UPLOAD video content
Follow the steps below to add your content onto the Big Screen Portsmouth. Content can take up to 4 weeks for the full review process to complete before being added to the screen, so please consider this before submitting content.
The Big Screen operates much like a commercial television channel, where it shows content with advert breaks. All content submitted must fit within the scheduled slots that last 4 or 7 minutes in length. Therefore, please send us your content if it last between the following durations:
2m30s - 4m00s
5m30s - 7m00s
If your submission is less than 4 or 7 minutes then the producer will add a Big Screen ident to make up this time to fill the schedule.
All content should be sent as a 1080p video. The full dimensions of this is as follows:
1920 (w) x 1080 (h) pixels
It will produce the highest quality for your content to be added onto the screen however, it will not actually display in this HD size. Due to the screens actual resolution, it will display as the size listed below. Please do not send your content as the below listed size, the producer will re-encode your content to meet the correct settings of the Big Screen.
1024 (w) x 576 (h) pixels
An easy way to export your footage to meet our requirements is either select “H.264 - High Quality 1080p” or “Quicktime - 1080p” in your export settings.
The producer will re-encode the content you send regardless. But, please note the only accepted formats and send as one of the following:
Here is a brief summary of what is not allowed to be included in your video content. You can find the full detailed restrictions in our Guide To The Big Screen.
The following applies to all content:
You must own all the content, including the footage and audio. All content must be copyright-free;
No depiction of violence;
No sex or nudity (including unnecessary expose of the human body);
No offensive language;
No stereotypical assumptions should be portrayed;
No glamorisation of alcohol, drugs, solvents or smoking can be shown;
No mention of self-harming or suicide;
Footage filmed on an un-stablised mobile phone is not allowed.
The following also applies to your submitted content:
Only 5 seconds of end title cards allowed, unless sending an advert;
No digital on-screen graphics (this excludes those shown in the background of your video).