Welcome to IMD 125 Digital Storytelling. Telling a story through a digital medium presents many challenges and opportunities. Students will learn to combine technical skills with the art of storytelling. Experimenting with a variety of sound, still image, and video editing tools, students will learn to choose the right tool for the job. Students will develop storytelling skills including brainstorming, storyboarding, and developing a digital story. Opportunities to use digital stories in corporate training environments, classrooms, entertainment, game development, and other avenues will be discussed as well as the future of digital storytelling.

Welcome to IMD 125 Digital Storytelling. Telling a story through a digital medium presents many challenges and opportunities. Students will learn to combine technical skills with the art of storytelling. Experimenting with a variety of sound, still image, and video editing tools, students will learn to choose the right tool for the job. Students will develop storytelling skills including brainstorming, storyboarding, and developing a digital story. Opportunities to use digital stories in corporate training environments, classrooms, entertainment, game development, and other avenues will be discussed as well as the future of digital storytelling.

Welcome to IMD 131A 3D Graphics and Animation I. In this course,students will be introduced to concepts in computer modeling and basic animation. The concept of keyframing will be discussed in detail and students will learn to create motion utilizing keyframes and other motion creation techniques. Students will also learn how to render an animation to a video file. Important techniques in file management and maintenance on the computer workstation will also be covered.

Welcome to IMD 131O 3D Graphics and Animation I. In this course,students will be introduced to concepts in computer modeling and basic animation. The concept of keyframing will be discussed in detail and students will learn to create motion utilizing keyframes and other motion creation techniques. Students will also learn how to render an animation to a video file. Important techniques in file management and maintenance on the computer workstation will also be covered.

Welcome to IMD 140 Digital Video Production I. Students will be introduced to the basics of videography, the use of tripods and camera heads, lighting, and microphone usage. Basic editing will also be covered.  Students will gain hands experience in shooting, composition and editing. The art of storytelling through the use of visual imagery will be covered. The audio portion of a video project will also be introduced, including use of microphones, audio processing software, noise reduction and compression.

Welcome to IMD 150A Photoshop for Multimedia. During this course, students will be introduced to Adobe Photoshop and discuss visual communication as a multimedia professional. We will start by getting to know the workspace, tools and panels available in Photoshop. Next, we will explore selection techniques, painting and retouching, layers, smart objects, and filters. Concepts such as RGB vs. CMYK, image resolution, and file formats will be discussed. Finally, we will look at how to effectively create images for web, video, and other multimedia products.

Welcome to IMD 150O Photoshop for Multimedia. During this course, students will be introduced to Adobe Photoshop and discuss visual communication as a multimedia professional. We will start by getting to know the workspace, tools and panels available in Photoshop. Next, we will explore selection techniques, painting and retouching, layers, smart objects, and filters. Concepts such as RGB vs. CMYK, image resolution, and file formats will be discussed. Finally, we will look at how to effectively create images for web, video, and other multimedia products.

Welcome to IMD 270 Project and Client Management.  Students will take on the role of Multimedia Project manager in this course. As Project Manager, students will design a multimedia project. Students will plan the project and include cost, designing, producing, and deliver the final project to the client. In doing this, students will write a project plan, create a client proposal, develop a storyboard, and submit a final multimedia project.