Jeremy Richard: moving pictures editor

Resources Technical Documents can be handy sometimes

Accessibility

BBC Subtitle Guidelines by BBC

This document brings together documents previously published by Ofcom and the BBC and is intended to serve as the basis for all subtitle work across the BBC: prepared and live, online and broadcast, internal and supplied.

  • White Paper
  • .pdf
  • English
  • 2017

ITC Guidance on Standards for Subtitling by ITC

This document provides guidance on the technical standards which are to be attained in the
production and presentation of “closed” subtitles. It does not apply to “open” or “in-vision”
captions.

  • Handbook
  • .pdf
  • English
  • 1999

AD Guidelines by American Council of the Blind

This document was drafted by the ADI AD Guidelines committee in 2003 and serves as a useful set of guidelines for audio describers.

  • White Paper
  • .pdf
  • English
  • 2003

Authoring

User’s Guide for Spruce DVD Encoders by Spruce Technologies

This Encoding Guide is for anyone performing encoding using Spruce Technologies software and hardware. Specifically, if you use our encoding hardware (which includes our MPX3000 and ACX5100 encoders) — and will be encoding video or audio assets for use with DVDMaestro or DVDConductor running version 2.8 software.

  • Handbook
  • .pdf
  • English
  • 2001

Sonic Scenarist Tutorial by Sonic

The tutorial takes approximately two hours and provides an opportunity to use many of the features in Scenarist. It takes you step-by-step through the authoring process of importing media files (assets), creating movies and menus, adding links between the content, setting playback order, and outputting to CD-R, DVD-R, or DLT.

  • Tutorial
  • .pdf
  • English
  • 2003

Bitrate & GOP calculator by Rui del-Negro

Determines the bitrate values and GOP structure for several different formats (including HD-DVD and Blu-ray). All the calculations are done in the browser. Donationware.

  • Working Document
  • .js
  • English
  • 2008

A DVD Primer by Adobe

This primer introduces you to key concepts of DVD technology and shows you how easy it can be to develop and author your own DVDs.

  • Primer
  • .pdf
  • English
  • 2006

Back To Basics

Understanding HD – Part 1 by Avid

Your comprehensive guide to High Definition on a budget: video formats and sampling, concept and formats of video compression.

  • Glossary
  • .pdf
  • English
  • 2007

Broadcast Ready

Codec

Colour

Encoding

Mastered for iTunes by Apple

Music as the Artist and Sound Engineer Intended. It’s our job to faithfully and accurately deliver your songs and albums to fans around the world exactly as you intend them to be heard.

  • Handbook
  • .pdf
  • English
  • 2012

Compression Primer by Adobe

This primer is all about helping you prepare high-quality compressed videos. The best starting point for achieving great results is to understand why and how compression is done.

  • Primer
  • .pdf
  • English
  • 2006

Freelance

Graphics

Interface

Lighting

Once The Film Is Done

Storage

Studio

Visual Effects

The Core Skills Of VFX by Skillset

Designed to assist universities and colleges to raise the standard of VFX courses available and therefore the new talent available in the UK.

  • Handbook
  • .pdf
  • English
  • 2011

Workflow

Avid Viewpoint: The Promise of AS-02 by Avid

This paper will describe how AS-02 (a file format specification designed to streamline versioning of content for multiple distribution channels) is evolving in the context of file-based workflows and provide an overview of the format.

  • White Paper
  • .pdf
  • English
  • 2011