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Welcome to the Digital Media Arts Wiki 

This is a WIKI encyclopedia created and maintained by the learners of the Digital Media Arts Program at the Wildwood Education Center. It contains important technical terms and concepts that professionals in the field of Digital Media Arts are expected to understand and apply in their work.

FOUNDATION SKILLS

Spread Over Two Years


F01 GETTING STARTED

  • F011 NEW STUDENT ORIENTATION

  • F012 DMA STUDENT HANDBOOK

  • F013 EQUIPMENT & STUDIO SAFETY

  • F015 COMPUTER & PRINTER LITERACY

F02 DIGITAL IMAGING FOUNDATION

  • F021 VECTOR VS RASTER

  • F023 RESOLUTION & IMAGE SIZE

  • F024 FILE FORMATS & IMAGE COMPRESSION

  • F025 DIGITAL ASSET MANAGEMENT

  • F026 LEGAL RIGHTS & COPYRIGHT

  • F027 STOCK & ROYALTY FREE ASSETS

F03 CAREER DEVELOPMENT

  • F031 SELF-ASSESSMENT

  • F033 COLLEGE & CAREER PLAN

  • F035 PORTFOLIO & SELF PROMO

  • F036 FINANCIAL LITERACY

  • F037 FREELANCE BUSINESS PLAN

F51 FIRST YEAR ACADEMIC SKILLS (Integrated ELA)

  • F511 ARTICLE SUMMARIES

  • F512 TECHNICAL MANUAL (how to..)

  • F513 MECHANISM DESCRIPTION

  • F515 PROFESSIONAL PRESENTATION SKILLS

  • F519 JR CAPSTONE RESEARCH REPORT

F52 SECOND YEAR ACADEMIC SKILLS (Integrated ELA)

  • F521 COLLEGE ESSAY / APPLICATION

  • F522 PROFESSIONAL RESUME & ONLINE PROFILE

  • F523 INTERNSHIP APPLICATION

  • F524 JOB APPLICATION / JOB SEARCH

  • F525 INTERVIEW SKILLS (mock interview)

  • F527 PORTFOLIO NARRATIVES & INTRO VIDEO

  • F515 PROFESSIONAL PRESENTATION SKILLS

  • F529 SR CAPSTONE RESEARCH REPORT

SkillsUSA FRAMEWORK SKILLS COURSE:

F11 PERSONAL SKILLS

  • F111 INTEGRITY

  • F112 WORK ETHIC

  • F113 SELF-MANAGEMENT

  • F114 PROFESSIONALISM

  • F115 RESPONSIBILITY

  • F116 ADAPTABILITY / FLEXIBILITY

F12 WORKPLACE SKILLS

  • F121 COMMUNICATION SKILLS

  • F125 DECISION MAKING SKILLS

  • F126 TEAMWORK SKILLS

  • F127 MULTICULTURAL SENSITIVITY

  • F128 PLANNING, ORGANIZING & MANAGEMENT

  • F129 LEADERSHIP SKILLS

F13 RELATED TECHNICAL SKILLS

  • F131 PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

  • F132 SERVICE ORIENTATION

  • F133 INTERNET SAFETY & SECURITY

  • F134 BASIC APPLICATION CODING

  • F135 WEBSITE / BLOG CREATION



SOFTWARE SKILL TUTORIALS

FOR SCHOOL YEAR: 2018 - 2019


S11 ADOBE LIGHTROOM (photography workflow)

  • S11.01 QUICK TOUR

  • S11.02 IMPORTING

  • S11.03 LIGHTROOM WORKSPACE

  • S11.04 DEVELOPING

  • S11.06 ADVANCED EDITING

  • S11.09 PRINTING

  • S11.10 PUBLISHING

  • S11.11 EXPORTING

S21 ADOBE PHOTOSHOP (image editing)

