Adobe Encore Training in London

Level: Intermediate

Duration: 1 day

Cost: £295

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Overview of the course

This course is designed for people in the film/tv industry who are looking to learn the necessary skills to author DVDs and Blu-rays. Our industry expert instructors will teach you techniques and key concepts of authoring. You will learn countless tips and tricks to minimize errors and compatibility issues.

This course is for…

Those who already have a working knowledge of some other Adobe video applications such as Premiere Pro and After Effects. Using your existing skills related to video technologies, you will be able to create high-end DVDs and Blu-Rays.


Although you do not need any prior knowledge of Encore, we do recommend that you have a basic understanding of how video works and be familiar with some of the terminology in editing. If you wish to learn the basics of video editing, please have a look at our Premiere Pro courses.

About the application

Adobe Encore is an industry standard DVD and Blu-Ray authoring software, used by most of the professional filmmakers and post production houses. Its ability to deal with a wide range of formats and its ease of use make this program the choice of experts. If you are looking to complete your post-production skillset, this is a must-have tool in your arsenal.

Introduction to Encore

  • Encore interface
  • Encoding terminology
  • Panels and tools
Technical Concepts
  • Transcoding
  • Disc formats
  • Exporting video from other applications for Encore
  • Bit budgeting
  • Pixel aspect ration (PAR)
Working with Projects
  • Using the Project Panel
  • Importing assets
  • Creating timelines
Creating and Customising Menus and Buttons
  • Setting chapter markers and linking to menu items
  • Creating menus in Adobe Photoshop
  • Editing buttons with Adobe Photoshop
  • Button highlights
  • Button routing
  • Subpicture states
  • Creating chapter markers
  • Poster frames
  • Basic video editing
Creating Slideshows
  • Importing images for the slideshow
  • Exploring slideshow properties
  • Adding background audio
  • Adding motion to images
  • Linking to a menu
  • Understanding playlists
  • Creating and modifying playlists
Subtitles and Multiple Audio Tracks
  • Using different tracks for language options
  • Creating/Linking subtitles
  • Importing/Exporting subtitles
  • Subtitle properties
Burning Discs
  • Understanding different disc formats
  • Building DVDs
  • Building Blu-rays
  • Transcode settings
  • Testing and outputting
  • Exploring Flash websites

Group Bookings

If you make a booking for three or more people to the same course, you can claim an additional 15% discount for each student from the original price of this course.

Education and Non-profit Organisations

If you are working for a non-profit organisation or an educational establishment, you can claim an additional 15% discount on all our courses.

Training Credits

Our Training Credits Scheme is the most cost-effective way to train your entire team. With this scheme, you buy training days up front and use them over one year. To see full details, visit our Training Credits Page.

Early Bird

If you book this course at least three months in advance, you can claim 15% discount from the original price.

Students and Freelancers

We know how difficult it can be to try and self-fund a course – that’s why we introduced a 15% discount to all university students and those who work as freelancers.