There are two ways to upload Brightcove videos: (i) from your 3Play Media account or (ii) directly from your Brightcove account. This article explains the first way.
Step 1- Click Upload Media
After logging into your 3Play Media project, click on Upload Media located in the upper left-hand corner of the page.
Step 2- Select Linked Brightcove Account
Click on Linked Accounts.and from the drop down menu that appears, select your linked Brightcove account.
Step 3- Select Videos
After selecting the linked Brightcove account you will directed to a feed of all of your available Brightcove assets.
Select the videos from the feed of the thumbnails that you would like to caption by checking the box to the left of the thumbnail. Notice as assets are selected the count within the Process button changes as videos are selected or deselected.
The number of videos displayed on a page can be changed from 5, 10, 25, 50, or 100 videos. By default 10 are displayed.Check the box located to the left of Preview to select all the videos displayed on the current page you are on.
Note: Each batch of selected videos will be uploaded to a single destination folder (specified in step 5).
Step 4- Click Process
Click the Process button located above your list of Brightcove videos. You will see a count of the number of videos selected.
Step 5- Choose Service
Select the default service English Transcription and Captioning to have 3Play Media create your captions from scratch. If you already have a transcript that you would like 3Play Media to sync with a Brightcove asset, select Alignment. Spanish-Latin American Transcription and Captioning, is also available.
By default, Transcription and Captioning is selected. If you need your content transcribed to create captions and use 3Play Media's interactive video plugins, leave this option selected.
If you already have a transcript for your content, select Alignment Only.
See more information on 3Play Media's Transcript Alignment Service.
Spanish-Latin American Transcription and Captioning, is NOT a translation service. This service is used for Spanish content, that needs Spanish-Latin American Transcription and Captioning.
See more information on 3Play Media's Spanish Transcription Service.
Step 6- Add-On Services: Audio Description & Vertical Caption Placement
Check the box next to Add Audio Description and/or Add Caption Placement under Add-On Services to order these services.
Once the box Add Audio Description is checked select one of three options: Standard Audio Description, Extended Audio Description, or Use 3Play’s Recommendation.
Learn more about the difference between Standard and Extended Audio Description here.
If you are unsure as to whether your video will require Standard or Extended Audio Description, you can opt to Use 3Play’s Recommendation. Learn more about using 3Play’s Recommendation here.
Vertical Caption Placement
Check the box Add Caption Placement under Add-On Services to also include this in the order.
Step 7- Select Turnaround Time
Next set your turnaround service level and click Continue.
See more information on turnaround service levels.
Step 8- Select Folder Location
Select an existing folder to upload your content to or create a new folder for this batch.
Once a folder has been selected click Continue.
Step 9- Review Order and Cancellation Policy
Review your order summary.
If you notice in your summary you would like to if you would like to change the destination folder, turnaround time, service type, or selected media files please go back and make the desired changes BEFORE clicking Place Order
Read the cancelation policy and check the box acknowledging that you have read the policy.
Step 10- Place Order
Once you have reviewed your order checked the box acknowledging the cancelation policy, click Place Order.
Once Place Order is clicked your files will begin uploading and will start in the Pending State.
Upon completion of the transcription process, the captions will be sent back automatically to the Brightcove asset if Postback Captions is enabled within the linked account's settings. View step 11 of the Brightcove integration setup article to learn more about Postback Captions.