If MadDash is creating the AdDash ad

If client is providing finished video ad
and companion banners

Video Footage:

If you would like to submit existing footage for use in your AdDash ad, please use the following guidelines for the best results and compatibility. Files can be submitted via the MadDash FTP site (preferred), a large file transfer service like yousendit.com or wetransfer.com (please send to support@maddash.net) or on a data CD/DVD or USB drive. Woburn mailing address.

ALL FILES/DRIVES MUST BE WINDOWS COMPATIBLE. We can not accept Mac formatted files or drives.

Electronic file preferred, the less compressed the better:

Video Codec:
A lossless .mov file using an Animation or H.264 codec

Audio Sample Rate:

30 (29.97)

Frame Size:
1920x1080 is preferred but a minimum of 1280x720 if 16:9, 720x480 if 4:3 is acceptable (Please do not letterbox or pillarbox)

NTSC formats we can accept, these may not provide high quality results:
--Beta SP
--Mini DV

Additional formats may be submitted but may incur an additional charge for conversion to our preferrable formats. For example any file encoded with proprietary codecs like Apple ProRes


Video should be encoded as an MP4 with H.264 codec and uncompressed audio. Dimensions should be a minimum of 640x360 pixels but we can take original size files at 1280x720 or 1920x1080 as well.

Supporting Photography, Logos & Graphics:


Minimum size:
1920x1080 pixels at 72 ppi
All standard file types are accepted (.psd, .jpg, .tif, .gif, .png, .eps)

The bigger the better so we can crop or zoom into the photo if applicable.

Vector format (.ai or .eps - Windows compatible)
All fonts should be converted to outlines/curves.

Color Palette:
Please provide RGB versions of your approved colors. PMS/Pantone and CMYK colors do not always translate to video well.


Style Guide:

Supporting Info:
Any additional supporting graphics, photography, campaigns, documents or logos that may be pertinent to the video subject.


Four(4) companion banners should be submitted along with your video content. The sizes are as follows:

Leaderboard - 728x90

Skyscraper - 300x600

Medium Rectangle - 300x250

Small Rectangle - 300x60

pixels at 72 ppi. The files should be saved as jpg or png.


If you have any questions regarding the information here please contact support@maddash.net

Here are the instructions for accessing the MadDash FTP Server.

1. Open My Computer or (Computer in Windows Vista or 7)
2. In the Address bar copy & paste the following.


followed by Enter or Return on the keyboard or click the Go arrow to the right of the address bar

3. Create a new folder with your company name and copy files into that folder.

If using an FTP Client, here is the information you’ll need to setup a profile.

Server: ftp.maddash.net
Username: updown
Password: E302E653

PDF Instructions