Video (Longform & Shortform)

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There are two types of Nine Digital Network videos - Longform and Shortform. Longform Video is a 30 second TVC running within a TV show in Nine Digital's Catch Up TV video environment. Shortform video is a 15 second TVC pre-roll that appears before all videos across the network.

 

Nine Digital Served Specs

  • Resolution: 1280x720 (HD) or 1024X576 (SD)
  • Total bitrate: 2,628 kbps (HD) or 1,896 kbps (SD)
  • Video bitrate: 2,500 kbps (HD) or 1,800 kbps (SD)
  • Audio bitrate: 128 kbps
  • Audio volume: -24dB LKFS
  • File format: MP4 or MOV
  • Encoding profile: H.264 Main, 3.1
  • File size: 30mb maximum

Third Party Served Specs

  • File 1 (Mandatory)
  • Resolution: 480x270
  • Total bitrate: 264-564kbps
  • Video bitrate: 200-500 kbps
  • Audio bitrate: 64 kbps
  • Audio volume: -24dB LKFS
  • File format: MP4 (only)
  • Encoding profile: H.264 Baseline, 3.0
  • Delivery type: Progressive
  • File 2 (Mandatory)
  • Resolution: 640x360
  • Total bitrate: 664-1,264 kbps
  • Video bitrate: 600-1,200 kbps
  • Audio bitrate: 64 kbps
  • Audio volume: -24dB LKFS
  • File format: MP4 (only)
  • Encoding profile: H.264 Baseline, 3.1
  • Delivery type: Progressive
  • File 3 (Optional)
  • Resolution: 1024x576
  • Total bitrate: 1,396-1,896 kbps
  • Video bitrate: 1,300-1,800 kbps
  • Audio bitrate: 96 kbps
  • Audio volume: -24dB LKFS
  • File format: MP4 (only)
  • Encoding profile: H.264 Main, 3.1
  • Delivery type: Progressive 

Important Information

  • Supported Tracking URLs: Impression, Click, Ad Start, Ad Mid Play, Ad End Play
  • Required Elements: click through URL, all other tracking URLs are optional
  • Accepted 3rd Parties: Atlas, DoubleClick, Sizmek, Facilitate
  • Accepted Tag Format: All Third Party served ads must come as a VAST 2 formatted tag
  • In order to ensure progressive delivery, all third party served files need to be encoded with their header data at the beginning of the file.
  • Longform videos must not exceed 60 seconds in length. 
  • Shortform videos must not exceed 15 seconds in length. 

Timelines & Delivery

  • All 3rd party creative should be delivered to Nine Digital via 3rd party ad serving tags.
  • All material must be delivered at least five (5) working days prior to campaign launch to ensure technical compatibility and internal concept approval. 
  • If creative is late an estimated % of impressions equivalent to the forecasted daily inventory level will be cancelled from the total impressions booked.
  • Reach out to the third party vendors listed above for full technical documentation, build guides etc.