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DVD Packaging

CD Manufacturing: Choosing Colors and Formats- do it right from the start!

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Share The formats and color requirements of the logos and graphics you use on your CD artwork, websites, albums, T-shirts, and posters can vary significantly. As anyone who has tried to do a run of CD covers or has prepared graphic artwork for T-shirts can tell you, you can waste a lot of time adjusting […]

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8 May 2011

Chris Bauer Chris Bauer

DVD Packaging: Band of Brothers Military Kit

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ShareThis Band of Brothers Military Kit is by far the most elaborate (but still sophisticated) Limited Edition DVD packaging I’ve seen. It is a replica of a Military Kit that contains a big digipack, numerous replica maps/leaflets, dogtags and a numbered card. What I love about it is that the whole packaging doesn’t look like […]

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1 May 2011

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DVD Packaging: TMNT’s Pizza Box Set

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ShareCraving for some hot, oven-fresh kung-fu action? Here’s a truly delectable Lionsgate’s special delivery DVD box set of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Season 5. It features a Pizza Box packaging with 3 discs containing all 18 episodes from the 5th season starring Leonardo, Michaelangelo, Raphael, and Donatello. Yum! TMNT signifies a very important decade and […]

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20 April 2011

Chris Bauer Chris Bauer

Graphic Designers: Get to Know Custom Packaging Materials

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ShareIf you want to become a CD packaging designer, then it is very important that you know how materials work. Designing custom CD packages require not only brilliant concepts and good software skills-you need be an expert on the materials, too. It is not like printing posters or printing CD covers using templates. In designing […]

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16 April 2011

Chris Bauer Chris Bauer

DVD Packaging: Texas Chainsaw Massacre Platinum Series

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Share This is a must-have for those who are avid fans of gore films and for those who are simply into collecting awesome DVD packaging. This DVD packaging is guaranteed to give you that kind of rush you get you open a Christmas present. It’s loaded with coolness and entertainment that will amuse you for […]

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7 April 2011

Chris Bauer Chris Bauer

CD/DVD Promotion Tip #1: Start Early

Share“I am not a desperate Salesman or a desperate musician, or a desperate filmmaker…” Come on say it with me. You have to remind yourself this whenever you feel the urge to ‘attack’ people online with your e-mail blasts, 20x/day facebook re-posts, and other annoying marketing acts.  People can sense desperation in a split second. […]

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23 March 2011

Chris Bauer Chris Bauer

CD/DVD Manufacturing: 9 Things to Do to Avoid Artwork Issues

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ShareDo you need your DVDs fast? Then you better make sure you won’t have issues with artwork because it’s one of the top causes of delay. The actual DVD duplication (as in the actual printing and duplication work) just takes a week or even less. What takes up time is the checking of artwork, revisions, […]

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18 March 2011

Marion Isobel Marion Isobel

DVD Packaging: Watchmen

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Share About the Packaging: The mask and hat band are cloth on top of the plastic frame/head. The 2 discs are placed in 2 disc trays at the back of the plastic head (as seen above). This costs around $40. Love or hate: I personally find this DVD packaging tacky and unappealing. Considering that Watchmen […]

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2 March 2011

Chris Bauer Chris Bauer

Bluray Vs. DVD

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ShareTo DVDr to Bluray? If you’re a filmmaker and you’re having a tough time choosing between the two, then you better read this.  We will compare their resolution,capacity,compatibility, privacy protection, and price. Resolution: Blu-ray plays video in high-definition at a resolution of 1080p versus a standard DVD’s 480i resolution. Blu-ray players offer the best-quality sound […]

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25 February 2011

Marion Isobel Marion Isobel

DVD Packaging: Phantasm Sphere Collection Box Set

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Share Phantasm Sphere Collection Box Set Year: 1979 – 1998 Source Edition: UK Features: Box Set; Booklet; Tall Man’s Sphere About the Film: Phantasm (also released as Never Dead in Australia) is a low-budget “cult classic” horror film produced in 1977 and released in 1979. The film was directed, written, photographed, co-produced and edited by […]

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5 February 2011

Chris Bauer Chris Bauer

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