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IN A BOX PACKS
DVD in a Box: Package     
Wedding Package 1
Adobe Encore
Please be aware that this package will require
Adobe Encore V1.5 DVD software
V1.0 can however use the supplied menus.
  Create a professional Wedding DVD in 5 Minutes with Digital Video Team!
If you are just starting off in DVD and would like to bypass the huge learning curve for authoring we have the answer

Our Wedding DVD package will allow you to completely produce a truely broadcast level wedding DVD in 5 minutes even if you have no knowledge whatsoever of Adobe Encore Software !!!
The package can be downloaded for immediate use with a separate download available for the optional motion background both of which will simply stun all members of your family ..
 
 

Overview...
How is this possible ?
With adobe Encore we have created a complete professional dvd template, its the easiest and quickest way you will ever find to produce a truely stunning Professionally authored DVD.
Everything is included
All the menus,audio and disc settings are fully assembled and linked
all you have to do, is have 5 video clips and 11 photographs ready to load !!! and a blank DVD ready to burn !!!

Motion Menu background DVD (Optional)
includes audio

 

Static Menu background package
includes audio

Motion DVD Background
23Mb
Available to download now !




 
DVD Package
3.7Mb
Available to download now !



 

 
 
Lets get started in creating your very first broadcast level Wedding DVD
 
 

Select your DVD format
Step 1

Pal Version
a. Download the package which includes the comprehensive encore builder ,audio,menus and all fonts (3.7MB)
b Download the optional motion background (23MB) download, this is included on our DVD if you do not have  broadband

NTSCVersion
a. Download the package which includes the comprehensive encore builder ,audio,menus and all fonts
(3.7MB)
b Download the optional motion background (23MB) download, this is included on our DVD if you do not have broadband
        


Step 2. Extract the download files to your preferred project location
The download is in compressed.rar format so you will require a .RAR extractor
fi you do not have it
get it here
 
 

Step 3. Firstly Install the font used for the text content in the menu
Install CARMINE.TTF font from the download into your system (the font file is located in the font folder)
This is easily done by opening your computer control panel and selecting the fonts icon when the fonts folder opens select file -install new font then locate the downloaded CARMINE.TTF file


 
 

Step 4. Authoring your DVD

( PAL)
4.1Open Adobe Encore
4.2 select file- open project
-"wedding_box_pal.ncor" (from the download)
or
( NTSC)
4.2 select file- open project
-"wedding_box_ntsc.ncor" (from the download)

The project is fully assembled and ready to go !!
Select File - Preview and test your complete dvd..........
on the first play menu note the holder for your image or video
and the name/date text
to be altered to your title
Navigate to the scene select menu and click on the video thumbnails
1.Getting ready video holder will play your getting ready video clip,
2.The ceremony video holder will play your ceremony video clip, etc
and
the play button will play video sequence getting ready,ceremony,just married,reception
,highlights then the photos and return to the main menu.
Your 5 video clips will replace the videos for each link and your 11 photos will replace the images

4.3 Lets now include your videos and photos ! and activate the motion elements.

4.3.1 Replacing the first play menu thumb with your image or video
The project panel shown in the image below should be visible in Encore ( if not Select Window - Project )set up the panel exactly as shown in the image below then
right mouse click on .first play menu Video or photo as illustrated by marker 1
below, Select - Replace Asset.. from the provided menu.
This will open a file selection box simply navigate to your photograph or video clip - then click the open button


NB If you are using a video all thumbnails will auto update in the menus and you can skip this step , however if you are using a static image to force encore to update the thumbnail - select the photo button properties box
Select the link shown choose delete then reselect the link and choose
photo :chapter 1
The menu thumbnail will update to your static image
(common questions are explained in our on-line members tutorial area
)

4.3.2 Replacing the scene videos with your video
within the Encore "Your video" folder
right mouse click on
1.Getting ready video holder Select - Replace Asset.. from the provided menu.
This will open a file selection box simply navigate to your getting ready video clip - then click the open button

Repeat this process for 2.The ceremony video holderreplacing this clip with your wedding ceremony video clip.
Repeat this process for 3.Just Married video holder replacing this clip with your just married video clip
Repeat this process for 4.Reception video holder replacing this clip with your reception video clip
Repeat this process for 5.Highlights video holder replacing this clip with your highlights video clip

4.3.3 Replacing the photographs with your wedding images
within the Encore "Your photos" folder

right mouse click on your-photo-1 Select - Replace Asset.. from the provided menu.
This will open a file selection box simply navigate to your photograph 1 - then click the open button

Repeat this process for your-photo-2 up to 10 replacing each respective photo with your wedding photos 2-10.


 

4.3.4 Altering the text on the first play menu
within the Encore
"menus" folder
Double click on First Play Menu
as illustrated by marker 1 below
this should open the menu panel as illustrated
Select the text tool as illustrated by marker 2 below then
mouse highlight the text to be altered
as illustrated by marker 3 below
enter you required text


If you wish to install the motion background please read tip2 below

Your DVD authoring is now complete
4.3.5 Select
File - Render motion menus (this will take a few moments)
Then Select File -Preview and test your complete family DVD note how the thumbnails in the scene select menu now contain motion versions all your video clips.
If all is well insert a Blank DVD and lets burn your DVD disc !!

5.0 Select File-Build DVD- make DVD disc
when asked, save the project and click the next button from the make DVD Disc Window
Done Check out your DVD in a set top player when complete.

 
 

Tips 1. Creating video clips and photos for inclusion in the Package

1.Create 5 separate 720*576 pal or 720*480 Ntsc dv or high quality video clips with your content
each a minimum of 35 second duration, up to a maximum of approx 20 minutes
suggested naming of each respectively mygetting_ready 1.avi, myceremony 2.avi, myjustmarried 3.avi ,myreception4.avi, myhighlights5.avi
save each to your project location ready to open
( supported formats that can be used include AVI, MPEG-2 (including MPG, MPV, and M2V), and MOV )

2.Create 1 image or video 720*576 pal or 720*480 for the menu thumb image display
suggested naming .1stplayphoto.jpg or avi
(note if you are using a video clip please ensure it is 35 seconds duration)

3.Create 10 images 720*576 pal or 720*480 for the photo image display
suggested naming myphoto1.jpg, myphoto2.jpg etc

save each to your project location ready to open

Tip 2 . Including the motion background

Including the motion background
1 Download the motion background

2.within the Encore "Motion Background" folder
right mouse click on .motion background.m2p
as illustrated opposite, Select - Replace Asset.. from the provided menu.
This will open a file selection box simply navigate to the downloaded motion background - then click the open button

 

2.Ensure the first play menu properties box is active and panels are as shown below
Then drag link the video @ to the motionBackground.m2p file as shown
ensure the animate buttons check box is marked



Your motion background is now installed
Select
File - Render motion menus (this will take a few moments)
Then Select File -Preview and test your complete Wedding DVD

If you would like help on adavanced editing of the Package and learning more about Encore
Download the comprehensive help file Download

 
 
 



 

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