These projects are ASSEMBLED from Adobe after effects 7.0
provided in 1280 720 HD format however and output is a simple true format down scale output.

  Project Download includes
  DVD Menu HD1280
After effects v7.0 builder
  Canopus codec
  Render time 9 minutes  
Size (34Mb)  




The purpose of this package is to allow creation of a functional DVD HD menu which will include your image in the respective window
You will require to have adobeAFX/ encore and photoshop HD capable

You will need the canopus HQ codec get it here
STEP 1 Download the pack which includes all necessary files including the illustrated motion background (39MB)
STEP 2 install the supplied font

The composition is relatively simple however you are required to manually insert your wedding couple image into the DVD menu, to do this -
open into photoshop the dvd menu goldenwedding_enc_hd.psd
expand and make visible the photo folder to reveal the photo layer shown
it is the key to easily including your own image.

please ensure make sure to retain the frame layer order together with layer names

STEP 4a - open any image you wish to use in photo shop
From the photoshop menu choose select - All then Edit copy merged
this will place your image in the clipboard switch to the filmstrip image
STEP 4b open the layers panel as shown opposite
mouse click on the Photo layer to make it active as shown in blue

STEP 4c CTRL+ mouse click on the image layer thumb to load the image selection as shown, Ensure you click the image thumbnail as illustrated with the hand cursor over the thumbnail.
if you complete this correctly the photo will be highlighted with the selection border
STEP 4d Choose Edit - paste into This will paste your image into the selection creating a new layer 1 as shown in image 2
choose edit- transform - scale to adjust the size of your image to the correct visual appearance use the drag handles to resize to fit the existing window.
press enter to apply the transformation. It may be advisable to remove from view the existing photo layer using the eye layer check box to allow visual perfection of this.
When complete drag the existing photo layer to the bin below then rename your layer to Photo as per the deleted layer (The name must be identical case sensitive)
and hide the photo folder (After Effects will extract the new layer)
save the file when complete.

Open the after effects 50th.aep project and render the motion background for use in encore as the background to the provided DVD menu