The Short Film Festival only screen in DCP format.
All content must be delivered by 21th April.
DCP (Digital Cinema Package) – Preferred format.
Aspect: 2.39:1 or 1.85:1
Stereo or 5.1 sound
DCPs must be tested and approved before handed over to the festival.
The quality of the DCP and other delivered content is the film makers responsibility.
The festival reserves the right to convert any content to DCP format, if it serves to maintain the quality of the screenings.
These converted DCPs will be available for purchase after the festival. Contact email@example.com. DCPs which is not bought will be deleted.
H.264, ProRes HQ/422/4444
Frames per second
24, 25, 30 FPS
Aspect ratio and resolution
1.85:1 = 1998×1080
2.39:1 = 2048×858
Other formats like 1.78:1 and 1.37:1, will be adjusted to these.
QuickTime with stereo: 24 bit, 48 hz, L R
Separate uncompressed mono 16 or 24 bit/48khz WAV or AIFF files.
Make sure to mark these correctly (L, R, C, Lfe, Ls, Rs).
Can be burnt into the picture, or delivered separately as:
SRT, SSA or DCP XML
NOTE: The hard disk/memory stick will not contain any other files than the ones used by the festival. The festival will keep the hard disk/memory stick until the end of the festival.