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Export Tutorial For Festival

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To export a print of your film for your screening with NewFilmmakers, YoungFilmmakers, or AltFest please follow these steps.

Select Export > Media from the File dropdown menu


Once in the Export Screen select Quicktime

Rename your file following the naming conventions "NameOfFilm_DirectorsName_ScreeningDate.mov" (Screening dates should be numerical as shown below)

Select the video tab and change the codec to H264

Make sure that your aspect ratio matches an accepted 1920 aspect (the film exported in this frame is scope 2.35)

Also check to make sure that the aspect is set to "Square Pixels"

Finally scroll to the bottom of the Video Tab and select Limit Data Rate and set it to 15,000

If you are exporting 5.1 surround sound select the Audio Tab select uncompressed audio and set the channels to 6 with the correct channel mapping (double check with sound editor)

Finally. Select Export and send the film using Dropbox or Google Drive to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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