USA and Canada - Commercial White Page - International Delivery

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 1080/59.94

Video:
Codec : Apple Quicktime ProRes 422 (HQ)
Container : MOV
Profile : HQ
Chroma Subsample : 4:2:2
Interlacing : Upper/Top Field First
Frame Size : 1920x1080
Frame Rate : 29.97 FPS
Aspect Ratio : 16:9

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

 

 

HD

Video Level Requirements

TV Format : HDTV
Aspect Ratio : 16:9
Title Safe : 90% Title Safe, 93% Action Safe as per SMPTE 2046-1. See Title Safe guide

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

All commercial soundtracks must be measured using ITU-R BS 1770-3 loudness meter to ensure compliance to the following ATSC A/85 delivery specification :

ATSC A/85
• Integrated Loudness Program : -24 LKFS
• Target Level Tolerance : +/- 2 LU
• Maximum True Peak : -2dBTP

SD

File Specification

Apple ProRes 422HQ 525/59.94

Video:
Codec : Apple Quicktime ProRes 422 (HQ)
Container : MOV
Profile : HQ
Interlacing : Lower/Bottom Field First
Frame Size : 720x486
Frame Rate : 29.97 FPS

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

 

SD

Video Level Requirements

TV Format : NTSC
Aspect Ratio : 4:3
Title Safe : 90% Title Safe, 93% Action Safe as per SMPTE 2046-1. See Title Safe guide

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

All commercial soundtracks must be measured using ITU-R BS 1770-3 loudness meter to ensure compliance to the following ATSC A/85 delivery specification :

ATSC A/85
• Integrated Loudness Program : -24 LKFS
• Target Level Tolerance : +/- 2 LU
• Maximum True Peak : -2dBTP

Clock/Slate and Pre & Post Roll Information

  Duration Example Timecode
Black 2" 00:00:00:00 - 00:00:01:29
Slate 5" 00:00:02:00 - 00:00:06:29
Black 2" 00:00:07:00 - 00:00:08:29
Spot (Example Duration) 30" 00:00:09:00 - 00:00:38:29
Black 1" 00:00:39:00 - 00:00:39:29

 

Clock/Slate Information

For this region a valid clock/slate is Mandatory

The production slate must contain

• AD-ID or ISCI Code
• Title
• Duration

Notes:

  • The maximum number of characters allowed for the HD version is 12 including the H.
  • HD files should include an 'H' on the end, and have the same ISCI and their SD counterpart.
  • Do not include Resolution/Frame Rate standard

File Naming: File name must only be ICSI or Ad-ID code with no spaces, dashes or other characters, plus file wrapper extension ".mov" for example: ABCD3900H.mov or ABCD3900.mov.

Closed Captioning / Subtitling: (if spots being supplied will have cc, they must adhere to the formatting below)

  • HD captions must have 608 and 708 data present in VANC
  • SD captions must have Line 21 captions embedded into Line 21 and 608 captions must be present.
  • Captions must be 'POP ON' only.
  • First Caption box must be blank/empty.
  • First line of CC must NOT start before the 10th frame.


Radio Specifications:
• MP3, Stereo, 44.1kHz, 256kbs
• Slates are optional.

 

Additional Information:

Should you require any further information or clarification, please contact your local Adstream office.

 

Aspera Upload Information (Preferred Option)

For assets being uploaded electronically to Adstream, Aspera login/pw will be created and provided upon account set up, you may also email na.notifications@adstream.com to request these.

Once you have received your aspera login credentials, please follow the steps below:

  1. Download and install the client applet at: https://downloads.asperasoft.com/connect2/

  2. Once installed, go to: https://upload.javelindelivers.com{/s} (ip 52.9.221.151) (FASP port: UDP/TCP 33001)
    Login using your supplied Aspera credentials.

  3. Once logged in click on “upload”.

  4. Choose your file(s) to upload, send will start automatically.

  5. Adstream receives automated notification of any upload to this account.


Support

New York
Email: ClientServicesNY@adstream.com
Phone: (212) 804-8498

Los Angeles
Email: NA.AccountServicesLA@adstream.com
Phone: (818) 860-0410




For support or queries please contact

Document Revision: 8.2020.04

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    Michael Moorfield

    Major changes in document revision 1.2016.07
    Initial Release : Initial release

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    Michael Moorfield

    Major changes in document revision 2.2018.01
    Updated White Page : Replaces previous North America white page

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    Chris Smith

    Updated to clarify Title and Action Safe for HD and SD. Adding link to detailed explanation guidance 3.2020.06

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    Chris Smith

    Removed link to Title Safe information. All information is defined in document and detailed in attached Title Safe guide 4.2020.06