Uploading a Video

Before you can manage a video, you must upload it.

To upload a video:
  1. Log in to the Backlot UI.
  2. Click ADD NEW CONTENT and select VIDEO.
  3. Select one or more files to upload and click Open.
  4. If you selected VR 360 videos (see VR 360 Videos), select the VR 360 checkbox and select the type of content (Monoscopic or Stereoscopic (side-by-side). If you are uploading a VR 360 asset, Backlot will automatically pick the relevant processsing profile for you.
  5. In the Processing Profile drop down menu, select a processing profile. (This step is optional, so you can leave the selection on Automatic processing if you wish).
  6. Click Upload. The video(s) appear on the MANAGE page as Backlot begins processing. After Backlot completes, it changes the STATUS to LIVE.
  7. Change the default name in the TITLE field and provide a description of the video in the DESCRIPTION field. If you are using the desktop version of Backlot, you can simply drag videos from your computer to the application.