  • S21.110 INTRO TO PHOTOSHOP

  • S21.111 WORKSPACE, TOOLS, FILES, WORKFLOW

  • S21.112 COLOR & CHANNELS

  • S21.113 CROP, STRAIGHTEN, RESIZE & RESAMPLE

  • S21.114 LAYERS, MASKS, SMART OBJECTS

  • S21.115 LAYER STYLES, BLENDING MODES

  • S21.116 ADJUSTMENT LAYERS

  • S21.117 SELECTION TECHNIQUES

  • S21.118 FILTERS

  • S21.119 ARTISTIC PAINTING, BRUSHES

  • S21.120 VECTOR SHAPES & DRAWING

  • S21.121 TYPOGRAPHY

  • S21.122 PRINTING & PUBLISHING

  • S21.123 WEB GRAPHICS

  • S21.114 VIDEO & ANIMATION

  • S21.211 3D IMAGE MANIPULATION & PRINTING

  • S21.212 ADVANCED PHOTO RETOUCHING

  • S21.213 ADVANCED PHOTO RESTORATION

  • S21.990 ACA CERTIFICATION PREP

S22 ADOBE ILLUSTRATOR (vector art/drawing)

  • S22.110 INTRO TO ILLUSTRATOR

  • S22.111 WORKSPACE & NAVIGATION

  • S22.112 SELECTING ARTWORK

  • S22.113 SHAPES

  • S22.114 COMBINING SHAPES/PATHS

  • S22.115 TRANSFORMING ARTWORK

  • S22.116 DRAWING TOOLS

  • S22.117 COLOR

  • S22.118 TYPOGRAPHY

  • S22.119 LAYERS

  • S22.120 GRADIENTS, BLENDS, & PATTERNS

  • S22.121 BRUSHES

  • S22.122 EFFECTS AND GRAPHIC STYLES

  • S22.211 CREATING ARTWORK FOR A T-SHIRT

  • S22.212OTHER ADOBE APPLICATIONS

  • S22.990 ACA CERTIFICATION PREP

S23 ADOBE INDESIGN (page layout)

  • S23.01 WORKSPACE

  • S23.02 INDESIGN OVERVIEW

  • S23.03 SETTING UP PAGE

  • S23.04 OBJECTS

  • S23.05 FLOWING TEXT

  • S23.06 EDITING TEXT

  • S23.07 TYPOGRAPHY

  • S23.08 COLOR

  • S23.09 STYLES

  • S23.10 GRAPHICS

  • S23.13 PRINTING & EXPORTING







                SCHOOL YEAR 2019-2020                 

SOFTWARE SKILL TUTORIALS

FOR SCHOOL YEAR: 2019 - 2020

S51 ADOBE PREMIERE PRO (video editing)

  • S51.01 WORK AREA

  • S51.02 SETTING UP A PROJECT

  • S51.03 IMPORTING MEDIA

  • S51.04 ORGANIZING MEDIA

  • S51.05 ESSENTIALS OF VIDEO EDITING

  • S51.06 BASIC CLIPS AND MARKERS

  • S51.07 ADDING TRANSITIONS

  • S51.08 ADVANCED EDITING TECHNIQUES

  • S51.09 PUTTING CLIPS IN MOTION

  • S51.10 MULTI-CAMERA EDITING

  • S51.11 EDITING AND MIXING AUDIO

  • S51.12 SWEETENING SOUND

  • S51.13 VIDEO EFFECTS

  • S51.14 COLOR CORRECTION AND GRADING

  • S51.15 COMPOSITING TECHNIQUES

  • S51.16 CREATING TITLES

  • S51.17 MANAGING PROJECTS

  • S51.18 EXPORTING

  • S51.99 ACA CERTIFICATION PREP

S53 ADOBE AFTER EFFECTS (animation & effects)

