Posted in August 2011

There’s a reason they call it Boot Camp

After three great weeks of learning a ton about the iMedia software suite, it was time to put our new knowledge to practice and create from scratch a fully functional website in HTML/CSS that incorporated Flash, a 30-second video commercial, and elements created in Photoshop and illustrator. We had three days. I’m pretty sure I … Continue reading

Video practice with FCPX

In the third and final week of Boot Camp it was time to tackle video editing with Final Cut Pro X. I’ve worked pretty extensively with Final Cut Pro and AVID in past schooling and jobs, so I was worried about all the rumors surrounding Apple’s latest “update” to Final Cut. After editing my first … Continue reading

Time for Art Class

“There will be no code this week,” Professor Motley said at the beginning of week three of iMedia Bootcamp. After two weeks trying to wrap my head around HTML, CSS and ActionScript 3.0, this was like music to my ears. We’ve been focusing on Photoshop and Illustrator, which are programs I have played around with … Continue reading

Welcome to JRTR blogging iMedia

Two weeks ago I began a journey called the Interactive Media Master’s program at Elon University. Over the next 10 months I will be filling my brain with lots of wonderful knowledge about the world of digital media development and design. Currently we are in a three-week workshop to get a crash-course in the software … Continue reading