A Short Pictorial
Since the parts of this book that aren't about how to make a DVD are about how to use iDVD, in this section I'll give you an overview of what iDVD looks like and what some of its
Figure 1.2 is a big picture of the Big Picture.
Figure 1.2. This, my
Chapter 2. Before You Even Think About Burning a DVD
Before you burn a single disc—heck, before you even launch iMovie or iDVD again, read this chapter. It is my attempt to cover every single thing, small and large, you'll need to consider before you start any DVD project.
Don't get me wrong. I know that every DVD project is different and that some projects require
Whether your project is big, small, or in-between, when you set out to create a DVD from scratch, there's a lot to consider—and perhaps reject—before you shoot an inch of footage,
I'm not going to tell you that you have to do every single thing this chapter suggests before every single project. But I am going to suggest that you need to at least
about all the things in this chapter. You see, I firmly believe that when you plan a project, if you choose to ignore any of these suggestions, it should be because you choose to ignore them, not because you
Planning to Start Planning
In Chapter 1, I said that planning might be the most important part of the whole process. You'll hear me say that a lot. But I also understand the human need to just roll up your sleeves and do it.
So, even if you choose to
I've found that the time I
One last thing : I'm going to cover items in the order I consider them when I'm working on my own projects. Your style may be different, so feel free to combine steps, change the order, or even omit them. It's your project; this chapter is just food for thought before you fall too much in love with your project to think clearly.