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Error Code:

Chroma Contamination 


"Chroma Contamination” is the improper bleeding of color values adjacent to each other in frame or enhanced noise/ over-saturation within elements in a shot. 


Chroma Contamination affects the Content Quality of the asset.  Member experience is negatively impacted when colors noticeably bleed into each other or color distortion inadvertently draws attention to unintended portions of a shot/scene. 

Severity Structure:



Needs Review

Colors on screen appear over-saturated with enhanced noise/distortion, or there is noticeable color separation around the edges of characters/objects.  

How to Prevent:                          

Review color correction to ensure levels are not overly “pushed” inducing unintended noise.


Confirm creative intent. If necessary, return to color bay to adjust levels and saturation.

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