Robin Williams DVD design workshop

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Peachpit Press, 2004 - Computers - 306 pages
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Robin Williams DVD Design Workshop provides a clear, accessible introduction to the world of DVD menu design and authoring. If you're an amateur video artist, home-movie buff, or professional designer, you can use this book as a great introduction to learning how to create DVDs for your personal use or professional projects. John Tollett, David Rohr, and Robin Williams make it easy by presenting necessarytechnical information and design inspiration in the classic informaland friendly style that has made Robin's books continual best-sellers.

Robin Williams DVD Design Workshop provides all of theinformation you need to understand the DVD authoring process and to get started with your own DVD projects. You'll learn about the advantages of the DVD format, applications of DVD technology, hardware requirements, and the pros and cons of various consumer vs. prosumer DVD authoring tools. The book also includes overviews of leading Mac and PC DVD authoring software tools, such as iDVD, MyDVD, DVD Studio Pro, DVD Producer and more. To get you inspired, the authors includeexamples of successful (and sometimes unusual) DVD interface designs from professional designers and major Hollywood studios. Valuable outsource resources for packaging and distributing your own DVD are also included.

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Contents

The Meaning of DVD
2
Formats Primer
8
Designers Toolbox
31
Copyright

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About the author (2004)

Robin Williams is the author of dozens of best-selling and award-winning books, including "The Non-Designer's D""esign Boo"k, "The Non-Designer's Ty""pe Boo"k, "The Little Mac Bo""ok," "Robin Williams Mac OS X B""ook," "Robin Williams Design Works""hop," and "Web Design Worksh""op," Through her writing, teaching, and seminars, Robin has influenced a generation of computer users in the areas of design, typography, the Mac, desktop publishing, and the Web.

Robin Williams is the author of dozens of best-selling and award-winning books about the Macintosh, including the groundbreaking The Little Mac Book and Robin Williams Mac OS X Book. She is an icon in the Mac community. Through her writing, teaching, and seminars, Robin has educated and influenced an entire generation of computer users in the areas of design, typography, desktop publishing, the Mac, and the Web. John Tollett's graphics background includes working as a designer, art director, and illustrator at advertising agencies and as a freelancer.

David Rohr is an experienced print/Web/digital designer and owner of the award-winning Web design firm Panorama Point. He co-authored Robin Williams Web Design Workshop.

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