DCP by Jan Ozer CS3 Blu-RayProducing Blu-ray Discs in Adobe Creative Suite 3. With the release of Adobe Creative Suite 3 Production Premium comes Blu-ray authoring in Encore—a welcome new feature, especially for Premiere Pro editors. Since I starting shooting HDV back in 2005, I've yearned for an easy technique to deliver high-definition footage to the living room. I created my first Blu-ray Discs using Sonic DVDit Pro HD, which worked well, but the video-editor-to-authoring-tool handoff was always a concern. Most importantly, I never knew how to render my video files from Adobe Premiere Pro or Apple Final Cut Pro to avoid the time and potential quality degradation of re-encoding in DVDit Pro HD. Adobe Creative Suite 3 Production Premium debuted, Blu-ray authoring in Encore was the feature I coveted most — and tested first. While there were a few bumps in the road, it's a solid solution overall, especially (obviously) for Premiere Pro editors. In this tutorial, I'll walk you through the steps of producing a Blu-ray Disc in Premiere Pro CS3 and Encore CS3, and I'll conclude by discussing how to produce Blu-ray-compatible files for Encore in Final Cut Pro. read more...

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