Chapter 9

Productionenvironment andworkflow

So far, we’ve covered the steps in the DVD production process, but we haven’t really looked at how those steps are most effectively accomplished. It won’t help much to fall back on workflow models from existing video and audio formats. Traditionally, even in delivery media where sound and picture are presented together (film, television, home video), the production work on audio is mostly handled separately from work on the picture, with integration into a single medium taking place at the final stages. The two crafts have developed in parallel but independently, with little sharing of resources, standards, operating procedures, or personnel.

This approach seems to work well in film and television, ...

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