DACH - Commercial White Page

This article covers the following regions and countries

• DACH
 • Germany
 • Austria
 • Switzerland

To maintain a consistently high quality product Adstream requires all material for distribution in this region to be supplied to the following specifications

HD

File Specification

Apple ProRes 422HQ 1080/50

Video:
Codec : Apple Quicktime ProRes 422 (HQ)
Container : MOV
Profile : HQ
Chroma Subsample : 4:2:2
Interlacing : Upper/TFF
Frame Size : 1920x1080
Frame Rate : 25 FPS
Aspect Ratio : 16:9

Audio:
Codec : PCM (Little Endian)
Sample Rate : 48kHz
Sample Size : 24bit
Channels : Stereo

XDCAMHD422 1080/50

Video:
Codec : XDCAMHD422
Container : MOV or MXF
Profile : MPEG-2 422P@HL
Bitrate : 50Mb/s CBR
Chroma Subsample : 4:2:2
Interlacing : Upper/TFF
GOP Structure : Long GOP
Frame Size : 1920x1080
Frame Rate : 25 FPS
Aspect Ratio : 16:9

Audio:
Codec : PCM (Little Endian)
Sample Rate : 48kHz
Sample Size : 24bit
Channels : Stereo

HD

Video Level Requirements

TV Format : HDTV
Aspect Ratio : 16:9
Title Safe : 16:9 as per EBU R.95-1

All video signals should comply with ITU-R BT.709-5 and video signals should not exceed the specified limits.

Video levels should not exceed 700mV, or fall below 0mv

HD

Audio Level Requirements

The loudness level of the programme material must be in agreement with the EBU R128-2014 directive, including the following delivery specifications :

EBU R.128-2014
• Integrated Loudness Program : -23 LUFS
• Target Level Tolerance : +/- 0.5 LU
• Maximum True Peak : -3dBTP
• Maximum Momentary : -15 LUFS
• Maximum Short Term Momentary (3 Sec) : -20 LUFS
• Loudness Range : 20 LU

This regional ingest centre runs an automated QC inspection on all incoming files. To avoid delays and to ensure efficient delivery it is recommended that the file header information is not malformed

 

SD

File Specification

IMX 50 625/50

Video:
Codec : MPEG Video
Container : MOV or MXF
Profile : 422P@ML
Bitrate : 50Mb/s CBR
Chroma Subsample : 4:2:2
Interlacing : Upper/TFF
Frame Size : 720x576
Frame Rate : 25 FPS

Audio:
Codec : PCM (Little Endian)
Sample Rate : 48kHz
Sample Size : 16 bit
Channels : Stereo

Apple ProRes 422HQ 625/50

Video:
Codec : Apple Quicktime ProRes 422 (HQ)
Container : MOV
Profile : HQ
Interlacing : Upper/TFF
Frame Size : 720x576
Frame Rate : 25 FPS

Audio:
Codec : PCM (Little Endian)
Sample Rate : 48kHz
Sample Size : 16/24bit
Channels : Stereo

SD

Video Level Requirements

TV Format : PAL
Aspect Ratio : 16:9 FHA
Title Safe : 16:9 as per EBU R.95-1

All Video Signals Should Comply With ITU-R BT.601-7 And Video Signals Should Not Exceed The Specified Limits

Video Levels Should Not Exceed 700mV, Or Fall Below 0mV

SD

Audio Level Requirements

The loudness level of the programme material must be in agreement with the EBU R128-2014 directive, including the following delivery specifications :

EBU R.128-2014
• Integrated Loudness Program : -23 LUFS
• Target Level Tolerance : +/- 0.5 LU
• Maximum True Peak : -3dBTP
• Maximum Momentary : -15 LUFS
• Maximum Short Term Momentary (3 Sec) : -20 LUFS
• Loudness Range : 20 LU

This regional ingest centre runs an automated QC inspection on all incoming files. To avoid delays and to ensure efficient delivery it is recommended that the file header information is not malformed

 

Clock/Slate and Pre & Post Roll Information

  Duration Example Timecode
TVC (Example Duration) 30" 00:00:00:00 - 00:00:29:24

 

Clock/Slate Information

For this region a valid clock/slate is Not Required

No pre or post roll required

 

Local Clearance:

Local clearance in this regions are managed by the legal department at the broadcaster. No pre-approval is needed

 

Additional Information:

There are a few channels which still require audio supplied as per EBU R68. Please check with the German office.

M6, TF1 and C8
The
broadcasters M6, TF1 and C8 require a translation of foreign words into French

Motiv Number / Sujet / SUISA
When booking air time with German, Austrian and Swiss stations, media planners will be provided with or will create a Motiv Number / Sujet / SUISA that must be quoted when delivering material. Please insert this number in the “your reference” field when placing an order on the Adstream system. 

Germany

Infomercials longer than 90 sec have to be marked with "Dauerwerbesendung" from first frame to the end of the spot

Austria
Infomercials longer than 12 minutes have to be marked with "Dauerwerbesendung" from first frame to the end of the spot

Switzerland

Files between 60 and 89 seconds long have to be marked with "Werbung".

Files longer than 90 seconds have to be marked with "Dauerwerbesendung.

Document Revision: 04.08.2022

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