  • S53.01 WORKFLOW

  • S52.02 BASIC ANIMATION

  • S53.03 ANIMATING TEXT

  • S53.04 SHAPE LAYERS

  • S53.05 ANIMATING A PRESENTATION

  • S53.06 ANIMATING LAYERS

  • S53.07 WORKING WITH MASKS

  • S53.08 PUPPET TOOLS

  • S53.09 ROTO BRUSH TOOL

  • S53.10 COLOR CORRECTION

  • S53.11 MOTION GRAPHICS TEMPLATES

  • S53.12 3D FEATURES

  • S53.13 3D CAMERA TRACKER

  • S53.14 ADVANCED EDITING TECHNIQUES

  • S53.15 RENDERING AND OUTPUTTING

S55 ADOBE AUDITION (sound / music editing)

  • S55.01 AUDIO INTERFACING

  • S55.02 AUDITION ENVIRONMENT

  • S55.03 BASIC EDITING

  • S55.04 SIGNAL PROCESSING

  • S55.05 AUDIO RESTORATION

  • S55.06 MASTERING

  • S55.07 SOUND DESIGN

  • S55.08 CREATING AND RECORDING FILES

  • S55.09 BASIC MULTITRACK ORIENTATION

  • S55.10 TRACK PARAMETERS

  • S55.11 CLIPS

  • S55.12 MUSIC W/ SOUND LIBRARIES

  • S55.13 MUSIC BY OVERDUBBING

  • S55.14 MUSIC BY MULTITRACK RECORDING

  • S55.15 MIXING STRATEGIES

  • S55.16 WORKING WITH VIDEO


PHOTOGRAPHY COURSE

FOR SCHOOL YEAR: 2018 - 2019

PHOTOGRAPHY CORE

P01 CONTEXT

  • P011 INTRO TO PHOTOGRAPHY

  • P013 CAREERS IN PHOTOGRAPHY

  • P015 PHOTOGRAPHY GENRE & STYLES

  • P017 PHOTOGRAPHY TIMELINE

  • P019 PHOTO GALLERY (MOUNTING & MATTING)

P02 CAMERA & LENS THEORY

P03 ARTISTIC COMPOSITION

P04 EXPOSURE

P05 CREATIVE CAMERA EFFECTS

  • P051 ACTION & MOTION TECHNIQUES

  • P052 CONTROLLING DEPTH OF FIELD

  • P053 MACRO & TILT SHIFT PHOTOGRAPHY

  • P054 HIGH DYNAMIC RANGE (HDR)

  • P055 DRONE PHOTOGRAPHY

  • P059 EXPERIMENTAL PHOTOGRAPHY

P06 LIGHT & COLOR

P07 COMMERCIAL STUDIO TECHNIQUES

  • P071 METERING & INVERSE SQUARE LAW

  • P072 PRODUCT & FOOD PHOTOGRAPHY

  • P073 PORTRAIT PHOTOGRAPHY

  • P075 PORTRAIT POSING TECHNIQUES

  • P077 HEADSHOTS (Yearbook Photography)

APPLIED SKILLS (hands-on projects)

P91 OUTDOOR PHOTOGRAPHY

  • P911 LANDSCAPE PANORAMAS

  • P912 CLOSE-UP / MACRO / NATURE

  • P913 ANIMAL PHOTOGRAPHY

  • P914 WATER PHOTOGRAPHY

  • P915 NIGHT PHOTOGRAPHY

P92 ACTION & EVENT PHOTOGRAPHY

  • P921 PHOTOJOURNALISM & YEARBOOK

  • P922 EVENT & PERFORMANCES

  • P923 SPORTS PHOTOGRAPHY

  • P924 OFF CAMERA FLASH TECHNIQUES

P93 TRAVEL PHOTOGRAPHY

  • P931 ARCHITECTURE

  • P932 STREET PHOTOGRAPHY / CANDIDS

  • P933 INTERIOR SHOTS (i.e Museums)

