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DVD Studio Pro

About the Program

You will be able to make a DVD of your own work. Please bring your own footage on a hard drive. The hard drive must be Mac formatted. If your files are PC, make sure your movies are in a QuickTime format.

If you don't have your own footage, we will supply some.

Topics to be Covered

1.  Creating movies from templates in DVD Studio Pro

2.  Creating movies using PhotoShop

3.  How to compress your movies into a DVD Studio Pro compatible format

4.  Assembling all elements into DVD Pro

5.  DVD Studio Pro work flow

6.  How to design graphics for the wrap and the DVD image

Date, Time and Location



$795 - Regular Registrations

$295 - Students Registered at The College at Brockport

Free - Faculty Members of The College at Brockport Department of Communication

Your Instructor

Virginia Orzel                                                                                                                     

Assistant Professor, Department of Communication, The College at Brockport

Virginia Orzel is a New York southern tier native with a 15-year professional career in film and video production. She has been teaching college for the last ten years, and her resume includes work on 20 documentary films. Orzel has won seven New York State Broadcasters Awards, and was a nominnee for both an Emmy and an Iris Award. Most recently, Ginny received two Bronze Telly Awards for her works, "One Breath: A Personal Journey with Asthma," in 2010 and "The Morgan Manning House Legacy" in 2011.  A major DVD/Web distributor, Films Media Group, also picked up "One Breath" in December 2010.

"One Breath" had a review written by The Lancet, the medical journal in London, published in September 2010. The film also screened at the SUNY Wide Film Festival Faculty Show in 2010 and at the Phoenix International Christian Film Festival in August 2010.

Ginny is an Apple Certified Instructor in Final Cut Pro, teaches graphics, DVD Authoring, and all facets of video and audio production.

Her technique includes Documentary, Live Action, Animation and Experimental filmmaking. She is a producer, director, videographer, editor, technical editor, animator, compositor, and DVD maker. Ginny is not limited by one genre and enjoys all types of filmmaking as well as learning new aspects of the craft. 


Last Updated 4/10/15