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iMovie ’09 & iDVD for Mac OS X: Visual QuickStart Guide by Jeff Carlson

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2iDVD Themes

My wife is moderately addicted to several home decorating shows on TV, the ones where a designer takes over a room and the homeowners marvel at the transformation (okay, so maybe I’ve watched a few, too). It’s amazing what a new window treatment and a fresh coat of paint can do to a room.

You might think that iDVD themes are nothing more than curtains to dress up your movies, but that would diminish the possibilities that a DVD theme offers. A theme gives your movie character, but more importantly, it provides a framework for the movie and other related media. Your DVD can contain several movies, slideshows of digital still photos, music, and animation.

In this chapter, I’ll cover the basics of choosing one of iDVD’s pre-made themes ...

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