Submit your video in the highest quality available. 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. 2 sec before/after program. No color bars, slate, MPAA/FBI cards, test-tone, pre-roll, post-roll.

  • No burnt-in subtitles. (Exception: Trailer - see below.)

  • 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

We accept:

  • Single stream (interleaved) 2-Channel Stereo

  • Single stream (interleaved) 5.1 or 7.1. Channels must be properly labeled.

  • Single stream 5.1 + stereo (total of 8 channels). Channels must be properly labeled.

  • When you have multiple audio streams, stereo Lt Rt must be present and identified. Use the Description field of the video to clarify the channel layout if needed. For example, your video has two stereo streams - stream 1 is LtRt and stream 2 is M&E, this should be noted in the Description field.

We don't accept:

  • Mono audio (only 1 stream). If your title is mixed in mono, export as dual mono (two identical channels)

  • Split audio configuration, i.e. each channel is encoded as a separate audio stream

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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