Custom DVD Creation

DVDUsing your photos and video clips, we can create unique keepsake DVDs.

We all have had special moments with loved ones that can not be duplicated, vacations we cherish more than others, or memories of time gone by. Memories we wish could be relived. Now you can relive those golden moments whenever you want, in the privacy of your own home, on your television or computer.

Recent tragedies like Hurrican Katrina, have shown all of us the importance of preserving our valued belongings and family heritage, including photos and videos. Without these, we would never have the chance to relive that trip to Italy, honeymoon in Vegas, the Grand Canyon, the day we met that most beautiful woman, or handsome man we wanted to marry.

Our products ensure that those treasured memories are saved forever on DVD. We create unique slideshows, complete with music, animation and guided tours, that can be viewed on most DVD players. The great part about this product is that we also add high-resolution versions of the photos on the same disc, that can be downloaded to any PC or MAC computer with a DVD drive, and printed on-demand.

Our DVD Reels are perfect for:

  • Family Photos and Videos
  • Wedding Video Conversions
  • Vacation or Prom Photos
  • Actor & Model Reels
  • Retirement Celebrations
  • Family Histories
  • Corporate Presentations
  • In-Store Presentations

Here are some of the uses of a DVD presentation:

  • Photo and Video DVDs
  • DVD Greeting Cards
  • Actor/Model DVD Reels
  • Artist/Photographer DVD Portfolios
  • Convert VHS/8MM tapes/Mini-DV to DVD
  • Data and document DVD Presentations
  • Powerpoint slideshow-to-DVD conversion
  • Transfer existing DVD clips to new master DVD
  • Animated Business Cards
  • Product and Real Estate Tours
  • Video Biographies and Memorials
  • (Focus on a person’s family and life)
  • Tribute reels
  • (Similar to a video biography, but focusing
  • primarily on a person’s business achievements)

We’ll optimize the presentation for:

  • The Web (including Social Networks likes MySpace, Facebook and LinkedIn)
  • PDA Devices (including iPhones, iPods, Web-enabled Mobile Phones)
  • Flash Movies and Widgets
  • Microsoft PowerPoint (Presentations may be altered for compatibility)

Basic Photo DVD

We’ll convert your photos into a lively DVD slideshow presentation – complete with musical enhancement – that will play on most standard DVD Players as well as computers with DVD-ROM Drives. Images can either be photos or artwork.

Keep in mind that each image will play on screen for approximately 5 seconds. Time may be up to 6-8 seconds for vertical photos.

We accept images in the following formats: JPEG, GIF, TIF, PNG, PICT, PSD, EPS, PDF, Powerpoint slideshows, SD (Secure Digital) Cards

For a nominal fee, we can also scan your hardcopy images. If applicable, simply add that service to your shopping cart.

Standard DVD presentations take 7-10 business days from the date we receive your materials.

All photos sent will be included in your presentation, in the filename order you submit them in (i.e. 000001.JPG, 000002.JPG, etc.).

Choose your option below, based on the number of photos you would like in your presentation.

Multimedia Video Conversion

We can convert your Color Bindery DVD presentation to a multiple alternative formats, which will allow you to:

  • Upload it to video-sharing websites such as YouTube.
  • Stream it on your PDA device.
  • Save and play it on your computer or laptop.
  • Post it on your own website.
  • When your presentation is ready, you will receive a link to download multiple versions of your presentation, which will include clearly labeled instructions, so you’ll know what format each version is optimized for.

This service can be purchased with a Color Bindery DVD presentation, or your own existing presentation.

Video Clip Movie and Analog Conversion DVD

Video Clip Movies are perfect for those who want to:

Convert a bunch of video clips in various formats to one DVD
Convert analog videos to a digital format and place them on DVD
We’ll convert or place up to 2 hours of video onto a single DVD. Analog conversions automatically get basic enhancement to improve the video quality during the conversion process.

Video Clips Add-On for Photo DVDs

Add video clips to your Photo DVD presentation. We’ll add up to 70 minutes of your video clips to your DVD presentation.

We accept video in the following formats: MPEG, VHS Videotapes, existing personal DVDs, QUICKTIME, MOV, Flash Video, FLV, MiniDVD Tapes, SD (Secure Digital) Cards

Video clips are not resampled, so they will be reproduced at the size and quality they are submitted, or reduced in size, if they are larger (i.e. HD). Optimal video size is 728 x 480 pixels. Final DVDs may be framed with black bars, if videos are submitted in other sizes.

Basic Edits and Filtering Option
We’ll perform basic edits to videos that are up to 2 hours, in order to get them within the 70 minute timeframe. Either you can send general instructions, or trust us to make edit decisions for you. This option also includes basic video filtering, to improve video quality in the transfer process, which is especially helpful for analog formats, like VHS.

DVD Duplicates

Order DVD duplicates here. Your duplicates will contain the same individual design and styling, as your master disc. This includes full-color customized case, printed and customized label and animated DVD menu.

  • If this is a duplicate order for a new Color Bindery DVD, add your selected number of duplicates to your order.
  • If this is a duplicate order for a Color Bindery DVD (or PhotoActive DVD) you already have, please add your existing order number in the comments section, when you check out.

We have special pricing for bulk duplicate orders of more than 20.

Image Scanning

If you have prints or slides, we can scan your photos for you. The cost is only .20 cents per print or .60 cents per slide, and we’ll even add print-ready versions of all your scanned images to your DVD disc, in JPEG format.

Simply add the number of photo prints or slides you have to scan below, and add this option to you shopping cart, before you check out.