Indonesia Broadcast Specifications and Requirements

Regions Covered

✔ Indonesia

To maintain a consistently high quality product, XR requires all material to be supplied to the following specifications:

Requirements at a glance

Unique identifier(s): Clock number (no standardised format)
Pre/post roll required: Yes
HD/SD: HD or SD (4:3) depending on broadcaster requirements
Audio: Max Peak -10dBFS
Clearance: Lembaga Sensor Film

 


Content Layout

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Countdown Clock

A clock is mandatory for this region, it should display a countdown starting at 10 and the following information:

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Please note!

Clock must be mute, if there is any audio it will fail QC

Title on the clock must match the title in the local clearance document


HD File Specification

Format XDCAM 1080/50 Apple ProRes 422HQ 1080/50
Container MOV or MXF MOV
Video Codec XDCAM 422 Apple Quicktime ProRes 422 (HQ)
GOP Long GOP -
Profile MPEG-2 422P@HL HQ
Frame Size 1920x1080 1920x1080
Frame Rate 25 FPS 25 FPS
Scan Type Interlaced, Upper/Top Field First Interlaced, Upper/Top Field First
Aspect Ratio 16:9 16:9
Pixel Aspect Ratio Square Pixels (1.0) Square Pixels (1.0)
Video Bit Rate 50Mb/s CBR -
Chroma 4:2:2 4:2:2
Audio Codec Integer (Big/Little Endian) PCM Integer (Little Endian) PCM
Audio Bit Depth 24bit 24bit
Audio Sample Rate 48kHz 48kHz
Audio Bit Rate Uncompressed Uncompressed

HD Title Safety

 

All graphics, text, and frame composition elements should be placed within the safe title area to prevent key content from being cut off.

Important!

  • Trans TV HD will accept commercials in HD 16:9 format only. Title safe area will be at 90% of width and height of active picture area.
  • Bumi Hijau, First Media HD, Kompas TV HD, Metro TV HD, NET TV HD, Trans 7 HD, IVM HD, SCTV HD and Transvision HD can accept HD commercials with the title safe area at 90% of width and height of active picture area
  • Please ensure that any logos/graphics displayed are not overlapping any stations’/channels’ logo as per the guide provided by respective media agencies.

SD File Specification

Format Apple ProRes 422HQ 625/50 IMX50 625/50
Container MOV MOV or MXF
Video Codec Apple Quicktime ProRes 422 (HQ) MPEG IMX 625/50
GOP - -
Profile HQ 422@Main
Frame Size 720x576 720x576
Frame Rate 25 FPS 25 FPS
Scan Type Interlaced, Upper/Top Field First Interlaced, Upper/Top Field First
Aspect Ratio

4:3

4:3

Pixel Aspect Ratio 1.0940 1.0940
Video Bit Rate - -
Chroma 4:2:2 4:2:2
Audio Codec Integer (Little Endian) PCM Integer (Little Endian) PCM
Audio Bit Depth 16 bit 16 bit
Audio Sample Rate 48kHz 48kHz
Audio Bit Rate Uncompressed Uncompressed

SD Title Safety

4:3

All graphics, text, and frame composition elements should be placed within the safe title area to prevent key content from being cut off.

Important!

Please ensure that any logos/graphics displayed are not overlapping any stations’/channels’ logo as per the guide provided by respective media agencies.


Video Levels

All video signals should comply with ITU-R BT.709-5 (HD) or ITU-R BT.601-7 (SD) and video signals should not exceed the specified limits.

Video levels should not exceed 700mV, or fall below 0mv

Luminance (Y) -1% and 103%
(between -7mV and 721mV)
RGB video levels -5% and 105%
(between -35mV and 735mV)

Out of gamut tolerance

Whilst XR and the Broadcasters will reject illegal video levels they understand there may be instances where it is difficult to completely avoid, and following EBU recommendation Rec.103-2000 will allow a small tolerance, assuming that no more than 1% of the active picture is in error.


Audio Levels

Max Peak -10dBFS

  • Permitted Maximum Level : -10dBFS / +10dBu
  • Alignment Level : 1kHz@ -20dBFS
  • Ballistic : PPM Type II

Audio Channel Configurations

Stereo
Channel # Audio
1 Stereo Left
2 Stereo Right

Subtitles

This region can only accept open/burnt in captions.


Audio Description

Audio Description isn't currently supported in this region.


Clearance

Do you need help with clearance or regulatory compliance?

XR's Campaign Services teams can assist you! Please reach out to your local team for more information, addtional fees apply.

All TV commercials need to be cleared by Lembaga Sensor Film (LSF). LSF also covers cinema clearance. Digital commercials do not require clearance from LSF, but instead must be cleared the respective media owners of the digital/online platforms that they will be on.

To initiate the clearance process, you must supply...

  • Storyboard with script, the following information must be included:
    • Client
    • Product
    • Campaign
    • Title
    • Duration
    • Language
    • Country of Production
  • Low-res MP4 video for reference
  • For commercials for products containing chemicals, a Ministry of Health (MOH) certification is required to be
    provided along with the submission.
  • For commercials involving food, pharmaceutical, and cosmetic products, approval from ‘Badan Pengawas
    Obat dan Makanan’ (BPOM) must be provided. 
  • If the product contains chemicals, certification from either BPOM or MOH can be provided

Applications are made on Standard service, the results are available within 4 working days. LSF’s working hours are 9am to 6pm time (GMT + 7 ).


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