We create DCP masters from all industry standard (and lots of non-standard) formats. Below is a list of our preferred guidelines. If you have a unique situation not covered below, feel free to contact us. From cutting edge UHD formats to the most battered VHS tape, we can make your movie looks its best on the big screen!

Resolution

2K:

  • HD / 16:9 / 1.79 – 1920 x 1080
  • Flat / 1.85 – 1998 x 1080
  • Scope / 2 .35 – 2048 x 858
  • Full – 2048 x 1080

4K:

  • HD / 16:9 / 1.79 – 3840 x 2160
  • Flat / 1.85 – 3996 x 2160
  • Scope / 2.35 – 4096 x 1716
  • Full Container – 4096 x 2160

Framerates

  • 23.98 / 24 fps
  • HFR (High Frame Rate) – 48, 49.94, 50, 60
  • 25, 29.97, 30

Video Masters

  • If you have a stereoscopic (3D) project, each eye should be provided as a separate file

Preferred formats:

  • ProRes 4444 XQ
  • ProRes 4444
  • ProRes HQ
  • Image Sequence (TIFF, DPX, J2C)
  • DCDM

Other video formats:

  • ProRes 422
  • DNxHD
  • MXF
  • IMF
  • and many others

Videotape:

  • HDCAM-SR
  • HDCAM
  • DVCPROHD
  • XDCAM
  • and many others.

Audio Masters:

  • In many cases audio masters can be included as separate tracks within the Video master
  • 24-bit 4800Khz PCM Audio (WAV or AIFF) separate track or multi-track files
  • Dolby ATMOS MXF
  • and many others

Subtitle Assets:

  • Most modern subtitling, captioning, and transcription formats including SCC, CAP, ASC, XML, STL, CCA, and many others.