This page will be updated prior to the announcement of the NZCS Awards 2017.
Contact information and address for media
Scan and send completed media submission form to:
Upload media files to Faspex:
OR Send physical media to:
Media Submission form download
Quicktime:- Ideally 1920x1080 and at native framerate. (1998x1080 or 2048x858 accepted for films)
- All aspect ratios accepted but aspect ratio to be stated within filename.
- Stereo or 5.1 accepted. If 5.1, channel layout must be identified in an accompanying text document.
- Accepted Codecs;a. H.264 QuickTime or MP4 files with a data rate of 7000 kbps or greater.
b. ProRes Quicktime, can be ProRes or ProResHQ
c. Avid DNxHD Quicktime, can be DNx120 or 185
SMPTE or INTEROP DCP
- If encrypted a KDM will be required until 31 October 2016.
- Delivery on a CRU DX115 or standard USB3.0 drive is acceptable
- Drive format of NTFS, EXT2 or EXT are acceptable.
Should an encrypted DCP be supplied and win a prize, a small section will need to be supplied as one of the above Quicktime specification for playback during the awards evening. Alternatively this can be supplied with the entry with the file name Registration number - clip.ext
a. Aspera Faspex, a professional file sharing website.- A link, login name and password will be provided in the registration confirmation email. You will need to download and install the Faspex plugin when you are prompted to do so.
b. Portable hard drives/USB- USB3.0
- NTFS or HFPS (OSX)If you want your USB or hard drive returned you must include a suitable self-addressed prepaid courier pack.
Late entries will not be accepted and no refund provided.
The data management and processing of entries is handled by the Department of Post. NZCS does not directly handle media or data. The Department of Post is an established professional post production house and supporter of NZCS, and they are used to handling and processing all sorts of confidential client projects. Aside from publicity clips, the data and files will be erased after the NZCS Awards.
"We battle a war, to keep post production workflows simple and understandable, but at the same time creating content to the highest international standards."