Digital Video and Audio
CGT 34600/ 3 Cr.
Covers the use of digital technologies for video and audio in multimedia, hypermedia, and animation products. Students examine the methods for creating, sampling, and storing digital video and digital audio and the constraints placed on these media assets when used for media-based products. Emphasis is placed upon the technology of digital video and audio including formats, data rates, compressors, and the advantages of the different technologies.
- Available Online: No
- Credit by Exam: No
- Laptop Required: Yes
P: CGT 29900 and have experience in 3D modeling and animation techniques.
- Adobe Premiere
- Adobe After Effects
Course Outcomes (What are these?)
- Identify and prepare the various documents used in preproduction (ABET, a, b)
- Identify the components of two story models (ABET, a, g)
- Identify the components of 3 point lighting (ABET, a)
- Describe the various formats in video production and output (ABET, a, c, h)
- Describe the fundamentals of shot composition (ABET, c)
- Operate a video camera and its’ features (ABET, c)
- Apply a story model for the creation of a short story production (ABET, g)
- Apply basic editing formats to video footage (ABET, c, h)
- Produce a 3 minute video montage (ABET, f, h)
CGT Student Outcomes (What are these?)
(a) An ability to apply knowledge of computing and mathematics appropriate to the program’s student outcomes and to the discipline.
(b) An ability to analyze a problem, and identify and define the computing requirements appropriate to its solution.
(c) An ability to design, implement, and evaluate a computer-based system, process, component, or program to meet desired needs.
(f) An ability to communicate effectively with a range of audiences.
(g) An ability to analyze the local and global impact of computing on individuals, organizations, and society.
(h) Recognition of the need for and an ability to engage in continuing professional development.
- Preproduction – Treatment creation, script writing and storyboard creation
- Story Model – the ability to formulate a storyline
- Camera operations – technical knowledge of formats and camera types
- Shot composition – shot movements, angles and types
- Lighting – Types of lights, three-point lighting and other techniques
- Audio – Microphone types and pick-up patterns
- Editing – Types of editing and specific tools for editing
- Output – Codec and container usage and basic compression