IBC seminars and workshops explore theory and practice of today’s technology
July 31, 2003
Broadcasters attending this year’s IBC Conference in Amsterdam will have a chance to walk away from the convention with knowledge to improve their personal skills and further their careers thanks to a free comprehensive program of training seminars and workshops.
Hands-on seminars build on topics discussed in the “Theory Theatre.” Topics to be covered include:
Planning and shooting Web-ready video. Gain an understanding of video compression and how it interacts with other media.
Streaming-video Web servers. Learn how Web servers and video streaming work. Examine the different streaming servers and how they work with Flash and HTML pages.
Planning and shooting for DVD. Find out what to keep in mind before shooting commences for DVD video.
Broadcast video editing and compositing techniques. Watch demonstrations of various editing and compositing packages and discuss the differences, advantages and disadvantages of each.
Avid DNA (Digital Nonlinear Accelerators). Focus on the benefits of the Mojo DNA which complements the Avid Xpress Pro software.
IBC’s hands-on training workshops will include:
Embedding streaming video into a Web page using Discreet’s Cleaner and Macromedia Dreamweaver’s MX and Flash MX.
Using FinalCut Pro and Macromedia Flash MX. Edit a clip with Final Cut Pro, create a button with Flash MX to link to the clip, and configure the video for streaming.
Authoring a DVD with Apple DVD Studio Pro and Adobe Photoshop. Go from a folder full of stills and MPEG clips to an interactive DVD in less than an hour. Use Photoshop to build a menu with buttons to navigate to chapters.
Using Adobe Photoshop and After Effects for animation, 3D and effects. Animate a layered Photoshop file in After Effects. Create a virtual 3D environment with After Effects.
Edit broadcast footage with Final Cut Pro 4. Learn how to animate picture in picture by animating keys. Build titles with LiveType and create an audio bed with SoundTrack.
Compositing broadcast footage with Adobe After Effects and Maxon Cinema 4D.
Put an Avid DNA Xpress Pro through the paces. Cut a brief program with effects, layers and audio.
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