Instructions for Deliverables
Congratulations on being selected and thank you for being a part of the Hollywood Comedy Short Film Festival.
We will need you deliver a specific type of file for the screening. Also, be sure to include the name of your film in the subject line of your emails.
On the file, we need your feature to have 7 seconds of black at the head of the program and 3 seconds of black on the tail. Your film does not need these heads and tails. Also, the file should not have any color bar, count down, or slate in the beginning. Please make sure your final audio mix is an average of -6db. And lastly, the files should be labeled correctly with the complete film title.
File Type: Quicktime
File Extension: .mp4
Compression Codec: H.264
Max Bit rate: 14Mbps
Audio: MPEG- AAC, Stereo, 48khz, 256kbps
Frame Rate: 23.98 or 24 or 25
We strongly recommend that they use MPEG STREAM CLIP to encode to MP4. See the PDF file below for step by step encoding instructions.
We will need to receive films no later than April 5th.
Please use the following naming parameters when naming your files, (film name)_f_ for films and (film name)_t_ for trailers. Be sure to include the name of your film in the subject line of all emails.
Here are our preferred delivery methods. Please email to firstname.lastname@example.org. If you're using Google Drive, please do NOT require a login to download the file as Hollywood Comedy Shorts is not a Google domain and we'll be unable to access the file.
Should you need further assistance- please see below for a more detailed explanation.