SPECIFICATIONS FOR DIGITAL ART

ACCEPTED APPLICATIONS

The preferred material format is a PDF however we accept material using these applications:

– Indesign 2.0, CS, CS2, CS3, CS5.5
– Quark Xpress 3.32 and 4.1 (Document must be accompanied by all images and fonts)
– Adobe Illustrator (up to CS5.5) (Document must have all fonts outlined and in an Illustrator eps format)
– Photoshop (up to CS5.5)
– Acrobat 9.0
– Microsoft Word (.txt files only). DO NOT SUPPLY FINISHED ART, LOGOS OR PICTURES IN THIS PROGRAM

Digital art MUST be supplied using one of the above programs.

NOTE: Complete material supplied in:

– Pagemaker
– Microsoft Publisher
– Microsoft Word

will NOT be accepted.

LOGO & PICTURES

– JPEG’s – uncompressed, 300dpi at size
– Illustrator EPS’s (fonts outlined)
– TIFF’s – uncompressed, 300dpi at size

MATERIAL TRANSFER

– CD Rom (send to Head Office)
– Quickcut
– Websend
– Email

All ADVERTISING and EDITORIAL material to be emailed to: magazines@starnewsgroup.com.au

 

Advertising material should be sent separately from editorial material and should have the job/booking no.(6 digits) in the subject line followed by the school name and publication.
When emailing photos please make sure they are supplied as attachments (.JPG Files) and not pasted in the text of your email. Editorials should be attached as word documents (Please do not include pictures in the word document).

IMPORTANT

All artwork supplied must be in CMYK and 300dpi.

DO NOT supply photos which have been scanned bigger than they have been used in your material.This only makes the file size larger than it has to be.

All fonts and images supporting the final output file MUST be supplied.
A laser proof of your file MUST be supplied with your disk. Screen 85lpi, 4 Colour 100lpi.
True Type Fonts are not accepted, your final material should be made up of only Postscript Fonts.
Film is not accepted.
Total ink coverage of a flat CMYK colour should not exceed 240%.
Maximum number of nodes in a single path not to exceed 1600.

A5 SPECIFICATIONS Sizes (Height x Width)

Full page with bleed 220mm x 158mm
Full page – NO bleed 184mm x 128mm 19 x 2
Half page (vertical) 184mm x 62mm 19 x 1
Half page (horizontal) 90mm x 128mm 9 x 2
Quarter page (vertical) 90mm x 62mm 9 x 1
Third page 58mm x 128mm 6 x 2

MAGAZINES – Word Counts

A5

With picture:

Quarter page (No room for picture)
Half page 200
Full page 350

Without picture:

Quarter page 160-170
Half page 240-250
Full page 540-550

NOTE: No responsibility will be taken by Themes Media (Star News Group) for the quality of supplied scanned images and digital art.