Netflix Camera Requirements
4K Resolution: • Camera must have a true 4K sensor (equal to or greater than 4096 photosites wide).
Recording Format: • Minimum of 16-bit Linear or 10-bit Log processing • Bitrate of at least 240 Mbps (at 23.98/24 fps) recording • Recording format must be set to either: RAW (uncompressed or lightly compressed sensor data) Log color space (i.e. S-Log3, V-Log, CanonLog3, REDLogFilm, BMDLog, LogC)
No looks or color corrections should be baked into the original camera files. • Files must maintain all metadata (i.e. Tape Name, Timecode, Frame Rate, ISO, WB, etc.)
Aspect Ratio / Framing: • Aspect ratios greater than 2.00:1 must be evaluated and discussed with Netflix for approval. • Framing chart must be shot before principal photography begins, and processed through the dailies pipeline which will be shared with editorial, post-production, and VFX.