Formatting backgrounds on DVD menus

Final Cut has a very simple export to DVD function.  This article describes how to create the images used for the DVD menu structure.


Image resolutions

Keep the original image for future editing, but to fit a PAL DVD properly these original images need to be scaled.

  • Background: 720 x 576
  • Centre Title: 360 x 288 (This image is centred on the start menu screen)
  • Logo (upper-right): 108 x 86
  • Title and Length: 720 x 66
  • Menu buttons: 720 x 39

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