When ingesting a new channels you will need to upload a json file per channel with the metadata. The metadata file is used to populate the EPG and other pages so that your customers can decide what they want to watch. 

You can upload all metadata as a json file directly to the S3 bucket. Please follow these specification to connect the metadata file to the correct media file and populate the desired metadata fields. 

Required fields for features

The presentation of your content is only as good as your metadata and some features like parental control need specific metadata to function.

  • Collections: To get a wide selection of collections you will need to add genre and labels to your metadata. You can compile collections with movies, shows and channels.
  • Search: This feature uses title, actors and directors
  • Parental control: If you want to implement this feature you will need to add an age rating to the content.