Digital Cinema Specs

Contact for Broadcast Client Service Team (VIP Care Team)

Phone: 1300 423 787 (Press 1 for VIP Care Team)
Operational Hours: 8:30am - 8:00pm (AEST) Monday to Friday.

Cinema DCP Creation & Delivery

File Type

  • Quicktime (.mov)
  • Apple ProRes HQ 444 or 422 10bit
  • Uncompressed
  • Animation

Audio Specifications

To achieve the highest sound quality for cinema we recommend:

  • Multi-channel (5.1) full mix Multi-Channel (5.1) full mix OR
  • 5.1 stems (wav) -"Voiceover, music, FX (Audio conversion fee will apply) OR
  • Stereo Mix accepted (Audio conversion fee will apply)
  • Bitrate: 16 or 24 (little Endian)
  • Sample Rate: 48k HZ  

Image Sequence

DPX, JPEG2000, TGA, TIFF (please include reference .mov file)

Video File Specifications

  • Frame Rate: 24 or 25fps (25fps requires conversion to 24fps Video conversion fee will apply)
  • Aspect Ratio: 16:9 (1.78:1)
  • Scan Type/Field: Progressive
  • DCI Digital: Size: 1998 x 1080 (cinema widescreen 2K resolution)
  • HD Video: Size: 1920 x 1080
  • SD Video (Video conversion fee will apply): Size: 1024

Required DCI Specifications

Please be advised material, not to cinema widescreen 2K resolution will be cropped


  • Our Cinema Material Deadlines:
    Monday to Friday - 9 am to 5 pm
  • Val Morgan Cinema Material Deadlines:
    by 3 pm the Thursday prior to the Thursday week commencing date

Sending to Adsteam from Extreme Reach

  • Image sequence files transferred to Adstream must be zipped
  • Do not upload folders of any kind
  • Please use Cinema URL provided HERE
  • Please label your file and use the Advertiser_Campaign Name as your filename (ie.

Essential Infomation

  • NO 4:3 Aspect ratios / NO Dual mono audio
  • Audio must conform to the video source
  • Audio Loudness: an average of 82dB (based on Dolby leqA measurement)

Additional Information

  • Deliveries to Val Morgan MUST have a VMID number
  • Other Cinemas/ DCP Creation orders can be booked as additional service and DCP on the link provided to the nominated contact
  • Viewing facility can be scheduled upon request directly with Val Morgan
  • Please contact Cinema Services if you would like to supply material in another way or provide material in a different file format
  • Please note, the quality of the final output may be affected.

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