P94 STUDIO LIGHTING TECHNIQUES

  • P941 SENIOR PORTRAIT PACKAGE

  • P942 FASHION & GLAMOUR

  • P943 PRODUCT PHOTOGRAPHY

  • P944 FOOD PHOTOGRAPHY

P97 SPECIAL EFFECTS PHOTOGRAPHY

  • P971 HIGH SPEED / SPLASH PHOTOGRAPHY

  • P972 LIGHT PAINTING

  • P973 HDR PHOTOGRAPHY

  • P974 DRONE PHOTOGRAPHY

  • P975 INFRARED TECHNIQUES

  • P976 VIRTUAL REALITY IMAGING

  • P977 IMPOSSIBLE IMAGERY

P99 PHOTOGRAPHY PORTFOLIO

  • P991 PHOTOGRAPHY PORTFOLIO WEBSITE

  • P992 PHOTOGRAPHY PORTFOLIO BOOK

  • P993 PHOTOGRAPHY EXHIBIT

  • P995 PHOTOGRAPHY COMPETITIONS




















































                SCHOOL YEAR 2019-2020                 

MEDIA PRODUCTION COURSE

FOR SCHOOL YEAR: 2019 - 2020


MEDIA PRODUCTION CORE

M01 CONTEXT

  • M011 INTRO TO MEDIA, FILM  & ANIMATION

  • M013 CAREERS IN MEDIA & FILM

  • M015 TV & FILM GENRE

  • M017 MEDIA PRODUCTION TIMELINE

  • M018 MEDIA LITERACY & CRITIQUE

M02 CAMERA & TECHNICAL EQUIPMENT

  • M021 CAMERA & EXPOSURE

  • M023 VIDEO EQUIPMENT & CONNECTORS

  • M025 DIGITAL VIDEO TECHNOLOGY

M03 PRINCIPLES OF VIDEO & FILM

  • M033 LANGUAGE OF VIDEO

  • M035 VIDEO SPACE & TIME

M04 PRE-PRODUCTION

  • M041 PROGRAM CREATION

  • M042 PRODUCTION PLANNING

  • M043 STORYBOARDING

  • M044 CHARACTER / STORY DEVELOPMENT

  • M045 SCREENWRITING FOR INFO VIDEO

  • M046 SCREENWRITING FOR SHORT FILMS

M05 CINEMATOGRAPHY

P06 LIGHT & COLOR

  • P061 HIGHLIGHTS & SHADOWS

  • P062 LIGHTING QUALITY & DIRECTION

  • P063 COLOR & WHITE BALANCE

  • P065 LIGHTING INSTRUMENTS

  • P067 THREE POINT LIGHTING

M07 AUDIO PRODUCTION (Audition, Garageband)

  • M071 MOVIE SOUND

  • M072 ADR & FOLEY

  • M073 AUDIO EQUIPMENT & CONNECTORS

  • M075 SOUND WAVE THEORY

  • M077 MICROPHONE TECHNOLOGY

  • M078 MUSIC TRACK CREATION

  • M079 MUSIC TRACK REMIXING

M08 VIDEO EDITING CONCEPTS

  • M081 EDITING WORKFLOW

  • M083 RENDERING GUIDELINES

  • M085 EDITING PRINCIPLES

  • M087 EDITING TECHNIQUES

M09 MOTION GRAPHICS & EFFECTS

  • M091 VISUAL EFFECTS TECHNIQUES

  • M093 CHROMA KEY COMPOSITING

  • M095 ROTOSCOPING & MOTION TRACKING

  • M097 MOTION GRAPHICS & KINETIC TYPE

M10 BROADCAST MEDIA

  • M101 BROADCAST JOURNALISM

  • M103 NEWS REPORTING

  • M105 INTERVIEW TECHNIQUES

  • M107 STUDIO TECHNIQUES

  • M109 TECHNICAL OPERATIONS


APPLIED SKILLS (hands-on projects)

