The Digital Cinema Distribution Master (DCDM) is a complete image sequence of the fully conformed and locked picture, including final VFX and color grade, rendered as a DCDM (X'Y'Z'). The resolution and aspect ratio must be 4K DCI compliant: 3996x2160 or 4096x1716. If approved by Netflix, a 2K DCI compliant resolution may be acceptable: 1998x1080 or 2048x858.
Encoding must adhere to Digital Cinema System Specification Version 1.3, section 188.8.131.52.
|Type of Delivery||Color Space||Transfer Function||Format|
|HDR / Dolby Vision||DCDM X'Y'Z'||PQ, adhering toSMPTE ST 2084||Uncompressed 16-bit TIFF (.tiff)|
|SDR||DCDM X'Y'Z',adhering toSMPTE ST 428-1||Gamma 2.6||Uncompressed 16-bit TIFF (.tiff)|
Additional guidelines and best practices can be found at Picture Archival Guidelines & Best Practices.
Additional details on folder structure and file naming for delivery can be found at Picture Archival Assets: Folder Structure and File Naming Convention’.