Designing Menus with Encore DVD

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Taylor & Francis, Nov 12, 2012 - Performing Arts - 256 pages
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Designed to complement the Encore DVD software documentation, this full-color book begins with a brief description of the DVD specification, then introduces readers to DVD authoring concepts such as menu creation, timeline construction, navigation, transcoding, and disc mastering. Readers learn how to plan and manage projects, and how to master the workflows between Encore and other Adobe applications such as Photoshop, Premiere, and After Effects to create well-structured and engaging menus. The companion DVD contains documents for planning a DVD, tutorial projects, and a library of royalty free, customizable, templates.

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Digital Video and DVDDesign
Timelines andPlaylists
InteractionDesign Deliverables
Menu ColorSet
The Menu Editor
User Operations
Styles Palette
The Workflow
Workingin EncoreDVD Setting Button Propertiesand Links

The PurposeofGrids Using Color Imagery Animation
Animation Properties
The EncoreDVD User Interface Project Menus
Building Projects

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About the author (2012)

John Skidgel is an award-winning user interface designer who designed the Flash Video Kit that shipped with Macromedia Dreamweaver. Having designed several products at both Adobe and Macromedia, he has great insight into producing Flash Video with the Creative Suite. He is currently a senior designer at Google where he designs tools for Web designers and developers. He is the author of two books in the Focal Press DV Expert Series entitled 'Producing 24p Video' and 'Designing Menus with Encore DVD.'

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