M91 PROMOTIONAL VIDEO

  • M911 RADIO ADVERTISEMENT (w/sound effects)

  • M912 PROMOTIONAL VIDEO  (school organization)

  • M913 PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT

M92 INFORMATIONAL VIDEO

  • M931 VIDEO DEMONSTRATION

  • M932 INTERVIEW

  • M933 ACTION / EVENT NEWS COVERAGE

  • M934 MINI-DOCUMENTARY  VIDEO

  • M935 WEBCAST NEWS SHOW

M93 ENTERTAINMENT

  • M951 MOVIE TRAILER

  • M952 THEMED MONTAGE with Music

  • M953 STORYBOOK VIDEO (w/voice over)

  • M954 MUSIC VIDEO (lip dub w/green screen techniques)

  • M955 GUIDED SHORT FILM

  • M956 DRAMATIC SHORT FILM  (5 to 7 min)

M97 POST PRODUCTION ELEMENTS

  • M971 FOLEY AUDIO PROJECT (w/ Audition)

  • M972 KINETIC TYPOGRAPHY (words & music)

  • M973 ANIMATED PRODUCTION LOGO

  • M974 MOTION GRAPHICS PROJECT

  • M975 VFX VISUAL EFFECTS DEMO

M98 SPECIAL PROJECTS

  • M982 TIME LAPSE SEQUENCE

  • M984 DRONE VIDEOGRAPHY PROJECT

  • M985 VR / 360 VIDEO PROJECT

M99 MEDIA PRODUCTION PORTFOLIO

  • M991 MEDIA PRODUCTION DEMO REEL



GRAPHIC DESIGN COURSE

FOR SCHOOL YEAR: 2018 - 2019


VISUAL DESIGN CORE   (Graphic & Advertising Design)

D01 CONTEXT

  • D011 INTRO TO GRAPHIC & AD DESIGN

  • D013 CAREERS IN THE DESIGN FIELD

  • D017 GRAPHIC DESIGN TIMELINE

D02 CREATIVITY & DESIGN PROCESS

  • D021 CLIENT PROJECT MANAGEMENT

  • D023 CREATIVITY & CONCEPT GENERATION

  • D025 VISUAL DESIGN PROCESS

  • D027 BASIC DRAWING TECHNIQUES (Sketchbook)

D03 ARTISTIC COMPOSITION

  • D031 DESIGN ELEMENTS & PRINCIPLES

  • D035 VISUAL HIERARCHY

  • D037 3D PERSPECTIVE

  • D039 DESIGN ANALYSIS & CRITIQUE

D04 COLOR THEORY

  • D041 COLOR PSYCHOLOGY & SYMBOLISM

  • D043 COLOR REPRODUCTION SYSTEMS

  • D044 COLOR CALIBRATION (screen & print)

  • D045 COLOR WHEEL RELATIONSHIPS

  • D047 HSV - HUE, SATURATION, VALUE

  • D049 COLOR AS DESIGN ELEMENT (schemes)

D05 TYPOGRAPHY

  • D051 THE IMPORTANCE OF TYPE

  • D052 TYPE ANATOMY

  • D053 TYPE CLASSIFICATION

  • D054 TYPE ADJUSTMENT & ALIGNMENT

  • D055 TYPE PAIRINGS & CONTRAST

  • D056 READABILITY & LEGIBILITY

  • D059 TYPE AS A DESIGN ELEMENT

D06 ADVERTISING, BRANDING & LOGO DESIGN

  • D061 ADVERTISING & MARKETING CONCEPTS

  • D063 BRANDING & IDENTITY

  • D067 LOGO DESIGN PRINCIPLES

  • D068 LOGO & ICONS DESIGN TECHNIQUES

D07 PAGE LAYOUT & PUBLICATION

  • D071 LAYOUT PRINCIPLES (C.R.A.P.)

