Anthology Film Archives

Specifications for Digital Cinema Packages (DCP)

Specifications for Digital Cinema Packages (DCP)

IMPORTANT: DCPs and KDMs must be received a minimum of two weeks in advance of screening date

1. Technical Specifications:
Resolution:              
2K Flat (pixel dimensions 1998 x 1080)
2K Scope (pixel dimensions 2048 x 858)
2K full container (pixel dimensions 2048 x 1080)

Screen aspect ratios range from 1.33 to 2.39:1, using side and top masking systems

Frame Rates Supported:
24, 25, 30, and 48 fps

Color Space:
3 (DCI)

Audio:
MONO or STEREO (mixed) tracks
Dolby 5.1 Surround Sound

Hard Drive:
Linux EXT2 or EXT3 formatting (preferred), or NTFS

2. File Naming Conventions/Labeling
Digital Cinema Packages should adhere to Digital Cinema Naming Convention specifications available online: http://isdcf.com/dcnc/


3. Details on In-house Servers
COURTHOUSE THEATER
Unit:                           
Dolby DSS200  -  CAT862

Serial:                          
624531

MAYA DEREN THEATER
Unit:

Doremi DCP2000

Serial:
292475

4. Details on In-house Projectors
COURTHOUSE THEATER
Unit:                            

NEC NC2000C

Serial:                          

42A0021WN

MAYA DEREN THEATER
Unit:
NEC NC800C

Serial:
9XA0002EZ

OUR SERVER CERTIFICATES ARE AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST

For testing purposes, KDMs must unlock the corresponding DCP a minimum of one week prior to the first screening.

DCPs must include a Blu-ray (or other format) backup. If using a video file as a backup, please refer to our Specifications for Video File Exhibition page.

The theater address for print traffic:
ANTHOLOGY FILM ARCHIVES
32 2nd AVE
NEW YORK, NY 10003

Main Line: (212) 505-5181
ext. 11: John Mhiripiri (Director/Rental Coordinator)
ext. 15: Kolbe Resnick (Print Traffic/Projection)
ext. 16: John Klacsmann (Archivist)
ext. 20: Jed Rapfogel (Programmer) / Ava Tews (Publicity)


KDM’s should be emailed to:
kdm@anthologyfilmarchives.org
kolbe@anthologyfilmarchives.org
timw@anthologyfilmarchives.org
john@anthologyfilmarchives.org


We cannot receive digital files via email or via link, DropBox, etc, for download.  All files must be delivered to AFA on a physical hard drive or thumb drive.