1 x 1-hour lecture weekly
1 x 2-hour workshop weekly
1 Admission into BCADM-Bachelor of Creative Arts (Digital Media)
1a Admission into BCAVEED-Bachelor of Creative Arts (Visual Effects and Entertainment Design)
1b Admission into BCAHVEED-Bachelor of Creative Arts (Honours) (Visual Effects and Entertainment Design)
2 SCME1003 - Essential Multimedia
Must Satisfy: (((1 or 1a or 1b)) or (2))
Assumed knowledge
Basic computer skills
Course context
Topic coordinator's approval required for enrolment.
Topic description
Multimedia Production Part 2 builds on the practical skills and knowledge introduced in Multimedia Production Part 1. This topic presents a practical overview of various digital media processes. A mix of design-based projects allows students to learn advanced multimedia design and production techniques while working to realistic project briefs.
Educational aims
This topic aims to allow students to:

  • gain experience working as a team member in a creative multimedia production environment

  • gain experience in a range of multimedia production techniques

  • create and manipulate composite images and digital texts

  • increase fluency with the critical vocabulary and concepts needed to discuss digital media design at a professional level
Expected learning outcomes
On completing this topic students will:

  • have become aware of a range of technical and design options contributing to high quality digital presentation

  • have demonstrate their ability to use original photographic and digital images in multimedia production

  • be able to draft the necessary pre-production documentation that guides digital production - user documentation, scoping documents, site maps, storyboards, and non-linear scripts

  • have become aware of the design principles and production processes underlying the combination of text, photographic and drawn images in an interactive, digital environment