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Mastering Digital Media Formats (201)

  • Class Highlights:
    • Print, tablet, eBook, e-zine, web, photo, audio, & video formats
    • Media format details
    • Target device details
    • Working formats vs. delivery formats
    • Image Formats
    • Audio & Video Formats
    • Animation Formats
    • Publication/Distribution Formats
    • File compression vs. quality
    • Media tags & metadata
    • Future media and future proofing your work

  • Class Description:
    Today, design and communications professionals are expected to be proficient in a wide variety of media. The kinds of media, delivery platforms and device types we are expected to work with are rapidly evolving. This class is your gateway to future success.

    This class covers the essential facts of file formats, delivery methods, and device characteristics used for publishing print, tablet, eBook, digital magazine, web, still photo, audio, and video formats. Understanding these formats is key to looking your best and maintaining a vital professional future.

    Learn what makes media faster, more accessible, and present better while balancing quality versus function. Learn to correctly match media type to delivery platforms and device types. For example, what it takes to deliver a print publication on the Web or on a tablet computer. Which formats are best for delivering animations, videos, or interactivity. How images work on HDPI displays like the iPad Retina display. How to deal with the phasing out of Flash.

    Who Should Take This Class:
    This class is for designers, art directors, graphic artists, production artists, traffic managers, web masters, web coders, and anyone else who has to work with digital media files.

  • Platform: This class is for Mac and Windows computers
  • Class length: 1 day
  • Class cost: $495.00
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