CD/DVD/BD Directory

We understand it can be a real challenge to get in touch with everyone you need to put together a professional CD or DVD project. That’s why we have compiled this handy reference page so that you can get information on duplication and replication service providers and standards organizations from around the world, right at your fingertips.

CD, DVD, and Blu-ray Replication Service
CDROM2GO www.cdrom2go.com – Your source for professional disc duplication services including CD, DVD, and Blu-ray

Content Licensing
ASCAP Licensing www.ascap.com/licensing/licensefinder.aspx – Obtain information and permission on music licensing for performances and “cover” songs

Blu-ray Disc Licensing www.blu-raydisc.info – Resource for FLLA licensing for Blu-ray content

Creative Commons www.creativecommons.org – Information on releasing your work to the public domain with conditions

GS1 UPC Bar Codes barcodes.gs1us.org – The authentic source for bar code (UPC) licensing

Industry Associations
Blu-ray Disc Association www.blu-raydisc.com – Group of manufacturers that promote and support the Blu-ray format

Content Delivery and Storage Association www.cdsaonline.org – Advocates for fair use and distribution of all types of digital media

DVD Forum www.dvdforum.org – Dedicated to promoting and improving the DVD format worldwide

International Disc Duplicating Association www.discdupe.org – Promotes global standards of ethics for disc duplicators and associated industries

Optical Storage Technology Association www.osta.org – Overseers of the UDF specification

Musicians
Berklee College of MusicĀ http://online.berklee.edu/ – The Berklee College of Music website

CD Recordable FAQ www.cdrfaq.org – The definitive source for everything related to Recordable CDs

Music Publisher’s Association www.mpa.org – An association of music industry professionals

Recording Industry Association of America www.riaa.com – Controls the production and distribution of major-label music

Video Links
AfterDawn www.afterdawn.com – Breaking technology and media related news

Digital Video Magazine www.dv.com – Equipment news and reviews for video industry professionals

Motion Picture Association of America mpaa.org – Major regulatory and ratings association for American filmmakers

VideoHelp www.videohelp.com – Get information on video authoring and conversions; includes software guides and tutorials