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Explore the DPP specifications that revolutionised file-based delivery of TV content
AS-11 X6 Sample Files
A set of sample files for AMWA AS-11 X6
The DPP is famous for making the transition to file-based delivery a reality, by developing a family of specifications built on AMWA AS-11.
AMWA AS-11 UK DPP HD
This link will take you to the AMWA website where you can find the AS-11 DPP HD Specification for air-ready master files.
AMWA AS-11 X9
This link will take you to the AMWA website where you can find the AS-11 X9 Specification for air-ready master files (to North America).
AMWA AS-11 X6
This link will take you to the AMWA website where you can find the AS-11 X6 draft Specification for the delivery of HD short form content.
AMWA AS-11 X5
This link will take you to the AMWA website where you can find the AS-11 X5 draft Specification for the delivery of UHD short form content.
AMWA AS-11 X1
This link will take you to the AMWA website where you can find the AS-11 X1 Specification for UHD air-ready master files.
AMWA AS-11 UK DPP SD
This link will take you to the AMWA website where you can find the AS-11 DPP SD Specification for air-ready master files.
DPP AS-11 File Delivery Requirements [Template]
This document outlines the technical requirements for the delivery of programmes using the AMWA AS-11 DPP file format.
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, in collaboration with the NABA and AMWA, is delighted to announce the adoption of AMWA AS-11 X9: MXF Program Contribution – NABA DPP HD (AVC)
The DPP has today announced the release of a new technical specification to support broadcasters delivering (UHD) programmes
The DPP and the AMWA announced today they would provide a comprehensive service for the testing and certification of all HD and UHD international specifications belonging to the AS-11 family.
Driving best practice in business-to-business content exchange across the supply chain
Better data enables seamless exchange, simpler management, and enhanced discovery
The DPP was founded on a simple premise: broadcasters are the ones best placed to make digital easier.
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.
The DPP is working to create a Compliance Programme that will ensure manufacturers meet the AS-11 DPP standard.
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.
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.
A summary of the technical document formats published by the DPP.
Find all of the DPP's technology projects and updates here.
Find all the DPP's downloadable technical documents and other assets.
DPP Tech Network: February
14 February 2022
DPP members meet to hear the latest updates from DPP technical projects, and participate in discussion around them.
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.
DPP008 Business to Business Metadata Exchange Appendix A
Appendix A of DPP008 - AS-11 UK DPP HD Mapping Into MDDF Schemas.
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.
DPP Tech Network: July
12 July 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
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.
DPP Tech Network: October
5 October 2020
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.
DPP Tech Network
16 March 2020
DPP members meet to discuss IMF technology development, implementation, and AS-11 file delivery.
A report from the DPP’s IMF Breakfast Briefing at IBC 2019
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.
This document describes the QC checks required to deliver a valid AS-11 DPP that meets technical requirements of UK broadcasters.
When a new format comes along, it’s important that there are great tools available to make it easy to explore, test and use.
We promise it’s not just alphabet soup.
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
The DPP has today announced a technical standard for the delivery of Ultra High Definition (UHD) programmes.
The DPP has today announced it will become a new entity, Digital Production Partnership Ltd (DPP Ltd), from 1 April.
The DPP has released a set of standardised UK Quality Control Requirements
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