Netflix Production Requirements

Camera Requirements For Netflix

Ready to produce your documentary? If you want to have a shot at Netflix, you will have to use a 4K camera with a true 4K sensor.

    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.)
  • Netflix List Of Approved Cameras*

    Canon C300 MK II
    Canon C500
    Canon C700
    Panasonic VariCam 35
    Panasonic VariCam 35 LT
    RED Dragon
    RED Helium
    RED Weapon
    Panavision DXL
    Sony F55
    Sony F65
    Sony FS7
    Arri ALEXA 65
    Blackmagic Design URSA Mini 4.6K
    Blackmagic Design URSA 4.6K
    *This list changes often. See the current Netflix list.

    For more Netflix Production and Post-Production Requirements, see Netflix Partner Help Center.




     

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