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Added by Rob Aubey on July 31, 2018 at 9:38pm — No Comments

Scenarist promotes customer success stories with new User Showcase platform

Scenarist User Showcase

Scenarist, LLC, the developer of Hollywood-standard authoring systems based in Marin County, California announced today the start of a “User Showcase” platform to promote success stories of Scenarist authors and facilities worldwide. The intention of the User Showcase is to promote and celebrate exciting titles by individual authors and facilities who have…

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Added by Rob Aubey on April 10, 2018 at 7:58pm — No Comments

BDA: 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray Format Making Big Strides

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Added by Denny and Rob on January 13, 2018 at 3:30pm — No Comments

Norway's DVnor takes advantage of 4K/Ultra HD upgrade for DoStudio users.

AMSTERDAM, NETHERLANDS (September 15, 2017) – Scenarist®, LLC, the developer of Hollywood-standard Ultra HD Blu-ray Disc authoring systems based in Marin County, California held a special reception for DoStudio owners during the International Broadcast Convention in Amsterdam to debut a comprehensive upgrade program for owners of Sony DoStudio. The program enables users to rapidly gain advanced BD capabilities as well as harness the exciting capabilities of the new Ultra HD Blu-ray…

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Added by Rob Aubey on September 27, 2017 at 3:30pm — No Comments

Scenarist and GlassThumb to improve Netblender community web site

SCENARIST AND GLASSTHUMB COLLABORATE TO ASSIST SONY DOSTUDIO COMMUNITY

AMSTERDAM, NETHERLANDS (September 15, 2017) – Scenarist®, LLC, the developer of Hollywood-standard Ultra HD Blu-ray Disc authoring systems based in Marin County,…

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Added by Rob Aubey on September 16, 2017 at 5:00am — No Comments

A message from Rob Aubey

Greetings DoStudio Authoring users.

It has been several months now since the announcement of the discontinuation of the DSA and DSE applications by Sony Creative Software. While the announcement may have been a surprise to many, I appreciate your understanding of the situation and I have heard from many of you with kind words and ideas about what might be next for me.

I am very happy to announce that I have joined Scenarist, LLC as Director of Application Engineering for the…

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Added by Rob Aubey on July 18, 2017 at 8:50pm — 3 Comments

Sony Creative Software discontinues DoStudio

On March 1st, 2017, Sony Creative Software announced the discontinuation of the DoStudio line of authoring and encoding applications. Further details can be seen at this weblink.

Added by Ghost Helper on March 6, 2017 at 12:00pm — No Comments

BD-HDMV vs BD-J Menus

A number of us have asked; "What…

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Added by Paul Masters on December 14, 2012 at 11:27am — No Comments

How to author slideshows with DSA EX (which authors in ‘HDMV’ mode)

We recommend the following workflow when authoring slideshows (please refer to the project “DSA_SlideShow.dsAp” found in the attached zip file.):

  1. Make…
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Added by Peter Avventi on November 9, 2012 at 3:30pm — No Comments

DSA BD-J concept: Default / Active / Main Menu

DSA BD-J has a concept that you may not be aware of. 

I wasn't until I had some problems and Peter Avventi in the support group set me straight.

If you don't understand this concept, you may have had things happen that you couldn't explain. 

This should help with…

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Added by Paul Masters on October 22, 2012 at 5:30pm — No Comments

How to manage your audio and subtitle streams in HDMV (EX) projects

When creating an HDMV project (using DoStudio EX) with a typical structure of first play, main menu, feature and bonus playlists, we recommend matching the amount of subtitle and audio streams on every playlist (except for the first play, which will play only once at the…

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Added by Peter Avventi on October 11, 2012 at 11:00am — No Comments

How to implement basic resume functionality when authoring an HDMV Blu-ray disc using DoStudio EX

 

Having the ability to resume title playback can be a very useful capability of a Blu-ray disc. In DoStudio EX it is possible to implement this functionality in the following way:

In the HDMV menus instead of using the command JumpTitle use the command CallTitle. This…

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Added by Peter Avventi on October 11, 2012 at 11:00am — No Comments

How to maintain the button selection on an HDMV menu when the menu loops

When authoring a looping HDMV 'Always On' menu (using DoStudio EX) we recommended to make sure that the button selection will be maintained when a loop happens. Otherwise the button focus will move to the default selected button as soon as the menu reaches the end and restarts…

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Added by Peter Avventi on October 11, 2012 at 10:30am — No Comments

How Do You: Set up Chapters?

Setting up chapters can be tedious or it can be an art form.  

DVD's were really the first major medium to use the idea "chapters". Chapters are now an absolute standard for Blu-ray discs. So we want to know:  How do you go about creating chapters?

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Added by Denny on July 25, 2012 at 4:30pm — No Comments

How Do You: Use Subtitles?

Thank you all for taking the poll.  (If you haven't done so  you can still take the poll).

The results are:

Zero =  6.7%    say that most of your discs do not have subtitles

One =   26.7%  say that most of your discs have 1 subtitle track.

Two =   26.7%  say that most of your discs have 2 subtitle tracks.

Three = 26.7%  say that most of your discs have 3…

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Added by Denny on July 10, 2012 at 11:00am — No Comments

How Do You: Use Blu-ray Audio Tracks?

 Thank you for taking the time to participate in the this poll!  (If you haven't yet participated you still can)
The results are in:
Dolby Digital (AC3):          61.9%
Dolby Digital Plus (7.1):     0%…
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Added by Denny on June 29, 2012 at 12:30pm — No Comments

HDMV Menu DLIES Selective Copy PhotoShop Script

 

If you have worked with HDMV menus for any time at all you will likely have needed this script.

If you are starting to work with HDMV menus you will want this script soon.

No foolin'!

 

I hope this helps.

 

Paul Masters

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Added by Paul Masters on April 1, 2012 at 9:30pm — 2 Comments

HDMV InOut Effects PhotoShop Script V 1.5

 

Attached is an update to the InOut Effects PhotoShop Script.  Also included is an addendum PDF and the files related to the 'impossible' menu I posted on the forum.  The 1 file was too large so it is split into 2 files.

 

I hope you find this useful.  As usual, if there are…

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Added by Paul Masters on February 20, 2012 at 6:17pm — 1 Comment

HDMV InOut Effects PhotoShop Script

 

A number of people on the forum have asked about HDMV In/Out Effects, including me.  Unfortunately, there appears not to be much known about them/it.

You can do them in Scenarist, but I don't have that.  Seeing the tutorials I found on the WEB didn't help much as Scenarist/Designer…

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Added by Paul Masters on October 30, 2011 at 7:06pm — 5 Comments

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