Media Transfer, Encoding and Authoring

Our very talented production team has hundreds of titles worth of experience to lend to your DVD or Blu-ray project. While video encoding and authoring is a specialty our abilities certainly don't stop there.

Precision Disc's range of services also includes interactive CD-ROM authoring, encoding video for the website streaming and multimedia, graphic design services, and of course DVD duplication and DVD replication.

Professional Media Transfer Services

 FROM HDCAM $400.00 $300.00 $150.00 $150.00 $300.00
 FROM DIGIBETA $300.00 $200.00 $150.00 $150.00 $200.00
 FROM BETACAM SP $150.00 $150.00 $150.00 $150.00 $150.00
 FROM DV/DVCAM $150.00 $150.00 $125.00 $125.00 $125.00
 FROM FCP/HARD DRIVE $300.00 $200.00 $150.00 $125.00 N/A

Minimum half-hour charge - billed in 1/4 hour increments thereafter.
Stock is extra.
Discounted rates available for volume.

Encoding and Authoring ExplainedEncoding and Authoring Explained

If you're not familiar with the Authoring process for DVD, it's best to break it into two steps that must take place before the project can be manufactured. Here is a brief explanation:

Encoding - The encoding process actually performs two very important functions. The first of which is to make sure your edited video content is going to physically fit on a DVD, and the second is to make sure your video content is in a format that can be read by standard consumer DVD players - be that on a computer or on a DVD player that's hooked up to your television set.

Authoring - After the video content has been encoded we will Author it. Through the use of sophisticated Authoring software programs we can add a variety of interactive features to your project which may include menus, chapter points, subtitles, closed captioning, transitions, and more. The number and complexity of features to be added does have a direct impact on the cost of the job, so this is something that is discussed with clients at the quoting stage of the project. Additionally, the Authoring software also ensures that a DVD compliant format is produced that will work with standard DVD players.

Our Range of Encoding and Authoring Services

DVD Video Encoding and Authoring DVD Encoding and Authoring - We will accept your edited tape, hard-drive, or video files for NTSC or PAL, and produce a master for you that is ready for duplication or replication. Output options include: DVD5; DVD9; High definition content for standard definition DVD discs; Auto-play or interactive functionality.  [ GET A QUOTATION ]

Blu-ray Encoding and Authoring

Blu-ray Encoding and Authoring - As with standard definition video, after your high definition video is shot and edited it will need to be formatted properly for playback on Blu-ray DVD players, so proper encoding and authoring is a must. We will accept your high definition content on hard-drive or tape for NTSC or PAL, and produce a master for you that is ready for duplication or replication. Output options include: BD25 (single layer); BD50 (dual layer); Auto-play or interactive functionality.  [ GET A QUOTATION ]
DVDROM and CDROM Encoding and Authoring Interactive CD-ROM and DVD-ROM Authoring - CDs and DVDs are as universal in the office as they are at home and, through the use of interactive design, CD-ROM and DVD-ROM discs can educate, stimulate and even entertain the viewer or listener through the use of video, audio, images and text. This ability to communicate ideas and information is perfectly suited for the business world where the ability to rise above the blizzard of competing marketing messages is crucial to reaching your objectives.  [ GET A QUOTATION ]
Encoding for the Web and Multimedia Encoding For The Web and Multimedia - Our range of services also includes encoding video for streaming on the internet and multimedia in all the most popular formats which includes Quicktime (.mov), Windows Media (.wmv), Audio Video Interleave (.avi), and Flash (.swf). Get even more benefit out of your corporate video by having it converted to streaming media for your website!  [ GET A QUOTATION ]

What Makes Precision Disc Your Best Choice for Encoding/Authoring

What Makes Precision Disc Your Best Choice?

Experience - We have the creative and technical ability to create a flawlessly authored project based on the many different subject matters, work-flows and client requirements. Our team has over 500 DVD titles under their belts which has allowed them to create work-flows that keep costs down and quality unsurpassed!

Budget - Our team always keeps the client's budget in mind and we'll treat your budget as if it were our own. Additionally, we can provide you with insight and recommendations on the use of appropriate features that will help you achieve your vision for your project - but without breaking the bank.

Technology. We are constantly looking into new products and technologies that provide the latest features and efficiencies without sacrificing quality. From our perspective, if we're not staying 'on top' of the technology then we're staying 'below' it... and being in second place won't produce satisfactory results.

Additional Services - Graphic Design

First impressions are very important, so it would be a shame to taint your professional video with an amateurish graphic design on your disc label and packaging. If graphic design isn't your forte it would be better to leave it to someone who is experienced... and Precision Disc is here to help! We provide professional graphic design services for all of our disc, packaging, merchandise and commercial print products.  [ LEARN MORE ]

Additional Services - DVD Duplication, DVD Replication 

With Precision Disc Manufacturing Corp. your are dealing with the people who actually manufacture, print and package your DVDs... we are not a broker or middleman... and we are the only CD DVD replication plant in Western Canada. With an in-house commercial print division, Precision Disc is a market leader in eco-friendly print and packaging solutions.  [ LEARN MORE ]



2012 Precision Disc Manufacturing Corp.

Factory-direct CD manufacturing, CD replication, DVD manufacturing, DVD replication. Full service CD duplication, DVD duplication. Environmentally-friendly print and packaging including CD digipak, DVD digipak,
CD sleeves, DVD sleeves, CD jackets, DVD jackets. Serving clientele throughout Canada, including British Columbia (BC), Alberta (AB), Saskatchewan (SK), Manitoba (MB) and beyond.
Serving clientele throughout the U.S., including  Washington State (WA), Oregon (OR), California (CA), Idaho (ID), Montana (MT) and beyond.