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USLatin
09-27-2007, 05:37 PM
I found a huge DVD logo but I can't find a high rez Dolby Digital logo. Could you guys point me to some of the more important pieces I should have for DVD box sleeve design?

Thanks!

USLatin
09-27-2007, 06:16 PM
I found this and while not exactly what I was looking for... well it's got everything!

http://dvdart.users.btopenworld.com/resources.htm

Jeff Anderson
09-27-2007, 07:18 PM
nice find! thanks for sharing!

DeVi| D0do
09-27-2007, 09:17 PM
Just FYI, you need authorisation to use the DVD logo on your DVDs. And I'd imagine the Dolby logo as well...

USLatin
09-27-2007, 09:55 PM
no problem Jdajda!

really? thanks Dodo

now that's dumb but I guess it is a copyrighted logo as well... I just think that there should be some sort of freakin' government organization to regulate broadcast formats and own this sort of thing and what not but that's coming from someone that hasn't thought about it all that much yet... so I am sure there is a reason... just hope it is a good one...

?!?!

USLatin
09-27-2007, 10:06 PM
But hey the font kicks ass! check this out:

http://www.dvxuser6.com/uploaded/6586/1190969516.jpg

bseng
09-30-2007, 12:50 AM
Thats gonna be so useful thanks:D

ullanta
09-30-2007, 01:05 AM
now that's dumb but I guess it is a copyrighted logo as well... I just think that there should be some sort of freakin' government organization to regulate broadcast formats and own this sort of thing and what not but that's coming from someone that hasn't thought about it all that much yet... so I am sure there is a reason... just hope it is a good one...

?!?!

Well, there are a number of reasons, and I'm sure licensing fees have a lot to do with it... but the DVD Video logo also means something - that is, that the DVD is manufactured a certain way (replicated) and guaranteed to be compatible with any DVD player that bears the DVD video logo. This is a false promise if you're really distributing DVD-Rs, etc. So part of the authorization is to make sure that consumers can trust the logo when they see it. If you are replicating discs at a certified manufacturer, then you may be entitled to use the logo - talk to the replicator!

USLatin
09-30-2007, 04:24 AM
humm... well I won't be distrubuting by any means other than "here, have one" :hand extends with DVD case:

so I guess I can fly under the radar :D

bseng, glad to be of help!

milksac
09-30-2007, 05:51 AM
Dodo and Ullanta are correct. The DVD Forum licenses the logo to qualified facilities (replicators), last time I checked the license fee was around $10,000 USD. To address the needs of users creating DVD-R's a new logo was created a few years back. Unfortunately I've lost track of the logo - it's out there somewhere. I never used it because it was flat out fugly.

USLatin
09-30-2007, 06:15 AM
LOL... then forget about it... I am trying to keep this case from being fugly all too hard to ruin it again, hahaha! But now I have to see that! LOL! I am really curious now!


I know that merely copying it without permission is probably wrong, but I will be putting it on there merely for aesthetic purposes... there will be only a few copies made and they will only be gifted to people we know. IF we were to make it into a festival and for some weird reason we ended up selling a few copes then I would most likely take off the logos for those.

milksac
09-30-2007, 06:46 AM
Here you go -
http://www.dvdfllc.co.jp/logo/lg_who.html

ullanta
09-30-2007, 02:47 PM
I don't know if it's official, but a compromise of sorts is to replace the word "Video" in the DVD logo with the word "Recordable" (easiest in the DVD logo where "Video" is below the oval, not in it!)... most people will never notice the difference, but they're sorta warned. It'll still have to be "under the radar", but you may sleep better at night. Or not!



Or even simpler, maybe this DVD-R logo: http://www.ricoh.com/drive/asia/support/faq/media/img/logo.gif

USLatin
09-30-2007, 05:41 PM
thanks for the link milk

ullanta, I see, add a little R to "disclaim" could help you sleep better


all things to keep in mind, thanks guys

CoreySteel
12-08-2007, 03:30 AM
Site is off. Can someone tell me, which fonts are used?

USLatin
12-08-2007, 04:16 AM
ouch, that sucks it had everything... I dunno what it is called I have it in the Desktop

Cryogenic Filmworks
12-08-2007, 07:09 AM
Site is off. Can someone tell me, which fonts are used?

MisterToadfont has a bunch of symbols.
Empire BT is the one that is tall for posters etc.

Looks like they let their hosting expire. :Drogar-Mad(DBG): Too bad, they had other stuff I was wanting to get.

USLatin
12-08-2007, 11:30 AM
Dude your Avatar gets me every time! lol
I love it... did you make it?

ullanta
12-08-2007, 02:29 PM
There's a free font called "Mr. Toad" that consistes of many useful logos...


