Adobe Encore CS4

Learn how to create and publish DVD projects, author Blu-ray Discs, Interactive menus, slideshows, multiple audio tracks, subtitles, SWF files, and more. Explore the integration between Adobe Encore CS4 and Photoshop, Premiere, After Effects, and Dynamic Link.

This class is targeted toward Independent Film makers, Photographers, Technical writers working in cross media publishing, or anyone who needs to author professional DVD’s.

If you are editing footage for Film or Video, doing Web Development and Animation, or working with Flash, Adobe Encore CS4 is an excellent tool to move your workflow to a more productive and professional level.

Who Should Attend

Independent Film makers, Photographers, Technical writers working in cross media publishing, or anyone who needs to author professional DVD’s.

If you are editing footage for Film or Video, doing Web Development and Animation, or working with Flash, Adobe Encore CS4 is an excellent tool to move your workflow to a more productive and professional level.


Prerequisites

Attendees should have the following prerequisite knowledge prior to attending the course:

Basic knowledge of the Windows OS or Mac OS. Premiere Pro, Photoshop, or After Effects experience is helpful but not necessary.


Workflows Benefiting from Adobe Encore CS4

DVD Developers

Corporate Video Developers

Cross–Media Publishers

Prepress Workflows

Graphic Design Studios

Web Developers & Content creators

Flash Developers

Video Post Production & Film Makers


Basic Pricing & Training Options

Pricing & Training Overview

KLH Basic Consulting & Training Rates

Feel free to click on any of the links below to get a general idea of our basic rates. We feel you will find them quite reasonable and competitive with the “traditional one shoe fits all” options available elsewhere.

Drop us a line and let us know what your specific workflow needs are and we will be glad to send you personal quote. We will also target any quotes to your needs and will work with you to stay within budget restraints and still deliver the best training possible.

We can also help you develop your workflow via consulting and onsite outsourcing.

FrameMaker structured workflows are especially welcome here at KLH.

Phone: 508.362.8206

Email: mab@klhpublishing.com

Online Form: Click Here Now

vText Link: Click Here Now use 508.362.8206 or 508.364.5750

Some pricing options require that travel costs and training materials are extra.

Please feel free to contact us at anytime for more info or a custom quote.


OnSite Training

Onsite Training

If you send 12 people to a traditional classroom setting you’ll end up paying around $8,000+. This doesn’t include the costs of travel & lodging. Trying to coordinate schedules and down time are also hidden budget killers.

Bring KLH onsite for a set training fee that uses a custom course outline that targets your specific workflow. No per person limits or add on fees. You also get the advantage of onsite consulting since we can get a look at the real workflow in an up close and real world situation.

In-house Rates

$1,500 One Day

$2,500 Two Days

$3,000 Three Days

$4,800 Full Week

Travel costs and training materials are extra.

Please feel free to contact us at anytime for more info or a custom quote.


ClassRoom Training

Classroom Training

Classroom training is possible via our training partners in most major US Cities. It is useful when Onsite training is not possible or when combining several students with other clients can help keep budgets within reason.

Most classes run 3 days or can be configured to cover specific topics within your workflow.

ClassRoom Rates per Student

One to Three Students $1,200

Four to Five Students $1,000

Five to Eight Students $850

Eight Students plus $750

Costs are based upon a per student fee.

Please feel free to contact us at anytime for more info or a custom quote.


OnLine Training

Online Training

Online training has the advantage of training employees at one time who are located in different locations.

It also has the advantage of eliminating travel and lodging costs from the training budget.

It will require a reliable connection to the Internet for those involved.

Online classes can be configured to cover specific topics within your workflow as well as provide traditional training to participants in remote locations at the same time.

Timeframes possible can be from a few hours to several days.

OnLine per Day Rates per Student

One to Three Students $450

Three to Five Students $325

Five to Eight Students $275

Eight Students plus $225

Costs can be based upon a per student fee or a flat fee for seminars.

Please feel free to contact us at anytime for more info or a custom quote


Private Training

Private Training

Most people will agree that private training is the best option for intensive learning. It is a great option for career changers or those who work within an intensive workflow.

All attention is on you and discounts for software packages such as any of the Adobe Suites can make it actually more cost effective than the traditional training offered anywhere else. Contact us now for a great deal.

Training can be done OnSite, OnLine, or at a designated location.

Private training runs 2 to 5 days depending on the workflow and needs of the client.

Private Rates per class

One to Three Days $1,650

Four to Five Days $2,400

Two Weeks $3,850

Costs are based upon a per student fee.

