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The following are some of the most common examples of elements that should be delivered textless when creating the IMF, NAM and Servicing Turnover Textless versions.

For any examples not listed below or questions, please reach out to your Post Manager.

 

Opening Credits & General Text

Element In The Textless Picture Masters... Example Guidelines
OPENING CREDITS & GENERAL TEXT
Over picture, animation and/or graphics
REMOVE
and deliver textless insert

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"Remove text over picture and deliver textless inserts for Picture Masters"

Examples: Opening Credits, Main-On-End, End Credits, Prologues and Epilogues.

End Credits

Element In The Textless Picture Masters... Example Guidelines

END CREDITS
Over 100% black or white

KEEP AS-IS
no textless insert required

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"No need to deliver textless inserts for text instances that occur over 100% black or white frames. Credit fixes will not be required on textless IMF."

END CREDITS
Over colors, graphic elements or animation

REMOVE
and deliver textless insert

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"Remove text and deliver textless inserts for Picture Masters"
Make sure to also ask for fonts.

Main Titles

Element In The Textless Picture Masters... Example Guidelines
MAIN TITLES
Over picture, animation and/or graphics
REMOVE
and deliver textless insert

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"Remove all main title text, whether over picture, animation, or graphics. Main title sequences must be delivered textless"

Production Logos

Element In The Textless Picture Masters... Example Guidelines

 

PRODUCTION LOGOS

 

KEEP AS-IS
no textless insert required

 

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"For Production Logos no modification of production company logos is required for textless deliveries."

Time and Location Stamps

Element In The Textless Picture Masters... Example Guidelines

 

TIME AND LOCATION STAMPS

 

REMOVE
and deliver textless insert

 

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"Remove text over picture and deliver textless inserts for Picture Masters"

Lower-3rds

Element In The Textless Picture Masters... Example Guidelines

 

LOWER-3RDS
Text-only

 

REMOVE
and deliver textless insert

 

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"Remove text over picture and deliver textless inserts for Picture Masters"

LOWER-3RDS
Embedded in graphic elements or animated
REMOVE
both text and graphics
and deliver textless insert

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"Remove all text plus any graphic elements associated with it, and deliver textless/graphicless inserts for Picture Masters"

Text Embedded in Graphic Elements or Animated

Element In The Textless Picture Masters... Example Guidelines
TEXT EMBEDDED IN GRAPHIC ELEMENTS OR ANIMATED REMOVE
both text and graphics
and deliver textless insert

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"Remove all text plus any graphic elements associated with it and deliver the clean plate (textless/graphic-less inserts for Picture Masters)"

Text in VFX Comp or Animation

Element In The Textless Picture Masters... Example Guidelines
TEXT IN VFX COMP OR ANIMATION KEEP AS-IS
no textless insert required

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"No need to deliver textless inserts for text that were part of VFX Comps, or animation,
and make sure to ask for VFX projects and alphas (if applicable)."

If the title has complex VFXs shots build with text and graphics, please have a conversation with your Netflix Post and VFX Execs to determine if Textless Deliveries are necessary.

Transitional Diegetic Text

Element In The Textless Picture Masters... Example Guidelines

TRANSITIONAL DIEGETIC TEXT
Live-action (with or without VFX)

KEEP AS-IS
no textless insert required

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"No need to deliver textless inserts for text that were part of live-action picture capture, even if they were recreated in VFX or GFX comps"

Brands

Element In The Textless Picture Masters... Example Guidelines
BRANDS
Diegetic, in-content
KEEP AS-IS
no textless insert required
blobid30.pngblobid29.png "No need to deliver textless inserts for brands or logos that exist in the context of the story which won't get localized"

 

Infographics

Element In The Textless Picture Masters... Example Guidelines
INFOGRAPHICS REMOVE
and deliver textless insert
blobid31.png "Remove all text, graphics and animations in inforgraphics and deliver the clean plate"

 

Fullscreen Graphics and Maps

Element In The Textless Picture Masters... Example Guidelines
FULLSCREEN GRAPHICS AND MAPS
Fullscreen
Screen reader support enabled.

KEEP AS-IS
no textless insert required
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make sure to ask for VFX projects and alphas (if applicable).

 

Graphic/Animated Text Over Picture

Elements In The Textless Picture Masters... Example Guidelines
GRAPHIC/ANIMATED TEXT OVER PICTURE REMOVE
and deliver textless insert
blobid33.png "Remove any graphic and/or animated text that occurs over picture and deliver textless inserts from Picture Masters."

 

 

 

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