What do I need to deliver to Quiver?

At a minimum we'll need the following:

  • Feature
  • Trailer (required by some retailers)
  • Metadata
  • Artwork
  • Closed Captioning (required if delivering an English film to the US)
  • Subtitles (required by some foreign storefronts)

Please Note: Below is a shortened guide to what files Quiver will require for delivery to all retailers. For a complete list of file requirements, click here.

Feature/Trailer

File Types Accepted

  • Apple ProRes 422 (HQ)
  • Uncompressed QuickTime

Tape Types Accepted

  • Digital Betacam
  • HD Cam
  • HD Cam SR
  • D5

Minimum Requirements

  • 720x480 (SD content only)
  • 1920x1080 (HD content only)

Please Note: DVDs and Blu-Rays cannot be accepted as source material

Audio

File Types Accepted

  • .WAV
  • .MOV

Minimum Requirements

  • Stereo and/or 5.1 audio mix
  • Audio configuration for 5.1:
    • 1- L
    • 2- R
    • 3- C
    • 4- LFE
    • 5- Ls
    • 6- Rs
    • 7- Stereo L
    • 8- Stereo R
  • Audio configuration for 2.0:
    • 1- Stereo L
    • 2- Stereo R
  • PCM Little-Endian

Please Note: If audio tracks are sent as individual .WAV files, an additional conformance fee may be added to the order.

Closed Captioning

File Types Accepted

  • .CAP
  • .SCC
  • .ITT

Subtitles

File Types Accepted

  • .STL
  • .SRT
  • .ITT
  • .TXT
  • LambdaCap (Japanese only)

Artwork

File Types Accepted

  • PSD

Minimum Requirements

  • 2000x3000 pixels
  • RGB
  • 2:3 aspect 
  • 72 DPI
  • No credit block
  • No URLs
  • No pricing references
  • No festival laurels
  • No placeholder artwork
  • No nudity
Please Note: InDemand, Netflix, Sony Entertainment Network, and Steam all require several other pieces of artwork. To view the spec requirements for retailer-specific artwork, click here.
 
Dub Card
 
File Types Accepted
  • Apple ProRes 422 (HQ)
    • 1 video file that includes all dub cards for the same language
  • .PSD
  • .JPG
  • .PNG
Minimum Requirements
  • Match the resolution and aspect ratio of the feature file included in this order
  • If delivering a video file, each dub card must be on-screen for a minimum of 5 seconds.
  • If delivering image file(s), all image files for the same language must be zipped together.
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