Madras College

S2 Elective – Digital Media

S2 Elective – Digital Media

 Course Outline

This one-year course is designed for those pupils who wish to develop their knowledge and practical skills in the capture/creation and manipulation of digital media. The course includes the following content and activities:

Graphics
Create and edit vector graphics.
Photo editing and enhancement techniques.

Animation
Basic animation techniques using Flash including keyframes, layers, motion and shape tweening.
Pupils develop their own animations.

Sound
Import and record sound into an audio application.
Edit and manipulate multiple audio tracks.
Pupils create their own loop-based music compositions.

Video
Import and organise video and sound in a video-editing package.
Video editing techniques and procedures.
Learn about the video production process and personnel in a production company.
Analyse adverts to learn about the symbolic and technical codes commonly used to convey meaning to and manipulate the target audience.
Project: Work in groups to plan, film and edit a short video advert.