We're interested in videos that help us show the world what's happening here at Cornell. People, projects, 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). Download our release form.
  3. High-resolution video file(s).


Download our release form.

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 or 30 fps), constant
Video codec: H.264 (main or high profile)
Data Rate: Approximately 5-10 mbps, depending on program length, content and resolution. If your video is 1280x720, use a bitrate of at least 5 mbps; for 1980x1080 video, use 10 mbps.
Audio codec: AAC
Audio data rate: 128-320 kbps stereo (128 kbps is common, but go high-end for musical performances)
Audio frequency: 44.1 or 48 kHz

Don't forget to deinterlace! 

Sending Your Files

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

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

c/o Carrie Sanzone

245 Day Hall

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

Contact Us

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

Technical questions (about video submissions, embed code, rss feeds, etc.): Carrie Sanzone, cms92@cornell.edu or 607-793-3996

General inquiries and site feedback: cornellcast@cornell.edu