MTH Specs

Writing specs

Page count:12 pages
Quantity of locations:No restrictions — but be mindful that no more than 7 filming locations will be approved during production, to avoid company moves during the pandemic
Quantity of characters:No restrictions
Sexual intimacy:Yes – but an intimacy coordinator may be required for certain scenes
COVID restrictions:No blanket restrictions on writing, but be mindful of tips for writing during a pandemic and a COVID script breakdown will be required on an early draft to anticipate safety concerns.

Production specs

Locations per day:1 location
Distance to location:May shoot outside of the studio zone with approval of a distant location request.
Shooting days:7 days
Pick-up days:May make a pick-up photography request for one half-day of additional shooting
Length of workday:12 hours, plus an hour for lunch
Call time restrictions:No time restrictions, except for allowing 10-hour turnaround
Night shoots:Yes
FIST agreement:Yes
COVID protocols:Yes

Data allocation

Final page count:12 pages
Shooting days:7 days
Pages per day:1 6/8 pages
Shooting ratio:20:1
Data rate:2.6 GB/minute
Max. data per page:52 GB
Max. data per day:89 GB
Max. dailies length:240 minutes
Max. dailies size:624 GB

Capture settings

Frame rate:24.000 fps
Record file format:ProRes 4444 HQ
Resolution:2K (2048×1080)
Video codec:ProRes 4444 HQ
Baked-in settings:All image settings (Rec. 709 / SDR)
Output color space:Rec. 709
Output tone map:Medium Contrast
Highlight roll-off:Medium

Picture Edit specs

Pic edit location:Post Hall
Pic edit software:Media Composer
Pic edit days:5 days for first cut
10 days for final cut
Max. story content:14:00
Max. credits:1:08
Max. TRT:15:08

Sound specs

Sound edit location:Post Hall
Sound software:ProTools
Sound design days:10 days
Sound mix days:2 days

Visual Effects specs

VFX software:Variable
VFX days:Variable; no more than 8 weeks is available for any given artists

Coloring specs

Coloring software:DaVinci Resolve
Coloring days:2 days