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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 has announced the release of a new technical specification to support the mastering and international exchange of content
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.
SMPTE RDD 59-1
This link will take you to the GitHub repository that houses SMPTE RDD 59-1 IMF Application DPP (ProRes).
SMPTE RDD 59-2
This link will take you to the GitHub repository that houses SMPTE RDD 59-2 IMF Application DPP (JPEG2000).
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 introduction of the Interoperable Master Format (IMF) within the media industry has brought a revolution to media workflow processes for film and television.
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.
The DPP today announced that it will partner with SMPTE to develop a specification for a new version of the IMF.
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.
As part of the DPP's How to Buy Better research, customers and vendors shared how both parties can improve their behaviours.
Find all of the DPP's technology projects and updates here.
Find all the DPP's downloadable technical documents and other assets.
Leaders from RTL Nederland, Atos, Red Bee and Deluxe share advice on tackling Scope 3 emissions.
The latest news and updates from the DPP.
Explore the DPP specifications that revolutionised file-based delivery of TV content
A summary of the technical document formats published by the DPP.
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.
RTS London: 2020 Vision: A view from the DPP
11 November 2020
At this special RTS event the DPP will reflect on the key milestones of the last decade, and the probable trends for the next.
IMF for Advertising
21 July 2020
We'll explore the current state of advertising, look at a plan for the future of advertising, and at several technical proof of concepts.
The DPP has today released two documents that extend the functionality of the Interoperable Master Format (IMF) through the development of an Auxiliary Image Sequence Plug-in.
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?
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.
“It’s time to start”. If you’ve ever been to a Blue Man Concert, you know the significance of this statement.
The DPP has today released four documents to support the industry’s deployment of IMF for Broadcast & Online.
DPP005 IMF Operational Guidance
This Guidance document helps adopters to make sense of IMF standards, specifications and terminology, and understand their impact on workflows.
Change is perhaps the only constant in our industry. And the landscape has certainly changed a lot in the last few decades.R
We promise it’s not just alphabet soup.
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.
Bright and early on Tuesday morning, a dedicated group of enthusiastic DPP members turned out at our NAB breakfast briefing.
Meet The IMF Pioneers
How are some of the world’s biggest broadcasters implementing IMF for Broadcast & Online in their workflows?
The Business Benefits of IMF
This guide helps influencers and decision makers from content supply companies understand the financial and operational benefits of adopting IMF
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.
The DPP has today announced Common Technical Delivery Standards for High Definition Commercials/Sponsorship and Promotions/Presentation material.
The DPP has today announced it will become a new entity, Digital Production Partnership Ltd (DPP Ltd), from 1 April.
The DPP has unveiled its new Technical and Metadata Standards for File-Based Programme Delivery in the UK.
The DPP has today unveiled common technical standards for tape delivery of HD and SD TV programmes to all major UK broadcasters.
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