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Old September 15th, 2004, 08:57 AM   #1
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Have you submitted to a film festival before?

I have just finished a short and I am ready to submit it to film/video festivals.....My question concerns the correct way for me to put it on dvd. If you have submitted on dvd before, do you send it with a menu on the front, or do you set it up for "auto-play"?

I have idvd and plan to use it to burn my dvds....

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Old September 15th, 2004, 09:11 AM   #2
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The only reason to put a menu in there if somebody is able to
choose something. I've never submitted a DVD to a festival but
I would make it autplay personally. Really no need to have
additional stuff on the DVD methinks?
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Old September 15th, 2004, 02:27 PM   #3
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Make it autoplay unless they request different. Make sure when the disc plays it shows your contact info or any other pertinent film info for about 10-30 seconds, as a buffer before the film really starts (you might want to do this again afterthe credits as well). Those people watching all those movies don't wanna be fiddling with a remote/controls all day.
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Old September 16th, 2004, 04:35 AM   #4
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Thanks for the advice Rob & Jesse! :)
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