Digital Media Technology Digital Video Certificate

Digital Media
Program Code: C25210L1

Digital Media Technology Digital Video Certificate

The Digital Video certificate provides training in multiple aspects of digital video and audio technologies, including creating graphics for video, camera and lighting techniques, capturing video, non-linear editing, and compression of audio/video media.

This certificate is designed for students who have experience with computers and want to improve digital audio and video skills. If a student does not have prior proficiency, other course work might be required to meet course pre-requisites.

Specific Requirements

Courses requiring a grade of "C" or better: DME, FVP

Courses in this program

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This course introduces students to key concepts, technologies, and issues related to digital media. Topics include emerging standards, key technologies and related design issues, terminology, media formats, career paths, and ethical issues. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate the various media formats that are used in digital media technology. Adobe Creative Cloud and other digital media tools may be used in this course.

This course provides students with an introduction to creative expression and art/design techniques in a digital environment. Emphasis is placed on designing, creating, editing, and integrating, visual components consisting of bit-mapped and vector-based images, drawings, banners, text, simple animations, and multiple layers. Upon completion, students should be able to design and produce a range of visual products using digital processing techniques. Adobe Creative Cloud will be used in the course.

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This course is designed to teach students how to manipulate digital and audio content for multimedia applications. Topics include format conversion and a review of current technologies and digital formats. Upon completion, students should be able to modify existing audio and video content to meet a range of production requirements associated with digital media applications. Adobe Creative Cloud will be used in the course.

This course provides education and training through contextual learning in the film production areas of the art department, camera, sound, grip, electric, locations, script, and continuity. Emphasis is placed on successful professional-level interaction with other students and industry professionals through pre-production and initial production of an actual film/video project. Upon completion, students should demonstrate an understanding of the film/video pre-production and initial production process, and the relationship among the departments in these areas.

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This course introduces software and usage of digital audio and video compression and streaming media technologies. Topics include compression techniques, file formats and Codecs, streaming media, streaming media services, and current and emerging trends. Upon completion, students should be able to utilize compressed media in a variety of video, web and multimedia applications. Adobe Creative Cloud will be used in the course.

Total Credit Hours Required:
15

Curriculum is based on the 2021-22 catalog.

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