... far more than a simple "how-to" book, it conveys the subtleties and nuances that can only come from hands-on experience. -- E.J. (Jerry) McFaul, computer scientist, US federal government
DVD Authoring & Production has already become the second essential book of any DVD library. -- eMedia Professional, November, 2001
No one knows the ins and outs, quirks and details, tricks and work-arounds of DVD authoring better than Ralph LaBarge. -- Dana J. Parker, DVD Diva, cdpage.com
This book takes up where DVD Demystified leaves off, explaining the vital details of designing, producing, and selling a DVD. -- Jim Taylor, Chief of DVD Technology, Sonic Solutions; author of DVD Demystified and the DVD FAQ
Whether you're a DVD novice or a professional, you'll certainly want to add this fine title to your library. -- Rodney Stevens, Charleston Daily News, Charleston, S.C.
[LaBarge] writes about the arcane art of DVD production in a clear, concrete, fair, experience-based language. -- Jean-Luc Renaud, editor and publisher, DVD Intelligence/DVD Primer
From the Back Cover
Ralph LaBarge is an independent DVD title developer with more than 200 DVD projects to his credit. He is a member of the DVD Association (DVDA) Board of Directors, a former chairman of the IMA/SPA DVD-ROM Technical Working Group, and a columnist for DV magazine. With masters degrees in electrical engineering and computer science, and over 12 years of practical experience in the fields of digital video compression and DVD, Ralph is widely recognized as a DVD expert. He specializes in the development of cutting-edge consumer DVD-Video, DVD-ROM, and WebDVD titles including AVIA Guide to Home Theatre, Mars: The Red Planet, the Naxos Musical Journey series, The Planet Earth series, StarGaze, and USA on DVD.