Delivery Requirements

    MASTERING MEDIA RECEIPT SPECIFICATIONS:

      Please deliver your files at the highest resolution possible, based upon you session capabilities.

  • DIGITAL HI-RESOLUTION WAV OR AIFF FILES ARE PREFERRED FOR UPLOAD
  • PHYSICAL MEDIA INCLUDING CDs or PHYSICAL DRIVES ARE ALSO ACCEPTABLE
  • PLEASE INCLUDE IN-DEPTH DOCUMENTATION INCLUDING ARTIST/BAND NAME, ALBUM TITLE, SONG TITLES, SEQUENCE, ETC.
  • PLEASE INCLUDE ALL ADDITIONAL METADATA INCLUDING ISRC CODES, UPC, INDIVIDUAL SONG INFO, ETC.
  • GENERAL IDEAS, COMMENTS AND SUGGESTIONS ABOUT YOUR EXPECTATIONS ARE CERTAINLY WELCOME

    WHAT WE WILL DELIVER:

  • INITIALLY A REFERENCE MASTER (DDP files w/ embedded player) WILL BE PROVIDED FOR YOUR APPROVAL
  • IF CHANGES ARE REQUIRED, ONE OR MORE REVISIONS ARE INCLUDED
  • ALL REFS AND MASTERS WILL BE DELIVERED AS DDP FILES (w/ embedded player) UNLESS OTHERWISE SPECIFIED
  • THERE WILL ADDITIONAL CHARGES FOR ALTERNATE MASTERS (I.E.- INSTRUMENTALS, VINYL PRE-MASTER, “MASTERED FOR ITUNES, ETC.)
  • FILES FOR ALTERNATE MASTERS MUST BE PROVIDED ALONG WITH REGULAR FILES

POST-PRODUCTION MEDIA RECEIPT SPECIFICATIONS: 

Divide your film into 20-30 minute reels, depending upon the size of your session.

  • THE FIRST REEL SHOULD HAVE A TITLE CARD (I.E.- MOVIE TITLE, EDITOR, FRAME RATE, QUICKTIME FORMAT, ETC.)
  • ALL AUDIO SHOULD BE DELIVERED AS EITHER AN OMF OR AAF FILE.
  • ALWAYS INCLUDE A ONE SECOND 2-POP AND TAIL-POP, WITH A CORRESPONDING COLOR BAR, TWO SECONDS BEFORE THE PICTURE BEGINS/ENDS.
  • DIVIDE THE REELS SO TIMECODE IS CONTINUOUS, IF POSSIBLE.
  • PLEASE INCLUDE A SEPARATE QUICKTIME H.264 FILE WITH TIMECODE BURN-IN AND FORMAT AT 1920×1080.
  • ENCAPSULATE/EMBED FILES FROM ORIGINAL AND INCLUDE AT LEAST 5 SECOND HANDLES

    WHAT WE WILL DELIVER:

  • INITIALLY YOU WILL RECEIVE QUICKTIME FILES FOR STEREO REFERENCE AND APPROVAL
  • 5.1 SURROUND AUDIO WILL BE DELIVERED AS DISCRETE 6-CHANNEL AUDIO (L,C.R,Ls, Ls, LFE)
  • ALSO ALL NECESSARY STEMS WILL BE DELIVERED (DIALOG, FX/FOLEY, MUSIC, MUSIC/FX)
  • ALL STEMS WILL INCLUDE STEREO AND SURROUND ELEMENTS
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