Digital Effects and Compositing

Prerequisite: Video Production I. 42 classroom hours.

DIG 345 A : Thur

This course covers digital methods of combining video, photographs, graphics, text & other visual elements and manipulation of those elements to tell a story. Most work will be done using Adobe AfterEffects CC, but the course will include other software such as Adobe Photoshop CC and Illustrator CC. Topics include gaining an understanding of the structure of digital images, transparency and masking, chroma keying, using layers and depth, keyframe animation, image processing, effects and their use, formats, input and output of imagery and workflow methods. Grading is based on assignments, exams and class participation.

Class begins January 12, 2017
Tuition: $615 (discounted to $575 if registered and payed in full ON-LINE by Sunday Jan. 1, 2017.)