Better data enables content exchange, management, discovery
RDD6 Metadata XML Generator
A simple web application for generating RDD-6 XML metadata files.
Metadata Exchange for News Infographic
A one-page explainer highlighting the key benefits that have been mapped to the Planning, Acquire & Finish, and Delivery stages of framework
DPP002 Metadata Exchange for News
An implementation framework to enable exchange of a minimum metadata set between systems and news organisations.
Watch the summary from the DPP's Metadata for News Innovation Day.
The DPP has announced the release of a new implementation guide: DPP Metadata Exchange for News.
Metadata Exhange for News Benefits Overview
This document looks at the benefits across the entire workflow of using a common set of metadata for exchanging news content.
DPP003 Carriage of AMWA AS-11 Metadata in IMF
This DPP Recommendation defines usage of common user metadata elements and their carriage in SMPTE RDD 59 IMF Packages.
The DPP IMF for Advertising project group have been exploring the business benefits of making improvements to workflows in the video advertising supply chain.
DPP Innovation Week - Day 3
14 April 2021
Day 3 sees our suppliers delving into AI & Analysis, and Monitoring & Metrics. We've also got Chris Johnson, CEO at Convergent Risks, and more issues to solve from our end users.
DPP Innovation Week - Day 4
15 April 2021
On Day 4 our supplier sessions cover Media Processing and Content Enrichment. The CEO of Bitmovin, Stefan Lederer, joins us, plus end users tell us what they need.
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.
Libraries and Archives
Managing Media Inventory, the third report in our Design for Tomorrow series, identifies the key success factors for the design of future facing content collections and repositories.
Our AI in Media work brings together content providers and AI specialists. Find out how you can get involved!
Solve the many complex challenges involved in exchanging content over IP, by catching up with this DPP Innovation Week event.
The only thing more important than your content is your audience. Catch up on how to target, engage and analyse viewers from this DPP Innovation Week event.
Are you interested in AI/ML for captions, asset tagging, AQC and more? Then rewind the Media Processing DPP Innovation Week event to find new tools.
2 September 2020
Are you interested in AI/ML for captions, asset tagging, AQC? All this and more in the Media Processing DPP Innovation Week event.
Audiences & Data
3 September 2020
The only thing more important than your content is your audience. This DPP Innovation Week event explores how to target, engage and analyse viewers.
Live IP Video
4 September 2020
This DPP Innovation Week event is all about exchanging content over IP, and the tools and services that can help you to solve the many complex challenges in this area.
An exclusive new initiative to enable the next generation of media AI solutions, created in partnership with Digital Catapult
Watch the recording of our recent webinar uncovering the complexity of the VOD content supply chain.
What does the schema do? How does it work? And what's next on the development roadmap?
Discover our projects relating to advertising workflows
DPP specifications revolutionised file-based content delivery
Enabling simpler and more efficient localisation and versioning
For a number of years we have been working with news organisations to facilitate collaboration and information exchange.
When a new format comes along, it’s important that there are great tools available to make it easy to explore, test and use.
The DPP has published a new report for its Members that looks in detail at how AI is being applied in the media industry, and where future potential lies
MeX for News Delivery 5b
An example file showing a complex Delivery Structure from the output of a Newsrooom MAM system at the Delivery stage where clips have unique rights/restrictions.
MeX for News Delivery 5a
An example file showing a simple Delivery Structure from the output of a Newsrooom MAM system at the Delivery stage.
MeX for News Acquire & Finish 4b
An example file showing the output of a local field edit in the Acquire & Finish stage, with an in-field edit comtaining clips originating from multiple sources.
MeX for News Acquire & Finish 4a
An example package made up of clips from multiple sources at the Acquire & Finish stage. One clip is original, one copied from another device, and one from a new device.
MeX for News Acquire & Finish 3b
An example file showing the output of a capture device in the Acquire & Finish stage with an internal edit on the camera.
MeX for News Acquire & Finish 3a
An example file showing the output of a local field edit in the Acquire & Finish stage with an in-field edit and clips originating from the same source
MeX for News Acquire & Finish 2b
An example file showing the output at a capture device during the Acquire & Finish stage with two short clips that are stored as a contiguous file.
MeX for News Acquire & Finish 2a
An example file showing the output at a capture device during the Acquire & Finish stage with two recorded clips, one with a keyframe.
MeX for News Planning 1b
An example file showing the output of a Newsroom planning system at the Planning stage. The story has been assigned to be sent to 1 capture device.
