Quality Control (QC) Vocabulary

QC Vocabulary defines terms that are used in QC with the goals of 1) Ensuring that terms are used consistently, and 2) ensuring that terms are encoded consistently. The page for this topic is here.

This page shows terms for the "CARD" category. Cards include dub cards, ratings cards, health cards, or any other short video or images that precedes or follows the main feature.

This category was introduced in Version 1.1.

Version 1.1, December 17, 2019

Term Description Definition V
ALIASING-STEPPINGAliasing/SteppingThe edges of the text or graphics have jagged diagonal lines from a lack of resolution1.1
ANIMATION-ERRORError in animationAny error in animation, such as the globe rotating the wrong direction.1.1
ASPECT-RATIOAspect RatioCard is in a different aspect ratio than rest of feature content1.1
BANDINGBandingVisible artifacts that result in rough color transitions in color gradations. This is often visible in black. Also known as "Quantizing" or "Posterization".1.1
BILLING-BLOCKIncorrect billing blockDubbing cast and crew are either credited incorrectly or in the wrong order.1.1
COLORCard color issuesCard colorspace or background color does not match the master or textless plate.1.1
COMPOSITING-ERRORCompositing ErrorThe edges, matte lines or combination of two elements has issues related to the title compositing process1.1
COMPOSITING-NOISECompositing NoiseA specific area or the edges around a text overlay are unnaturally noisy1.1
CONTENTIncorrect ContentCard contains outdated or otherwise incorrect data (e.g., old anti-piracy card, or an anti-piracy card where a ratings card was expected)1.1
DURATION-TIMINGDuration/TimingCard timing or duration is too short or long against specification.1.1
LANGUAGEIncorrect languageCard contains incorrect language.1.1
LEGAL-EXCLUSIONLegal IssueCard violates legal constraints.1.1
LUMINANCECard luminance issuesCard luminance (brightness) is out of specification, or is otherwise unacceptable. For example, a very bright card is added to a dark movie.1.1
MISSPELLINGSpelling/Grammar/PunctuationMisspelled words or misspelled proper name in text.1.1
OTHEROther card issuesOther card issues not addressed by other terms1.1
PLACEMENTPlacementCard is placed in an unusual or inappropriate position on the screen; other than TITLE-SAFE. Examples include off-centered titles, or inconsistent placement of text on cards in sequence.1.1
SEQUENCINGIncorrect card sequencingWhen multiple cards are provided, they are in the wrong order.1.1
TITLE-SAFETitle SafeCard text or images are placed too close to the edges of the screen that they are out of Title safe specifications. (SMPTE specification for HD is 10%). See INCORRECT-PLACEMENT1.1
VIDEOCard has video issueCard has video issue. A separate issue with VIDEO category should be submitted in conjunction with this error.1.1