 OR 4:2:2 Quicktime files are preferred for the best screening scenario.

 

ASPECT RATIO: FLAT, SCOPE OR ANAMORPHIC ?

 

FLAT:

2k FULL WIDTH: 2048 x HEIGHT: 1080 (1.85:1)

4K FULL WIDTH: 4096 x HEIGHT: 2160 (1.85:1)

 

SCOPE:

2K WIDTH: 2048 x HEIGHT: 858 (2.39:1))

4K WIDTH: 4096 x HEIGHT: 1716 (2.39:1)

2K STEREOSCOPIC: 2x WIDTH: 2048 x HEIGHT: 1080

 

IMAGE SEQUENCES:

ACCEPTABLE FORMATS: JPEG, TIFF, DPX AND CINEON

SEQUENTIAL FILES ACCESSIBLE FROM ONE FILE DIRECTORY ONLY

NO ANAMORPHIC IMAGES.

 

AUDIO:

STEREO • 5.1 SURROUND • 7.1 SURROUND

.WAV or .AIF

24BIT • 48K • DISCREET CHANNELS

 

TAPE SUBMISSIONS ARE ALSO ACCEPTED WITH PRIOR ARRANGEMENTS.

​Please contact us at one of the phone numbers below with any questions.