The specs for DVD video can be found here.
However, making a compliant file and burning it to a DVD won't quite do the job. It must be in the right file structure, etc. Look here
for programs to make the conversion to the right format and build the DVD structure.
There's a good chance you already have a program that will do what you want. The full version most DVD/CD burning programs (Nero, Roxio, etc.) usually include a program to create DVD videos. Many OEM verisons also include (sometimes stripped down) versions of DVD creation software.