Week 14: Tue 05/17 – THE MOVING IMAGE

LECTURE:
– Theory of composition sound & video editing.
PRESENTATION: Editing Examples: Wong Kar Wai: In The Mood for Love
ONLINE LAB:
– Advanced Editing Techniques
TUTORIALS:
Adobe Premiere Pro CC Beginner Tutorial
How the Export in Premiere Pro

WATCH (Experimental Films):
* Maya Deren – Meshes of the Afternoon [1943]
* Stan Brakhage – Dog Star Man (Complete)
* Angst – experimental short film
* Derek Jarman – Blue (1993)
* Chris Marker – La JetΓ©e [1962]

 

Week 13: Tue 05/10 – THE MOVING IMAGE

LECTURE:
– Overview: Optical Toys, Persistance of Vision, and Stop Motion Animation
– Working with 2D and 3D Animation: Basic Concepts
– Materials

LAB (Tools and Techniques):
– Working with Frames and Keyframes.
– Digital Animation programs – demonstration.

HOMEWORK:
– Read: 2D AnimationΒ  and Principles of Animation
– Lab: Creation of an Animated Banner (Check Assignments)

 

Week 12: Tue 05/03 – SOUND PRODUCTION

  • ONLINE LECTURE:
    – Sound Theory (Fundamentals.)
    – Lecture and Samples Files
  • ONLINE LAB:
    – Working with Adobe Audition and Audacity (examples)
    – Creating and Editing sound.
    – Finding sounds (freesounds.org)
    – Making songs: How to extract beats and loop them.
  • ASSIGNMENT:
    – Read: Multimedia Foundations (MF): Chapter 11 (pgs. 331-370) and Chapter 12 (pgs. 371-402).
    – Lab: Sample sounds for Music Site (Check Assignments for details)
    – Lab: Make your own Sound Composition: Noise to Music (Check Assignments for details)

Week 11: Tue 04/25 – SOUND PRODUCTION

ONLINE LECTURE:
– Sound: History and Development.
– Sound Theory (Fundamentals.)
– Analog vs. Digital.

Week 10: Tue 04/12 – WEB DESIGN and IMPLEMENTATION

Week 9: Tue 04/05 – HTML and FILE MANAGEMENT

  • PRESENTATIONS
    – Favorite Sports Website
  • LECTURE
    – File Management and Information Architecture
  • ASSIGNMENT:
    – Read: Multimedia Foundations (MF): Chapter 7 (pgs. 201-232).
    – Lab: Creation of a Mini Website for your favorite Singer or Musician (Check Assignments for details)

Week 8: Tue 03/29 – MID TERM EXAMINATION

Theoretical and Practical

Week 7: Tue 03/22 – WEB DESIGN and IMPLEMENTATION

  • ONLINE LECTURE:
    – Introduction to HTML (Read: HTML from W3 School)
    – How to make a webpage from scratch (Read: Foundations of HTML)
    – Search Engines, Web Browsers, and HTML Editors.
    – Techniques in Illustrator (Vector Graphics for the Web: Save for Web )
  • ONLINE LAB:
    – Creating Webpages (Working with Atom / Brackets.) – Download Example
  • ASSIGNMENT:
    – Read: Multimedia Foundations (MF): Chapter 7 (pgs. 201-232).
    – Lab: Creation of a Mini Website for a sport of your choice. (5 pages min.) – Details in the Assignment Section.

Week 6: Seminar Conference by Guest Speaker

Ramiro CorbettaΒ 

 

Week 5: Tue 03/08 – TYPE AND GRAPHICS

Week 4: Tue 03/01 – TYPE AND GRAPHICS

 

Week 3: Tue 02/22 – VISUAL COMMUNICATION

 

Week 2: Tue 02/15 – HARDWARE / SOFTWARE

  • ONLINE LECTURE (Download PDF):
    – The Computer: History and Evolution, Hardware and Software.
    – The Interface.
    – Managing and Saving Digital Files.
    – Digital Storage
  • ONLINE LAB:
    – Search Engines, Web Browsers, Applications, and Sub-applications (APPS).
  • ASSIGNMENT:
    – Read: Multimedia Foundations (MF): Chapter 2 (pg 39-75)
    – Prepare an Image: Photo from your country of origin. (See details in Assignments section)

Week 1: Tue 02/01 – INTRODUCTION & PRINCIPLE DEFINITIONS

  • ONLINE LECTURE (Download PDF):
    – Foundation of Multimedia and Game Design.
    – Overview of Communications Media and Technologies.
  • ONLINE LAB:
    – Working with Open Lab
    – Overview of Google Drive
  • ASSIGNMENT:
    – Read: Multimedia Foundations (MF): Introduction and Chapter 1 (pg 3-37)
  • – In the Discussion Board, write a paragraph discussing your goals for working in the class.
  • REVIEW
    – Introductory Lecture