1 Year Diploma in Multimedia

The term multimedia refers to the use of computers to integrate text, images and sound into a presentation

Any means of conveying information is called a medium and more than one medium clubbed together, is called the multi media. Written words, numbers and symbols are categorized as the text, images – still or moving and sound go into the making of multimedia. All the elements that contribute to multimedia are not necessarily present in every multimedia production. But, the use of computer technology to create and distribute them is common to all. Multimedia is widely used to educate, information and entertain. Notwithstanding its dependence on computer technology, the effectiveness and appeal of multimedia depends to a great extent on the creativity of the people, who develop the text, sound and visuals that constitute the content of a multimedia production.

Multimedia productions almost always include text and graphics i.e. drawings, photographs, diagrams and charts and other visual elements such as buttons and arrows which enables the user the navigate their way through a multimedia production. Audio – i.e. spoken words and music – again live or recorded – adds interest and appeal to a multimedia production. Video-live or recorded moving images – is used in many multimedia productions for the internet, sales presentations and illustrating procedures.

Duration: 12 months
Eligibility: Pass in 10+2 of a recognized board of examination

Term 1 Term 2 Term 3 Term 4
Orientation in the art and craft of film and television production Audion basics
- Nature of sound
- Techniques of recording and editing sound
Video Editing Basics
- Picture transitions
- Video and audio special effects
- Current popular editing software
Advanced 3D Graphics and Animation
- Maya
–polygon modeling, NURBS modeling,
- Advanced texturing, lighting
Basic Art and Drawing Skills Using popular audio softwares Web Designing Basics
- Web Page
- Developing interactive web pages
 Creating 3D Characters and Animation
Introduction to Clay 
Modeling and stop motion animation
Principles of Animation - Multimedia Presentation
- Introduction to HTML
- Dreamweaver
- Javascript
Generating Special effects using features of Maya
Computer basics
- MS Office
- Internet Explorer
Elements of 2D Graphics & Animation    
Text printing basics
- Color theory
- Printing technology: an overview
- Various stages of production like script, story boarding etc 
3D Animation studio:
Modeler
Texturing artist
Lighting artist
Animator
Desktop Publishing
- Photoshop basics
- Corel draw
- Adobe In design
Creating 2D graphics
- Working with flash
– basic and advanced
- Introduction to Actionscript
  Compositing and Special effects
- VFX & SFX : An overview
- Introduction to Chroma production
- After effects
Digital photography basics
- Nature of light
- Digital camera operations
Elements of 3D Graphics & Animation
- Stages of 3D film production
- Concepts and principles of animation
   
Videography basics
- Techniques of lighting the set
- Framing, compositing and focusing of shot
- Basics of 3Ds Max
– modeling, texturing, advanced lighting, animation