Submit your video in the highest quality available. Our file size limit is 600gb, so go ahead and send us the best quality video you have. Learn more.

Video Codec

Preferred:

  • Apple ProRes 422 & 422 HQ (not LT, Proxy, 4444, XQ or any other)

  • Avid DNxHR (SQ & up)

  • Avid DNxHD (min. 145 for 1080p, 80 for 720p, 60 for SD)

Potentially Acceptable:

  • H.264, min. 2 MBit/s for SD, 15 MBit/s for HD, 50 MBit/s for UHD/4k.

  • MPEG-2,

  • DV, DVCAM, DVCPRO and variants

Title must meet Filmhub’s Compression Requirements. Learn More.

File Format

mov, mp4, mpg/mpeg, ts, mkv, and ogg. Max 600GB file size.

Video

  • Max. 5 sec before program starts and 2 sec after program ends. No color bars, slate, MPAA/FBI cards, test-tone, pre-roll, post-roll.

  • Video must start and end on at least 1 black frame.

  • No burned-in subtitles throughout (Exception: Trailer - see below). Partial burned-in subtitles are acceptable for mixed-language or inaudible dialogue. See Text Tracks.

  • Not interlaced. Learn more.

  • No blended frames, ghosting. Learn more.

  • No padding, letterboxing, pillarboxing.

  • No URLs or promos (e.g. websites, Facebook, coming soon dates, available to download)

  • Square pixels. Learn more.

Resolution

Width min. 640 pixels. Original resolution. Do not upscale or downscale.

Frame rates

Original framerate: 23.976, 24, 25, 29.97 or 30. Do not convert framerate unless the source is not a supported one, for example, do convert 59.97/60 fps to 29.97/30 fps.

Avoid duplicated frames and blended frames.

Chapter & Ad Breaks

How To Add Chapter & Ad Breaks

Audio

Codec

  • PCM: min. 48 kHz 16 Bit

  • AC-3, AAC, or MP3: min. 128 kbps (stereo)

Channel layout

Stereo (Lt Rt) is required. We also support any additional audio stream and channel configuration including all surround formats. With surround audio, discrete Lt Rt audio is required in addition.

If the title is or was ever available in surround, we require surround plus Lt Rt tracks.

Here are some examples.

Trailer

In addition to the requirements above (Codec, Resolution, etc.):

  • Burned-in English subtitles for non-English dialog required

  • Max. 6 min, recommended 2:30 or less

  • Only 1 trailer

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