EMC 286 DVD Authoring (4 credits)

This course provides a hands-on approach to the conceptualization, design, production, and assessment of video projects completed on DVD. The course will focus on strategic planning (including scripting and flow charts), creation of video and audio content, proper encoding of media, file management, creation of interactive menus, proper linking of all media assets within the DVD, and outputting projects to a DVD disc. Topics of discussion will include the history, characteristics, various types, and user interactivity of the DVD format, as well as various types of digital media files and managing those files on a network. Three lecture/two production lab hours per week. Prerequisites: EMC 259; EMC majors only or Permission of Instructor. Spring semesters only.