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Committed To Sustainability Guidance Notes
Information on how to collect and interpret the information needed for your Committed to Sustainability response.
DPP005 IMF Operational Guidance
This Guidance document helps adopters to make sense of IMF standards, specifications and terminology, and understand their impact on workflows.
The DPP has announced the release of a new implementation guide: DPP Metadata Exchange for News.
The DPP has today released four documents to support the industry’s deployment of IMF for Broadcast & Online.
This new guidance sets out commonly agreed best practices that are simple to implement and can drive significant time and cost savings. It is recommended reading for both senders and receivers of VOD content.
DPP007 - Content Supplier Onboarding
This guidance sets out commonly agreed best practices that are simple to implement and can drive significant time and cost savings.
We've reviewed & updated the DPP Committed to Security programme checklists and guidance
DPP004 IMF QC Workflows
This Guidance document provides an overview of how QC processes can be adapted to suit component based media workflows, using formats such as IMF.
Supplement for HDR
This document provides guidance on the technical and operational practices used during the production of HDR programmes.
Committed to Sustainability Mark Usage Guidelines
This Mark Usage Guideline provides guidance and sets out the conditions for using the Committed to Sustainability Mark(s).
A Producer's Guide to File Delivery
Guidance on the end-to-end file delivery process from file creation (AS-11) and metadata insertion through to QC and delivery
Committed to Security Mark Usage Guidelines
This Mark Usage Guideline provides guidance and sets out the conditions for using the Committed to Security Broadcast and/or Production Mark(s).
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A new DPP report, Key Design Principles, provides practical guidance, and five foundational components, for any organisation determined to build back better from the turmoil of 2020.
A few months ago we revealed the DPP’s Committed to Sustainability score. What does our progress look like and how can our experiences help you?
Key Design Principles
Discover the five Key Design Principles for any organisation determined to build back better from the turmoil of 2020, and equip your company to succeed, even when the future is unknown.
The Bloodless Revolution
Practical tips for anyone delivering an end-to-end digital production. Plus, a checklist to help ensure the smoothest route through the production jungle.
10 Things You Need to Know About Going Live Online
Which online platforms do professional content producers need to consider? How to get set up and deliver your content effectively online
DPP Tech Network: January
18 January 2021
DPP members meet to hear the latest updates from DPP technical projects, and participate in discussion around them
DPP Tech Network: January 2021
At this Tech Network update we discussed recent DPP technical insights, updates to DPP technical projects and projects on the roadmap for 2021.
DPP Tech Network: October
5 October 2020
DPP members meet to hear the latest updates from DPP technical projects, and participate in discussion around them.
Building an environmentally sustainable media industry
The DPP has collaborated with SMPTE® on the publication of a new pair of SMPTE Recommended Disclosure Documents resulting in adoption by the BBC this summer.
How can you stay ahead of cyber criminals, who are already using Covid-19 as part of phishing campaigns?
The document defines a number of profiles for the exchange of live content over IP networks, maximising interoperability between parties by limiting the number of different profiles in use.
The DPP announces the launch of a new partnership to enhance and grow the DPP Committed to Security Programme.
Expert contributors to Cyber Security Secrets call for collective effort to mitigate cyber incident which could impact multiple organisations.
Change is perhaps the only constant in our industry. And the landscape has certainly changed a lot in the last few decades.R
Business to Business Metadata Exchange aims to reduce friction in the media supply chain at the points of content interchange, specifically around the exchange of metadata.
Content Preparation, the second report in our Design for Tomorrow series, identifies the key success factors for the design of content preparation operations in an unpredictable media market.
Achieve the resilience and responsiveness now required of a modern media company, maximise the value of your archives, and ensure they’re fit for an uncertain future.
The DPP has released a set of standardised UK Quality Control Requirements
An exclusive new initiative to enable the next generation of media AI solutions, created in partnership with Digital Catapult
The DPP in collaboration with NABA has today announced the publication of the second SMPTE Technical Specification (TSP) for the IMF for broadcast and online use cases.
In the wake of the Coronavirus pandemic the story commonly told is that the media industry moved to remote working quickly and well; and this is true. But no-one has reported what happened next - until now...
The Cloud for Media series explores the present reality of media in the cloud, and sheds light on the challenges that remain.
Bright and early on Tuesday morning, a dedicated group of enthusiastic DPP members turned out at our NAB breakfast briefing.
The DPP has today announced a technical standard for the delivery of Ultra High Definition (UHD) programmes.
Promoting cyber security best practice in the media industry
For a number of years we have been working with news organisations to facilitate collaboration and information exchange.
How will smart media companies make their business decisions in 2020? How will a broadcaster’s CTO decide which new technology areas are worthy of their team’s attention?
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