  • D073 PAGE & PUBLICATION ANATOMY

  • D075 YEARBOOK LAYOUT & DESIGN

  • D077 WEB PAGE DESIGN OVERVIEW

D09 GRAPHIC ART PRODUCTION PROCESS

  • D091 PRINTING PREFLIGHT

  • D092 PAPER STOCK STANDARDS

  • D093 CARDS & LETTERHEAD SETS

  • D094 JOB FINISHING (trimming, binding, lamination)

  • D095 LARGE FORMAT PRINTING (posters, signs)

  • D096 VINYL GRAPHICS (stickers, signs, apparel)

  • D097 SCREEN PRINTING PROCESS

  • D098 DYE SUBLIMATION PROCESS

APPLIED SKILLS (hands-on projects)

D91 BRANDING & IDENTITY DESIGN

  • D911 LOGO PACKAGE

  • D912 T-SHIRT / HOODIE DESIGN

  • D913 PRODUCT PACKAGE

  • D915 FLAG REDESIGN

  • D916 POSTAGE STAMP / MONEY DESIGN

D92 PUBLICATIONS DESIGN & LAYOUT

  • D921 TRI-FOLD BROCHURE

  • D922 SCHOOL NEWSLETTER DESIGN

  • D923 MAGAZINE COVER

  • D924 MAGAZINE FEATURE & DEPT.  SPREAD

  • D925 RAFFLE TICKETS

  • D926 MENU DESIGN

D93 ADVERTISING DESIGN

  • D931 NEWSPAPER ADVERTISEMENT

  • D932 POSTCARD MAILER

  • D933 MUSIC LYRICS BANNER

  • D934 POSTER FOR MOVIE, BOOK, GAME etc.

  • D935 POSTER FOR SCHOOL EVENT

  • D939 ADVERTISING CAMPAIGN

D94 DECORATIVE, ENVIRONMENTAL & INFORMATIONAL

D99 DESIGN PORTFOLIO

  • D991 DESIGN PORTFOLIO WEBSITE

  • D992 DESIGN PORTFOLIO BOOK





























                SCHOOL YEAR 2019-2020                  

3D DESIGN & ANIMATION COURSE

FOR SCHOOL YEAR: 2019 - 2020


3D & ANIMATION CORE

A01 3D DESIGN & ANIMATION CONTEXT

  • A011 INTRODUCTION TO ANIMATION

  • A013 CAREERS IN 3D DESIGN & ANIMATION

  • A015 ANIMATION GENRE & STYLES

  • A017 ANIMATION TIMELINE

A02 ANIMATION PRINCIPLES

  • A021 PERSISTENCE OF VISION / FRAME RATE

  • A023 DISNEY'S 12 PRINCIPLES OF ANIMATION

  • A025 ANIMATION TIMING (Walk Cycle & Bouncing Ball)

  • A027 KEYFRAMING - 2D CARTOON ANIMATION

A03 ANIMATION FOR CINEMA

  • A031 STOP MOTION / CLAYMATION

  • A035 3D ANIMATION (Maya)

A04 ANIMATION FOR GAME DESIGN

  • A041 GAME DESIGN PLANNING

  • A043 CHARACTER DESIGN

  • A045 SPRITE SHEETS

  • A047 RIGGING

  • A049 BUILDING A GAME (Unity 3D)

A51 EMERGING TECHNOLOGIES

  • A511 3D PRINTING & FABRICATION

  • A513 VIRTUAL REALITY (VR)

APPLIED SKILLS (hands-on projects)

A91 PRODUCTION PROJECTS

  • A911 FLIP BOOK or PRAXINOSCOPE

  • A913 STOP MOTION / CLAYMATION

  • A915 DRONE VIDEOGRAPHY PROJECT

  • A921 BOUNCING BALL

  • A922 HEAVY BALL BOUNCE

  • A923 FLAG WAVING


A99 3D ANIMATION PORTFOLIO

  • A991 ANIMATION DEMO REEL

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