Or how about a Festival Runners guide? Well, at least that is a good way started with autoDCP’s Festival Runner’s Guide to DCP’s – AutoDCP Easy automated tool to make a DCP.
There are many other excellently written lessons for the movie or doc maker, among them:
DCPs are easy to make now. It takes a few nights figuring out the mistakes and options, then sure enough, it is on your disk. Then a few nights figuring out how to make a drive that can be checked at the theater, and a couple nights figuring out how to straighten out the problems.
And now, the option of uploading your .mov file and getting back a folder full of DCP.