Digital Imaging for Video EditorsEMB 164
Prerequisites: Prerequisites: EMB 154 with a minimum grade of C.
Promotes fundamental digital imaging techniques and concepts in the preparation and development of computer graphic images specifically for video editing purposes. Concentrates on an understanding of the components of digital images, nondestructive editing tools, text and graphic preparation, image repair, color correction, and background creation to support completed video projects. Course will primarily utilize most current professional digital imaging applications. (15-30)
Outcomes and Objectives
Identify the basic composition of computer graphic images and their relationship with nonlinear video editing programs.
- Examine the elemental characteristics of computer graphic images including the distinction between raster and vector images, pixel aspect ratios, image modes, display and image resolutions, and export formats for compatible integration with video editing applications.
Identify nondestructive editing tools and techniques when preparing graphic images for a video editing application.
- Modify and extract images utilizing masks, mattes, paths, and channels for optimal results in video editing programs.
Produce text and graphics to complement the subject matter and ambience of specific video footage.
- Examine edited video projects and determine appropriate font styles and graphics using effects and filters to creatively enhance the overall production.
Identify digital imaging tools and methods to repair and color correct images for use in video editing applications.
- Analyze a variety of damaged images, determine the appropriate correction technique(s), and utilize the necessary tools to repair the images for optimal presentation in video editing applications.
Employ digital imaging tools and techniques to produce creative backgrounds for professional video projects.
- Assess the needs of specific video projects and design backgrounds to support the edited work using gradients, patterns, tiles, filters and effects.