BBL – BIG SCREEN

Below are the technical specification outlining how to make and upload files for the Big Screen for the 2020/21 WBBL season.

 

Venues and specs are subject to change as the fixture is finalised.

 

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Video & Static - Dimensions

VenuesFile DimensionSafe Zone
All1920x108060 pixels from edge

Video & Static - File Format

ContentFPSFile TypeCodecDurationAudio
Video25.mp4H.264UnspecifiedAAC 48KHz 16bit
Static-.jpg or .pngRGB--

Video & Static - MKTG Drop Asset

ContentMKTG Drop Asset
Videos / AnimationsBig Screen Videos
StaticBig Screen Graphics
TVCsTVC

Frames are full screen graphics that sit around the outside of live footage on the big screen.

 

If your frame is a static image, supply a .png with alpha where the vision will come through.

If your frame is animated, supply an .mp4 with solid magenta (#FF00FF) or solid green (#00FF00). Choose whichever colour is most different to your frame graphics.

 

Consider how your frame will be used and which areas of the screen you might be covering up. For example don’t cover up an area of the frame that is likely to feature people’s heads if it is for an interview segment.

 

.tga sequences will need to be put in .zip files to be uploaded to Drop.

Frames - Dimensions

VenuesFile DimensionContent max widthContent max heightSafe Zone
All1920x1080220px220px60 pixels from edge

Frames - File Format

ContentFPSFile TypeCodecTransparencyDurationAudio
Video25 (50i).mp4H.264Chroma Key
#00FF00 or
#FF00FF
UnspecifiedAAC 48KHz 16bit
Static-.pngRGB with alphaAlpha--

Frames - MKTG Drop Asset

ContentMKTG Drop Asset
FrameBig Screen Elements

When creating frames you should aim to not cover too much of the big screen vision. We recommend taking up no more than 220 pixels from the height or width of the screen.

Transitions (sometimes called RTDs) are quick one second animations that play before or after a replay. When creating transitions, the first and last frames should be completely blank (full alpha), and the middle frame (frame 13) content should completely fill the frame.

Transitions - Dimensions

VenuesFile DimensionSafe Zone
All1920x108060 pixels from edge

Transitions - File Format

ContentFPSFile typeCodecDurationAudio
Transition25.tga sequence32bit RGB with alpha26 frames-

Transitions - MKTG Drop Asset

ContentMKTG Drop Asset
TransitionBig Screen Elements

Bugs are small graphics in the corner of the frame, usually at the bottom.
Bugs run on the big screen after a transition. When designing your bug, consider it is going to be played over footage, so you should attempt to differentiate it from the background. This could be with a drop shadow or a small shape.
Bugs can include: Brand logo, tagline or reference to which moment it is being played over (eg. “4” if it is for a 4).

Bugs - Dimensions

VenuesFile DimensionSafe Zone
All1920x108060 pixels from edge

Bugs - File Format

ContentFile typeCodec
Bug.pngRGB with alpha

Bugs - MKTG Drop Asset

ContentMKTG Drop Asset
BugBig Screen Elements

What works best

What to avoid

Submission

All content is to be provided through our upload and content management portal MKTG Drop.

You will need to be set up as a user, contact Christie Bence to get started.

Instructions on how to use Drop are available here.

Deadlines

MatchDeadlinesDate
Start of season matches – 10th Dec – 31st Dec 20202 ½ weeks before each Match DayFirst match deadline: 20th November 2020
To be confirmed by 16th Nov 2020 – Venues and matches played between 1st – 12th January 20213 weeks before each Match DayFirst match deadline: 11th December 2020
To be confirmed – 1st Dec 2020 - Venues and matches played between 13th – 26th January 20213 weeks before each Match DayFirst match deadline: 23rd December 2020
To be confirmed – Date TBC – Venues and matches for Finals matches3 weeks before each Match DayTo be confirmed upon further announcements

Contact MKTG immediately if you are unable to meet these deadlines.

MKTG has an expert in-house studio, specialising in stadium content creation and conversion.

Find out more here and contact Iliyas Hafiz to find out how we can help you.

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