We're interested in video and audio content that helps us show the world what's happening here at Cornell. Cornell people, events, research—you name it. In order to post your content on CornellCast, we will need the following:

  1. Information about your content or event. 
  2. Permission from the speaker/artist/participant(s).
  3. High-resolution video file(s).

File Specifications

File extension: .mp4 or .mov
Screen size: Same as source, up to 1920x1080. Always maintain the aspect ratio of your content.
Frame Rate: Same as source (typically 29.97 fps)
Video codec: H.264
Data Rate: Approximately 3-10 mbps, depending on program length and content. Ask us, we can help!
Audio codec: AAC
Audio quality: 128 kbps stereo 
Audio frequency: 44.1 kHz

Don't forget to deinterlace! 

Sending Your Files

Most videos can be submitted to CornellCast via FTP, or Cornell's Dropbox service. Contact us at cornellcast@cornell.edu and we will provide further instructions.

Tapes or data DVDs should be sent via campus mail, to:

Tara Walworth
University Communications
312 College Ave

Please be sure to clearly label your materials with title, date recorded and contact info.

Contact Us

Crew scheduling and event coordination: Tara Walworth, trw43@cornell.edu or 607-255-2296

Technical questions (compression and submission how-to): Carrie Sanzone, cms92@cornell.edu or 607-793-3996

General inquiries and site feedback: cornellcast@cornell.edu