MeX for News Planning 1a
An example file showing the output of a Newsroom planning system at the Planning stage. The story has been assigned to 2 devices both receiving the same metadata.
The DPP and its News Exchange working group has been busy collaborating on the development of a minimum metadata specification for exchanging news content between UK Broadcasters and agencies.
A robust process for product testing and certification which will provide manufacturers the opportunity to put their products through an external assurance check against the DPP’s criteria.
Emmerdale becomes the first British television production to adopt the DPP’s new Technical and Metadata Standards for file-based programme delivery.
The DPP has unveiled its new Technical and Metadata Standards for File-Based Programme Delivery in the UK.
DPP Innovation Week 2021
Discover new and exciting products and services, understand the market and form partnerships. DPP Innovation Week features supplier pitches, CEO sessions and opportunities to meet the customers.
Supplement for Surround Sound
This document explains how to make an AS-11 UK DPP HD file with surround sound that includes the Dolby proprietary metadata.
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
DPP Tech Network: June
8 June 2020
The DPP Tech Network is a group of individuals who would like to be informed about, or take part in, DPP technical projects.
Find all the DPP's downloadable technical documents and other assets.
DPP Tech Network: November
1 November 2021
DPP members meet to hear the latest updates from DPP technical projects, and participate in discussion around them.
DPP Tech Network: April
26 April 2021
DPP members meet to hear the latest updates from DPP technical projects, and participate in discussion around them
DPP Tech Network: January
18 January 2021
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.
From cloud-based studios to remote editing, discover what’s new and exciting in the world of remote production tools by rewatching this DPP Innovation Week event.
DPP Tech Network: October
5 October 2020
Find all of the DPP's technology projects and updates here.
The DPP has today released four documents to support the industry’s deployment of IMF for Broadcast & Online.
TV and Online advertising have started to converge over the last few years. What does this mean for TV ad sales and operations teams?
“It’s time to start”. If you’ve ever been to a Blue Man Concert, you know the significance of this statement.
Remote Production - Prerecorded
1 September 2020
From cloud-based studios to remote editing, discover what’s new and exciting in the world of remote production tools at this DPP Innovation Week event.
Content Preparation: Building the agile media factory
24 September 2020
Join us in this Design for Tomorrow webcast to explore the key supply chain processes of content receipt, and preparation for distribution and archive.
This webcast explored the key supply chain processes of content receipt, and preparation for distribution and archive.
Driving best practice in the process of delivering content to VOD
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.
The DPP has today unveiled common technical standards for tape delivery of HD and SD TV programmes to all major UK broadcasters.
Two years ago, the DPP set out to make IMF a reality for both our members and the industry as a whole, through technical work and implementation support.
The DPP is working to create a Compliance Programme that will ensure manufacturers meet the AS-11 DPP standard.
Adlede's Johanna Björklund tells us how good training data and access to networks like the DPP helps scale AI solutions
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.
The DPP has today released a groundbreaking new report exploring how production companies are now using the cloud as a key production tool.
Supplying the VOD Revolution defines a reference workflow for the supply of content from distributors and aggregators to platforms. It exposes the pain points felt by implementers of these workflows, and explores the web of standards and formats in use today.
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.
The DPP today announced the development of a proof of concept to demonstrate how component-based workflows using IMF can be applied to advertising use cases.
Bright and early on Tuesday morning, a dedicated group of enthusiastic DPP members turned out at our NAB breakfast briefing.
Nathan explains the Digital Catapult's Machine Intelligence Garage, how it connects to the DPP's work on AI, and how you can get involved.
IMF for Advertising increases speed and efficiency, and decreases storage requirements. Find out how you can get involved in live tests of real ads from creative agencies to demonstrate these benefits.
Find out how member company Overcast HQ has benefited from taking part in the DPP Committed to Security Programme
The DPP has today announced a technical standard for the delivery of Ultra High Definition (UHD) programmes.
Cognizant's Peter Elvidge reflects on the recent Machine Intelligence Garage event with the DPP and Digital Catapult
As a UK Public Service Broadcaster, ITV is regulated by Ofcom, which oversees the provision of accessible content on our broadcast platforms.
The DPP has announced today, in a dedicated DPP session at IBC, that UK broadcasters BBC, ITV and Channel 4 will move to file-based programme delivery from 1 October 2014.
The component of IMF which causes the most questions and occasionally confusion is the “Output Profile List” or OPL.
The DPP has today announced it will become a new entity, Digital Production Partnership Ltd (DPP Ltd), from 1 April.
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