Playlist mastering and versioning


The Sundog Playlist Mastering tool is an intelligent playlist generator, combining powerful asset management, best in class JPEG2000 encoding for cinema, cinema asset ingest, powerful frame accurate preview and review, template based versioning, distribution and packaging.


Virtually unlimited scale: encode and wrapping runs in the background while you create more versions in the UI.  Integrate the Sundog enterprise API to allow even faster work, make hundreds of versions in minutes.


Playlist Engine Specification


  • SMPTE and Interop DCP
  • IMF, OpenTimeline and DPP coming soon
  • 2K, 4K, HD and UHD
  • 2D Frame Rates: 16,18, 20, 22, 24, 25, 30, 48, 50, 60, 96, 100, 120
  • 3D Frame Rates: 24, 25, 30, 48, 50, 60
  • Encode JPEG2000 bitrates up to 500Mbps
  • High efficiency JPEG2000 encoder - Industry leading picture quality*
  • High speed background encode and wrap
  • Dolby Atmos versioning and sync track striping
  • Frame accurate navigation and sync
  • Automatic CPL naming according to DC File Naming Convention
  • Full encryption and KDM support with watermarking control
  • Independent validation using CineCert Wailua tools



*independently evaluated

Ingest engine specification


  • Asset Ingest validation using Sundog and CineCert Wailua
  • Playlist aware asset management
  • Cinema Content Creation Cloud Identifier - C4ID
  • Asset de-duplication for maximum storage and archive efficiency
  • Sundog Digital Cinema object metadata
  • Optimise your cloud search, processing and archive in 3rd party systems using C4ID and Sundog Metadata


Timeline UI


  • Fully web based UI - no local app or assets
  • Full segmented media view for reel and sequence based editing
  • Content-aware tracks for image, audio, timed text and auxiliary assets
  • Frame accurate proxy preview player
  • Clear frame based in point & out point identification for operators
  • Playlist duplication for templating and rapid versioning
  • CPL Import for reversioning and multi-platform projects
  • Playlist format intelligence to conform mixed assets