Scripting in DVD Studio Pro from Class on Demand looks at what stories and scripts are and provides a wide variety of examples in how to use them. You don't need to be a programmer to create scripts; you just need a logical frame of mind and an ability to break your ideas down into simple steps.
This title assumes a working knowledge of DVD Studio Pro. If you need a refresher on the application, please watch Webinar #35: From HD Video to SD DVD.
Define GPRM and SPRM
Provide common SPRM settings
Explain the scripting interface
Explain the limitations when partitioning variables
Show how to create a script element
Show how to create a story
Show how to link to and play stories
Show how to use the Log
Change the time-out action of a menu
Create a script to generate a random number
Show how to run a randomly-selected story, or video, at the end of a menu
Show how to turn subtitles on and off
Show how to change subtitle languages
Show how to change audio or video streams
Show how to read SPRMs
Show how to create variables using GPRMs
Show how to sense what button was clicked
Show how to run a script based on which button was clicked
Show how to create a script that plays all video tracks
Show how to program the Menu and Title buttons
About the Instructor:
Larry Jordan is the most highly sought after Apple-Certified Final Cut trainer in the world. With over 30 years experience as a television producer, director, and editor with national broadcast and corporate credits, Jordan's informative and entertaining teaching style provides video editors around the world with unique techniques, methods and resources to increase productivity and enhance their skills. He's been there - he knows the pressure you are under.
Jordan reveals the hidden tips and tricks you never hear about and may never find on your own. His presentation style is well organized, succinct, and practical. Jordan's training can save you time, save you money, save your client, and save your sanity, during production and post-production.
Jordan, based in Los Angeles, writes and edits the monthly free Larry Jordan Final Cut Studio Newsletter, with essential information on Final Cut Studio. He is the author of hundreds of hours of online training and five books on Final Cut Studio. He also hosts the weekly interactive internet radio show and podcast.