Video - In stream video VAST



Asset:Pre-roll (VAST)
Dimensions:640x360 minimum (1280x720 or 1920x1080 preferred)

Aspect Ratio 16:9

Max File Size: Min: 20mb

Max: 512mb

Max. length 6, 15 or 30 secs
File Format:MP4

Bit Rate H.264

Delivered as pre or mid-roll TV style ads in ACM Video Players across the ACM masthead network.

Video Pre-roll can be served by ACM or 3rd party tags (please see below )

Pre-roll VAST

  • VAST redirects supported for pre roll ads.
  • Maximum duration is 15 or 30 seconds.
  • Bit rate must be less than 1000kbps.
  • Required codec .h264.
  • Supported browsers and devices.

Ad Serving Capabilities

Creative should be provided either as:

  • MOV/AVI/MP4 assets (maximum file size 512mb). 3rd party impression and click tracking tags are also accepted.
  • 3rd party redirect tags.
  • If 3rd Party ad served, please contact the supported 3rd Party vendor listed below for more information.

Dimensions: 640x360 minimum (1280x720 or 1920x1080 preferred), 16:9 aspect ratio

Minimum file size: 20mb

Maximum file size: 512mb

Supported 3rd Party Ad Vendors



Lead Times

10 business days lead time.

Creative specifications can change at any time – always refer to the ACM AdCentre.



Robbie Gibbs
Head of Digital Sales – National
Australian Community Media
0405 073 571 Email Robbie Gibbs