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CDS2601: Digital Audio/Video

Faculty of Art, Design and Architecture

Digital Audio/Video

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This unit introduces you to digital audio and video production. It explores the principles of digital audio visual design and the uses industry-standard software applications to produce media in a variety of genres. You are introduced to scripting, storyboarding, film and narrative conventions common to cinema. In order to explore audio recording, video capture and nonlinear editing, you are introduced to the tools and features of video cameras and editing software. Demonstrations and lectures are given on planning and collaborative management, types of media sources and output considerations associated with digital audio/video production.


1 - Project 1 - 30% 2 - Project 2 - 30% 2 - Project 3 - 40%


12 hours per week including 3 contact hours plus 9 hours of independent study.