Upload Instructions for programs appearing on MNN1, MNN2, MNN3, or MNN4

MNN Community Producers whose programs will appear on MNN1, MNN2, MNN3, or MNN4 should upload your programs in HD or SD, depending on how your program was originally recorded.

If your program was recorded in SD, you must use the following settings in your editing, transcoding, or compression software to create a digital file:

  • Format: MP4, MOV or WMV

  • NTSC Standard Definition (SD)

  • Size/Resolution: 720x480i in a 4:3 aspect ratio

  • Frame Rate: 29.97 frames per second

  • Audio Sample Rate: 48.0 kHz

  • File sizes must not exceed 2 Gigabytes

If your program was recorded in HD, you must use the following settings in your editing, transcoding, or compression software to create a digital file:

  • Format: MP4, MOV or WMV

  • Resolution: 1920 x 1080 

  • Frame Rate: 29.97 frames per second

  • 28 minute program files must not exceed 4 gigabytes in size

  • 58 minute program files must not exceed 8 gigabytes in size. Frame Rate: 29.97 frames per second

Note: Uploading HD files takes longer than uploading SD files. In order to meet our media submission deadlines, please be prepared to allow for extra upload time either at home or at MNN's facilities