Rates can be discounted for software packages such as the any of the Adobe Software Suites.

Please feel free to contact us at anytime for more info or a custom quote.


KLH Job Contracting & Outsourcing Services

KLH Basic Consulting & Training Rates

Feel free to rollover any of the links above to get a general idea of our basic rates. We feel you will find them quite reasonable and competitive with the “traditional one shoe fits all” options available elsewhere

Drop us a line and let us know what your specific workflow needs are and we will be glad to send you personal quote. We will also target any quotes to your needs and will work with you to stay within budget restraints and still deliver the best training possible.

We can also help you develop your workflow via consulting and onsite outsourcing.

FrameMaker structured workflows are especially welcome here at KLH.

Phone: 508.362.8206

Email: mab@klhpublishing.com

Online Form: Click Here Now

vText Link: Click Here Now use 508.362.8206 or 508.364.5750

Some pricing options require that travel costs and training materials are extra.

Please feel free to contact us at anytime for more info or a custom quote.


Class & Topics Outlines

Topics Outline

Encore CS4 Topics Outline
What’s new in Adobe Encore CS4
Workflow and workspace
Workspace basics
Managing workspaces
Planning the project
Planning the content
Balancing file size and quality
Bit budgeting
Creating projects
Importing assets
Working with projects
Aspect ratios
Importing
Using Adobe Dynamic Link
Working in the Project panel
Manage the Project panel
Viewing and editing XMP metadata
Transcoding in Encore
Transcoding presets
Menu basics
Creating menus
Using Photoshop to create menus
Editing menus
Styling and transforming menu objects
Apply styles and transformations
Adding text to menus
Add and format text
Button subpictures
Menu color sets
Button routing
Creating styles for menu elements
Video and audio in menus
Menu timing and looping
Menu templates
Chapter indexes
Using After Effects to enhance menus

Timelines and slide shows
Timeline basics
Create and manage timelines
Editing assets in timelines
Slide show basics
Editing slide shows
Chapter points
Audio and subtitles
Audio clips
Subtitle basics
Subtitle scripts
Subtitle colors
Navigation for audio and subtitle tracks
Closed captions basics
Creating and managing links
Navigation basics
Setting navigation and properties
Playlists and chapter playlists
Working in the Flowchart
User operations
Testing & building the final product
Testing Encore projects
Security and additional content
Building the finished project
Exporting projects to Flash format

Class Outline

Touring Adobe Encore DVD
Getting Started
What DVDs Can Do for You
Outlining the DVD Authoring Workflow
Planning DVD Projects
An Overview of Adobe Encore DVD
Rearranging the Workspace
Touring the Workspace
Importing Assets & Creating DVD Elements
Getting Started
Importing Assets
Organizing the Project Panel
Putting Video and Audio
Clips in the Timeline
Working with Chapter Points and Poster Frames
Creating Slideshows
Advanced Timeline Topics
Getting Started
Arranging and Trimming Clips
in the Timeline Viewer
Working with Audio in the Timeline Viewer
Adding Subtitles &
Closed Captions to Your Project
Editing Subtitle Attributes
Building and Editing Menus
Getting Started
Exploring the Encore DVD Library
Checking Out the Menu Viewer
Changing Buttons and Text
Applying Styles
Building Menus Using Library Assets
Advanced Menu
Editing Techniques
Getting Started
Animating Menus and Buttons
Adjusting Button Animation Timing
Explaining the Arcane:
Subpicture Highlights

Behavior of Button Highlights
Creating Menus Using a Chapter Index
Editing Menus in Photoshop CS4
Connecting Encore DVD with After Effects
Adding Assets to the Library
Specifying Navigation
Setting and Managing Links
Getting Started
Link Types and Linking Methods
Testing a Variety of Links
Setting Standard Button Links
Linking Buttons in a Scene Selection Menu
Adding Links to Subtitle and Audio Tracks
Using the Flowchart
Setting End Actions and Overrides
Button Routing
Setting Title and Menu Remote Links
Advanced Authoring Tools
Getting Started
Using Replacement Layer Drop Zones
Adding Video Transitions to & From Menus
Hiding “Easter Eggs”
Using Auto-Activation Roll-Over Buttons
Customizing Your DVD
and Saving Space with Playlists
Working with Widescreen Menus & Videos
Setting Permitted User Operations
Project Testing, Transcoding, & Burning a DVD
Getting Started
Using Check Project
Bit Budgeting
Transcoding Your Project
Final Steps: Data Files, Regional Coding,
and Copy Protection
Burning a DVD