I have a few questions regarding my wedding movie. I am not the editor but I want to make sure with the editor that he uses the best available alternatives regarding the following issues:
1. Is it possible to convert the video movie to a watchable DVD format so that there will be a separation between the audio channels? (so that if in the original video file that was recorded in the camera there was a separation between channel left and channel right, this separation will remain the same in the DVD format). The editor told me that it is not possible regarding DVD format but I want to verify it with you – it sounds strange to me that it is not possible if it was recorded originally in this way.
2. If a video was recorded in a DSLR format (HD), and I want to convert it to a watchable DVD and to keep the maximum available quality - what preferences should be defined during the conversion process (if there are any such standard parameters)? I know that the DSLR format's quality will be any reduced somewhat when converting to DVD but I want to understand what are the preferences that will keep the quality at the highest possible level.
3. What is the most reliable backup format that is available today for video that was recoreded in a DSLR format (HD), so that it will be kept without losing quality for many years to come?
Thanks in advance for your help.