Designing DVD Menus: How to Create Professional-Looking DVDs

Michael Burns MD

  • 出版商: CMP Books
  • 出版日期: 2004-01-26
  • 定價: $1,490
  • 售價: 2.0$299
  • 語言: 英文
  • 頁數: 192
  • 裝訂: Paperback
  • ISBN: 1578202590
  • ISBN-13: 9781578202591

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  • The definitive guide to creating slick, stylish, exciting DVDs.
  • Invaluable for design professionals as well as aspiring filmmakers and home users.
  • Covers the basics of user interface design as well as advanced techniques for creating animated menu screens and integrating special visual and audio effects.
  • Features 500+ color illustrations with a showcase gallery of great DVD interface designs.
The DVD format can get your video out there, but will it get it noticed? It's time to discover how innovative features can give your disc an extra kick. Designing DVD Menus is an incredible one-stop guide to the creative side of authoring, helping you to get great results with simple applications, and professional-quality menus using higher-end tools. It covers menu design from beginning to end, with examples of different approaches and real-world insights on style, navigation, and best working practice.

Opening with a primer on menu production, it continues with professional advice on every aspect of menu design, including screen layouts, fonts, and graphics. Designing DVD Menus is full of projects that show how to use animation, picture-within-picture, background movie clips, and audio and imaging effects to create stunning titles, menu screens, transitions, and interactive features. The pages are peppered with examples of commercial designs, along with tips from the artists who created them. If you want to give your DVD a slick, professional edge, this is the only book you need..

Michael Burns is a freelance journalist writing about the creative computer graphics, digital technology, and new media and design industries.

George Cairns is a freelance video producer, artist and writer with 10 years' experience teaching Photoshop and video editing at UK Universities.