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As John indicates, this feature is not available in Premiere Elements.
However, you can output yoru video from Premiere Elements and then author your DVD in a program like DVD Architect Studio 5.0, and you will be able to.
I show you some basic moves in my free Basic Training tutorials at http://Muvipix.com.
Just type "DVD Architect" in the product search box.
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You are thinking of Encore here. PrE does not allow a Play First (except for a Timeline w/o a Menu), before a Menu. That is a limitation of the authoring capabilities of PrE.
Did not read Steve's comments, and cannot see it now, but I feel certain that he made mention of Sony's DVD Architect, which DOES support a Play First intro, prior to Menus.
PS - just a few minutes ago, I did an intro video for a DVD in Encore (only available with PrPro now). I could not live without that feature, as about 1/4 of my Projects have some sort of intro.
Thanks guys. Steve, I do have Sony Vegas Movie Studio 10 with DVD Architect and I will take a look at your tutorial. I do alot of home movies and I like to use the different programs just to see how they differ. The only thing I dont like about Architect is the Themes.
Fortunately, you never have to use them.
Just like Themes and Instant Movie in PrE, those "themes" are designed for people, who want a "big button," quick method of doing a Project.
I've had similar, going back to the earliest days of Pinnacle Studio, and have yet to use any, because I want to do things in my vision.
Same for things like Random Pan & Zoom. Never used them, as no program can ever know what I intend for the subject of each still to be. Invariably, the Zoom will be in one something that I do not wish to feature, and my subject is very seldom in the middle of the Frame.
I just ignore themes and also most animation Presets, and just do it all by hand.
Good luck, and hope that DVD Architect does everything that you need.