Class Intro

Class Section 1


This site contains training for Supply Chain Standards covered by the MovieLabs Digital Distribution Framework (MDDF).

This training is targeted for a broad audience. Some sections apply to eveyone. Some are more specific. We'll provide guidance as to which is which.


We suggest eveyone watch the general introduction videos. Then explore what's interesting to you.

Section 1 - MDDF Motivation and Architecture

  • Introduction -- Essential material; everyone should watch these
  • Avails and Title List -- TVOD Avails and SVOD Title Lists: How communicate asset information and business terms
  • Metadata -- Common Metadata and Media Entertainment Core (MEC)
  • Media Manifest -- Media Manifest, Media Manifest Core (MMC) for delivery, and Cross-Platform Extras (CPE) for bonus and interactivity
  • Identifiers -- Essential information about identifiers. Sooner or later you will need this information.
  • MDDF API -- Describes API (computer-to-computer interface) to support full automation of MDDF workflows

Section 2 - Workflows and Use Cases (Coming soon)

  • Core Concepts
  • Avails – Accept – Reporting Workflow
  • User-facing metadata across all windows
  • Delivering media-related metadata (Manifest, MMC)
  • Includes exceptions and localization
  • Interactivity as part of a broader view of content delivery

Section 3 - Encoding Instructions

  • Language Encoding – Information on language encoding including the Language Metadata Table (LMT)

(more coming)

Please reference the following for detailed encoding information