DVD Authoring

A complete DVD Authoring service is available from us, here in the UK. This service can provide your business with the following:

  • A breathe of life into your website or exhibition stand
  • Record and capture an important event
  • Support your presentations
  • Demonstrate a product or service
  • Train and educate your staff or customers
  • Promote and advertise more effectively
  • Enhance corporate image
  • Give a competitive edge in tenders

DVD Authoring
We're able to provide you with fully interactive CDs and DVDs. In-house we have full video editing facilities available on high bandwidth systems, video capture and output hardware. We also have a range of authoring software including Adobe Encore, in addition to other supportive software such as Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Premiere Pro and Adobe After Effects which are used for standard conversions, DVcam to Digibeta etc, we utilise Snell & Wilcox Alchemist systems. We can encode and author fully interactive DVDs ready for Duplication or Replication.

  • Professional Authoring Service for your DVD-Video utilising Sonic Scenarist - creating highly featured productions with the confidence of ultimate compatibility across the broadest range of players
  • From supplied edited footage on Digibeta, BetacamSP, DVCAM, MiniDV in either PAL or NTSC (Standards conversions using Snell & Wilcox Alchemist)
  • We can take your Photoshop files for menus or design menus using your design brief
  • Professional corporate, training or feature films with multiple titles and chapter positions.
  • Hybrid eDVD to allow weblinks and extra menus for Computer use
  • CSS and or Macrovision copy protection added at authoring stage
  • Product Catalogue on DVD or videoCD browsable on home DVD player
  • Exhibition and Art gallery presentations

Typical project schedules:

  • Taking finished (edited and produced) chapters of video and create your CD or DVD Authoring project
  • Edit digital-supplied clips of film into chapters, and create your CD or DVD Authoring project
  • Capture complete film chapters from analogue, and convert them to digital format
  • Capture analogue film for gamma correction/clean up/cropping
  • Output to analogue (for example, VHS)
  • Create your CD or DVD Authoring project using other media, such as text, images and animation

Typical applications for CD and DVD:

  • Professional Interactive DVDs for corporate presentations and training videos with multiple chapter positions and titles
  • Video Encoding
  • Macromedia Director Presentations
  • Conversions from all major formats such as DVD VHS, Betacam DVcam MiniDV
  • Data conversion from most tapes, cartridges and back up formats.
  • High quality Analogue video capture and output

CD Authoring
For CD-ROM projects, we can manage all aspects of content, from graphic design, text, images, animated graphics, flash graphics, web links and of course, video and film. Give your CD project a professional finish, with a front-end menu for file navigation, from basic browser-based solutions through to full screen display menus that utilise Macromedia Flash.

  • Autorun encoding
  • Web browser based menu applications
  • Macromedia Flash presentations

The video production stages are:

  • Pre-production - The planning stage
  • Define your video - The style, format and best approach
  • Propose – Create a detailed proposal catered to your needs and requirements
  • Finalize – Refine and adjust the proposal accordingly
  • Production – Capturing the footage
  • Production crew and equipment
  • Choosing the right angles and lighting
  • Create minimal disruption
  • Post – Production – Piecing it all together
  • Editing the footage
  • Create a story or message
  • Colour correction
  • Add music and graphics
  • The final cut
  • Publishing – Getting it to the right people
  • Output the video to your requirements
  • Different formats for different platforms
  • High Definition Copy (HDV)
  • Archive and backup

Video services from Media Matters Technology include:

  • Corporate video
  • Video marketing
  • Website video
  • Events capture
  • Product or service demonstrations
  • Viral video
  • Video presentations
  • Training video
  • Induction video
  • Exhibition video
  • Customer testimonials
  • Motion graphics
  • Weddings and special occasions
  • Promotional documentaries
  • Community events or projects
  • Corporate or special events
  • Sound or music licensing and creation