TV Distribution

TV Distribution

$700.00 Regular Price
$665.00Sale Price

Distribute your music video to major TV networks such as BET, MTV, Revolt, CMT, Music Choice & more. 78% acceptance rate.

 

Requirements:

  • NO BRANDS (Must blur or black out Nike checks, Coke bottles ect.) 
  • Include a 5 second slate
  • Include 2 seconds of black before the video starts
  • Please include at least 2 frames of black at the end of the video and no more than 1 second
  • Closed Captioning is required for all LONG FORM and MUSIC deliveries
  • Black levels: 0 IRE for HD / 7.5 IRE for SD
  • Ensure broadcast safe chroma levels (below 120 IRE)
  • NO audio peaks
  • NO mono audio files or tracks (watch your output settings)
  • NO bars & tone
  • NO anamorphic videos for (SD)
  • NO variable bit rates (VBR)
  • NO variable frame rates
  • NO lower/bottom field dominance

 

Submission/Proxy Upload Specifications

For an initial submission to stations like MTV, VH1, BET, REVOLT, etc. You may optionally submit a lower quality bit rate file . *Note that you will be required to follow the specifications for the delivery of the Final Master

  HD SD
Codec: H.264 H.264
Width/Height: 1920×1080 720×486
Video Bit Rate: 10 to 15 Mbits/s 3 to 8 Mbits/s

 

Final Broadcast NTSC Master Upload Specifications (Closed Captions Required)

  HD SD
Codec: XDCAM HD422 1080i60 CBR
XDCAM HD422 1080p30 CBR
MPEG-2
MXF
IMX NTSC 50
MPEG-2
MXF
Video Bit Rate: 50 Mbits/s 50 Mbits/s
Frame Rate: 29.97/59.94fps 29.97fps
Dropframe: Yes Yes
Aspect Ratio: 16:9 4:3
Width/Height: 1920×1080 720×486
720×480
Chroma: 4:2:2 4:2:2
Interlacing: 1080i (Upper/top field first)
1080p (Progressive)
480i (Upper/top field first)
Audio Type: PCM Audio/SMPTE 302M PCM Audio/SMPTE 302M
Audio Sample Rate: 48kHz 48kHz
Audio Bit Depth: 16, 24 16, 24