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ProRes & DNxHD Files - Screenings & Reviews

The below asset delivery specs are intended for non-critical screenings and reviews in Theaters, Screening Rooms, and Screening Lounges at internal Netflix facilities. The intent of these screenings is for creative or editorial review only; they should not be used for final technical approval. 


For any questions regarding asset delivery for screenings and reviews at internal Netflix facilities, please contact Screening Operations.
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 Media Prep for Screenings at Netflix

 

 Delivery: ProRes & DNxHD Files

  • Output a self-contained ProRes file of your longplay screening cut.

  • Either ProRes 422 or ProRes 422 HQ codecs are preferred however DNxHD is also acceptable.

  • Please use Quicktime MOV.

  • Please preserve the resolution, aspect ratio, frame rate, and color space of your project.

  • Ensure your audio tracks are properly configured for your screening format before exporting a ProRes.

 Audio Considerations

  • For the best audio experience in a large theater, avoid delivering a stereo(L R)-only mix if at all possible.

  • Below are the audio configurations for an LCR, 5.1 or 7.1 screening:

LCR Configuration

Ch 1 - Left Front

(MX & FX panned LEFT)

Ch 2 - Right Front 

(MX & FX panned RIGHT)    

Ch 3 - Center 

(Dialogue / Mono Track)

 

5.1 Configuration

Ch 1 - Left Front

Ch 2 - Right Front 

Ch 3 - Center

Ch 4 - Sub

Ch 5 - Left Surround

Ch 6 - Right Surround

 

7.1 Configuration

Ch 1 - Left Front 

Ch 2 - Right Front 

Ch 3 - Center 

Ch 4 - Sub

Ch 5 - Left Side Surround

Ch 6 - Right Side Surround

Ch 7 - Left Back Surround

Ch 8 - Right Back Surround

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