© 2016 – Focal Press
486 pages | 350 Color Illus.
Understand the core concepts and skills of multimedia production and digital storytelling using text, graphics, photographs, sound, motion, and video. Then, put it all together using the skills that you have developed for effective project planning, collaboration, design, and production.
Presented in full color with hundreds of vibrant illustrations, Multimedia Foundations, Second Edition trains you in the principles and skill sets common to all forms of digital media production, enabling you to create successful, engaging content, no matter what tools you are using.
The second edition has been fully updated and features a new chapter on video production and new sections on user-centered design, digital cinema standards (2K, 4K, and 8K video), and DSLR and video camcorder recording formats and device settings. The companion website, which features a wealth of web resources, glossary terms, and video tutorials, has also been updated with new content for both students and instructors.
Section 1: Multimedia Foundations 1. Understanding Multimedia 2. The Computer 3. Project Planning and Evaluation Section 2: Multimedia Design 4. Visual Communication 5. Page Layout 6. Interface Design 7. Web Design Section 3: Static Media 8. Text 9. Graphics 10. Photography Section 4: Time-based Media 11. Sound and Video Recording 12. Audio Production 13. Video Production 14. Time-based Editing