Robin Williams DVD Design Workshop

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Peachpit Press, 2004 - Computers - 306 pages

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 necessary technical information and design inspiration in the classic informal and friendly style that has made Robin's books continual best-sellers.

Robin Williams DVD Design Workshop provides all of the information 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 include examples 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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The Meaning of DVD
Formats Primer
Designers Toolbox

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About the author (2004)

John Tollett is an illustrator, art director, and designer, with over 30 years experience in the graphic design world. He has co-authored several books with Robin, including Robin Williams Design Workshop. 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 with John and Robin. Robin Williams has written dozens of award-winning and bestselling books, including The Little Mac OS X Book, The Non-Designer's Design Book, and Robin Williams Design Workshop.

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