Distribution to YouTube, iTunes, Hulu, AOL and more.
Price: $70 ($50 when added to to the Single or Premier Packages)
Video Delivery Requirements
As a vendor to the world’s top video outlets, we are required to ensurethe highest possible video quality using professional post-production practices. Adheringto the following specifications will ensure your videos do not fail quality control or delayyour release. These requirements are designed around our retail partners’ very strictstandards.
• APPLE PRO RES 422 (HQ) video file in .MOV container (preferred); or
• 8/10-BIT UNCOMPRESSED video file in .MOV container; or
• AVID DNxHD video file in .MOV container; or
• DIGITAL BETA tape
• Original/master resolution, frame rate and interlacing cadence
• Cannot be up-converted from compressed media (e.g. H.264, MP4, DV, MPG, WMV)
• Cannot derive from DVD’s, miniDV’s or other consumer-grade masters
• Must have “frame independence” – no frame blending or duplicate frames, often caused byNTSC-PAL or PAL-NTSC conversions, editing 24 fps video in a 30 fps edit timeline, deinterlacing 24P footage containing a telecine cadence, or by mixing frame rates
• No credits, titles and/or chyron (these should be supplied separately in metadata)
• Must contain at least one frame of black at the beginning and end and no more than 1 second.
• No watermarks, bugs, DVD logos, promotional intros, release dates,websites, color bars, title cards, slates or countdowns
For Video Files Only
• Exported from edit timeline or captured directly to this format from theuncompressed master (cannot do through Firewire)
• Audio should be in PCM format, 48.000 kHz, 16-bit and properly tagged in stereo
• If shot in 24P, video should arrive in 23.98 or 24 fps progressive (no interlaced frames)
• For reference, typical file sizes for music videos range from about 1.2GB to 10GB
For Tapes Only
• If edited in HD, must be delivered as video file• Beta SP (analog) is acceptable only if it is a master and not aduplicate, and if no Digital Beta version is available
• More than one video per tape is acceptable only if the tape’s case isclearly labeled with each video’s details and start time
Common Reasons for Quality Control Rejection
• The video is de-interlaced, and therefore pixels are visible on diagonals
• The video has duplicate or merged frames
• The video is cropped, less than 720 pixels wide or contains black pillars (curtains)
• The video has artifacts, glitches, dropped frames or audio clicks, pops or outages
• The video shows signs of compression, arrives on video DVD orin a compressed codec like DV, MP4 or H.264
• The audio is monoClick HERE to sign up for Music Video Distribution
**After you have signed up for distribution, we will instruct you on where to send your files to us.**
.Music Video Distribution
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