Adobe Encore Training in London

Level: Intermediate

Duration: 1 day

Cost (ex VAT)

Company: £375

Self-funding: £315

Online: £275

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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 minimise errors and compatibility issues.

We are committed to providing you with the best possible Adobe Encore training experience. That’s why we have a number of options to make the whole training process more manageable and put your mind at ease. Simply put, we want ensure that you actually learn Encore inside out. All you need to do is to focus on the learning part, rather than worrying about the small details. We take care of those. Here’s how:

Post-Course Support with Free Training Videos
After attending a classroom, private or online Encore course with Docklands Media, you will have free access to our extensive online training video library for seven days. At the end of this period, you can continue to watch the training videos at your own pace by becoming a member for a small monthly fee. All of our online training videos are produced by our instructors in partnership with

Attend in Person or Online
You can choose to attend your Encore training course either in person, or as an online student. If you would like to attend in person, you would physically be in the classroom where the training takes place. The training sessions are held at our centrally located Canary Wharf training studios in London. If you wish to attend the training from your home or office, you would be connected to the same classroom over the internet and follow the exact same class as you would do in person. You would be able to see and hear your instructors as well as their monitors and ask any questions, like you would if you were physically there. 

Money-Back Guarantee
If you are not truly satisfied with your Adobe Encore training course, neither are we. Let us know on the first day of the course and we will go the extra mile to make things right. If you are still not happy, we will refund 100% of your money.

Funding your Encore Course
We understand that it may not always be very easy to pay for your Adobe Encore training upfront. That’s why we offer a payment plan, which allows you to spread the payment of your training over 6 months with no interest or 12 months with only 10% interest.

24-Month Free Class Retake
Once you complete your Encore course, you can come back and attend the same training session(s) that you’ve completed to within 24 months. This is especially useful when a new version of Encore is released, and you would like to retrain on the most up-to-date version of the software. Otherwise, you can just come and resit the same course to refresh your skills. 

Lifetime Support
After your Encore training, you will have access to our email and telephone support for a lifetime. You can contact us for any technical questions related to what you’ve learned on your Encore course. We aim to get back to you with an answer within one business day.

Tailored Training
If you are working on a specific project, or would like to learn a certain aspect of Encore, we can arrange a Tailored Training course for you. Our highly skilled advisors sit together with our Adobe Certified Encore instructors to create a custom course outline for you, based on your needs. We then can prepare the course, which can be run at our training studios in London or online, as well as your own premises both in the U.K. and abroad. We’ve trained individuals and companies from more than 25 countries worldwide. 

This course is for…
Those who already have a working knowledge of some other Adobe video applications such as Premiere Pro and Encore. 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.

Use the form below to make an enquiry about this course or to make a booking. One of our consultants will respond to your enquiry immediately during usual business hours.