Deja vu!

Cryogenic Filmworks
12-08-2007, 06:00 PM
Dude your Avatar gets me every time! lol
I love it... did you make it?

I'm gonna assume you are referring to mine? I cleaned it up in Photoshop but it is the soundtrack album cover to Fast Times At Ridgemont High (http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0083929/), one of my favorite movies.

USLatin
12-08-2007, 06:07 PM
Yes yours, it is a great graphic... love it for some reason.

Romane19
03-25-2008, 10:12 AM
Just FYI, you need authorisation to use the DVD logo on your DVDs. And I'd imagine the Dolby logo as well...

Yeah I was about to say that. you CAN'T use it at all if you dont get permission from them. They're not gonna to send a cease and decease letter either. they're going straight for the jugular.

Romane19
03-25-2008, 12:49 PM
You Like????? It's just a simple (no pun intended) and quick design i made with photoshop.


http://i149.photobucket.com/albums/s45/youngrobb/TheHostagePromotionalCreditsPoster.jpg

Zak Forsman
03-27-2008, 12:40 AM
i prefer Univers 39 Ultra Thin Condensed for billing blocks.

http://img405.imageshack.us/img405/6043/billingug1.jpg

http://img174.imageshack.us/img174/6734/billing2zt5.jpg

http://img254.imageshack.us/img254/7239/biling3hn3.jpg

David Jimerson
03-27-2008, 04:38 PM
You Like????? It's just a simple (no pun intended) and quick design i made with photoshop.


http://i149.photobucket.com/albums/s45/youngrobb/TheHostagePromotionalCreditsPoster.jpg

Do you have an actual registered trademark? Just curious.

Romane19
03-27-2008, 05:42 PM
Do you have an actual registered trademark? Just curious.

For the name yeah. Curiosity solved

Romane19
03-27-2008, 05:44 PM
i prefer Univers 39 Ultra Thin Condensed for billing blocks.

http://img405.imageshack.us/img405/6043/billingug1.jpg

http://img174.imageshack.us/img174/6734/billing2zt5.jpg

http://img254.imageshack.us/img254/7239/biling3hn3.jpg

I love how you layout the backgrounds with the credits. Awesome:thumbup::thumbup::thumbup::thumbup::thumbu p:

Nick Royer
03-30-2008, 12:04 AM
Why do you need permission for the Dolby logo? If it's encoded in Dolby then why do you need permission to stick it on the label?

plainman007
11-13-2008, 11:21 AM
Yes. Id really like to know why we need permission for that. You buy a mercedes. Your a famous personality. Someone interviews you about your lifestyle. You cant tell them that you own a merc ? You bought it,,, you can flaunt it right ? We buy a NLE which has a licensed Dolby Digital Encoding. But wait a minute you cant advertise that your edit suite has dolby mixing facilities ? You have indirectly paid for the facility/encoder. Why cant we say we have used it ? I still really dont understand the logic behind what these companies or associations enforce.

Romane19
04-03-2010, 06:26 PM
Do you have an actual registered trademark? Just curious.

Took care of that bit.

Zak Forsman
04-03-2010, 07:21 PM
getting permission from dolby is the easiest thing in the world. and it's free. all you have to do is fill out the paper work, send them a copy so they can verify you followed the guidelines and your good. and if you do it under a company, that's the only time you have to do it. your company is then clear to use it on subsequent titles.

go to Dolby.com and look for the TradeMark agreement for DVD covers and the Broadcast agreement if you want to put it in your credits. both are free. only adding it to theatrical prints costs money because they will review the film in a theater.

Romane19
04-03-2010, 07:30 PM
getting permission from dolby is the easiest thing in the world. and it's free. all you have to do is fill out the paper work, send them a copy so they can verify you followed the guidelines and your good. and if you do it under a company, that's the only time you have to do it. your company is then clear to use it on subsequent titles.

go to Dolby.com and look for the TradeMark agreement for DVD covers and the Broadcast agreement if you want to put it in your credits. both are free. only adding it to theatrical prints costs money because they will review the film in a theater.

Thanks Zak! I didn't even know that.

On a side note. The email you sent us. Will there be a recorded version afterwards? We live in NY and can't make it to the LA event.

Zak Forsman
04-03-2010, 07:34 PM
no, sorry. once in a lifetime opportunity. or maybe we'll bring it to NY one day.

Romane19
04-03-2010, 07:36 PM
no, sorry. once in a lifetime opportunity. or maybe we'll bring it to NY one day.

Ok! Thanks.

rickbonus
08-17-2011, 05:08 AM
Glad to see your post!