As the user swipes through an image gallery, they will swipe to the full-screen Interstitial ad unit. As the user completes quiz questions, they will progress to a the full-widget width and height Interstitial ad unit.

full-screen Interstitial ad unit

Creative Guidelines

  • Placement: Displayed as the user swipes through images and as the user completes quiz questions within the IMDb site.
  • Dimensions: 2560x2560; 1360x1360 safe zone across all devices as visible areas vary across platforms
  • Formatting: The minimum font size is 48pt to account for variation in display resolutions.

Safe Zone (highlighted in red)

Safe Zone (highlighted in red)
Safe Zone (highlighted in red)

✔ Do:

  • Provide 1 CTA

✘ Do not:

  • Include any vital copy or elements outside of the 1360x1360 safe zone
  • Include more than 1 CTA

Asset Specifications

Serving: 1st party only
Core Dimensions: 2560x2560
File Weight of Backup Image: 2mb
Supported Devices: Desktop and mobile
Supported Date Messaging: Up to 5 unique date messages
Restrictions: 1) Supports 1 call to action and click through link to a landing page. 2) Ad is frequency capped at 2x/day

Production Timeline

IMDb Ad Production Timelines account for the number of business days it will take to produce an ad unit. Ad Production Timelines include all typical phases of an ad lifecycle such as booking, design, trafficking and testing. Timelines vary depending on who is responsible for designing the ad unit.

  • All timelines begin when design assets are received and approved by IMDb.
  • All timelines end when the ad unit is live on IMDb properties.
Client Built Timeline2 business days
IMDb Built Timeline5 business days

Asset Deliverables

Each ad execution has unique requirements necessary to produce the individual unit. Failure to provide assets in compliance with the guidelines and technical specifications will impact launch dates.

  • Client Designed
    • * Final designed IMDb Interstitial PSD template
    • Fonts in .otf or .ttf format
    • Messaging, CTA, and date schedule
    • Clickthrough link
  • IMDb Designed
    • High resolution layered key art PSDs
    • Layered title treatment (with tagline and cast names if they are to be included in the design)
    • Advertising copy, legal lines, logos, and rating bugs
    • Fonts in .otf or .ttf format
    • Design direction and/or pre-existing ad units for reference
    • Brand guidelines
    • Clickthrough link

Photoshop Templates