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 Critical Mix Review Info

 

RECOMMENDED DELIVERY OPTIONS:

-BWAV ADM + separate Video guide (recommended for Atmos review)

-Pro tools session + separate Video guide

-Pro tools session with Video guide included inside of session shipment

-5.1 stems + separate Video Guide (if specifically requesting a 5.1 review)

*Please note we are currently running Pro Tools v2020.12.0*

*Content Hub deliveries may be discreet audio files alone, within folders or within Pro Tools session folders also containing sessions. If a video guide is needing to be added outside of a pro tools session, stem shipment or BWAV ADM folder location, a note on which video guide to pull from Content Hub for proper sync will be needed from you.

 

SAMPLE RATE: 48khz

FRAME RATE: All audio should match the frame rate of the picture file in the session.

SUPPORTED CODECS: For Pro Tools Playback:
QuickTime (MOV/MP4/M4V Import/Playback)
DNxHR
DNxHD
Apple ProRes 422 (including HQ, LT, Proxy)
H.264 (c,e) (CFR only)

TECH SPECS: Specific Tech specs for Atmos mix reviews found here.

FILE NAMING: Files should be named so we know what frame rate, sample rate, version # it is

  • EXAMPLE:

    “chefs_table_s02e02_v03_FXSTEM_6ch_48k_24b_23976”

    If delivering stems, stems should be labelled what they are (FX, MX, DX, etc)

STEM DELIVERY:

Audio Stems that do not arrive inside of a pro tools session, should line up at the TC start time matching that of the head of the video file for correct sync playback.

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 Content Hub, PIX File Format Audio Specs

  (Locked Cuts)

 

MP4 or MOV

CODEC: AAC-LC

SAMPLE RATE: 48khz

CHANNEL INFO: Single Audio Track with one of the following channel layouts

  • Interleaved Stereo: L, R
  • Interleaved Matrixed Stereo: LT, RT

 

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 Content Hub Editorial Cut Turnovers

 (for reviews and notes)

  H264 (audio specs)
 

OPTION 1: MP4 or MOV

CODEC: HE-AACv1, HE-AACv2 or AAC-LC

SAMPLE RATE: 48khz

CHANNEL INFO: Single Audio Track with one of the following channel layouts:

  • Interleaved Stereo: L, R
  • Interleaved Matrixed Stereo: LT, RT
  • Interleaved 5.1: C, L, R, Ls, Rs, LFE

OPTION 2: MOV ONLY

CODEC: PCM

SAMPLE RATE: 48khz

CHANNEL INFO: Audio channels must be properly tagged within the MOV container

Single Track

  • Stereo: L, R
  • Stereo (Matrixed): L, R
  • Interleaved 5.1 + Stereo (Matrixed) : L, R, C, LFE, LS, RS, LT, RT

2-Track

  • Discrete Stereo: L / R
  • Discrete Stereo (Matrixed): LT / RT
  • Interleaved 5.1 + Stereo Matrix 
  • Interleaved: L, R, C, LFE, LS, RS / LT, RT

3-Track

  • Discrete Stereo (Matrixed) + Interleaved 5.1 :  L, R, C, LFE, LS, RS / LT / RT

8-Track

  • Discrete 5.1 + Discrete Stereo (Matrixed): L / R / C / LFE / LS / RS / LT / RT

 

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ProRes 422 (HQ) MOV

 

CODEC: PCM

SAMPLE RATE: 48khz

CHANNEL INFO: Audio channels must be properly tagged within the MOV container

Single Track

  • Stereo: L, R
  • Stereo (Matrixed): L, R
  • Interleaved 5.1 + Stereo (Matrixed) : L, R, C, LFE, LS, RS, LT, RT

2-Track

  • Discrete Stereo: L / R
  • Discrete Stereo (Matrixed): LT / RT
  • Interleaved 5.1 + Stereo Matrix Interleaved: L, R, C, LFE, LS, RS / LT, RT

3-Track

  • Discrete Stereo (Matrixed) + Interleaved 5.1 :  L, R, C, LFE, LS, RS / LT / RT

7-Track

  • Discrete 5.1 + Interleaved Stereo (Matrixed): L / R / C / LFE / LS / RS / LT, RT

8-Track

  • Discrete 5.1 + Discrete Stereo (Matrixed): L / R / C / LFE / LS / RS / LT / RT

   
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DNxHD (MOV)

 

CODEC: PCM

SAMPLE RATE: 48kHz

CHANNEL INFO: Audio channels must be properly tagged within the MOV container

Single Track

  • Stereo: L, R
  • Stereo (Matrixed): L, R
  • Interleaved 5.1 + Stereo (Matrixed) : L, R, C, LFE, LS, RS, LT, RT

2-Track

  • Discrete Stereo: L / R
  • Discrete Stereo (Matrixed): LT / RT
  • Interleaved 5.1 + Stereo Matrix Interleaved: L, R, C, LFE, LS, RS / LT, RT

3-Track

  • Discrete Stereo (Matrixed) + Interleaved 5.1 :  L, R, C, LFE, LS, RS / LT / RT

7-Track

  • Discrete 5.1 + Interleaved Stereo (Matrixed): L / R / C / LFE / LS / RS / LT, RT

8-Track

  • Discrete 5.1 + Discrete Stereo (Matrixed): L / R / C / LFE / LS / RS / LT / RT 

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