Introduction to Rich Media: Podcast Production

Florence University of the Arts - The American University of Florence

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Introduction to Rich Media: Podcast Production

  • Host University

    Florence University of the Arts - The American University of Florence

  • Location

    Florence, Italy

  • Area of Study

    Communication Studies, Radio - Television - Film, Studio Art

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Prerequisites

    Mandatory Lab Fee Required

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    Hours & Credits

  • Credits

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
  • Overview

    Today's visual delivery systems are getting smaller and smaller and don't require the standard size production teams. In the demanding market of broadcast immediacy and low budget news productions, traveling journalists today prepare their own visual material "on the fly" singlehandedly while on location to send to their client. Each student will be given a range of assignments while here in Florence that will recreate the on-the-go traveling news journalist.Students will learn how to create and deliver news, short documentaries and editorial pieces utilizing ?rich media? technology to output as podcasts. Podcasts have become a popular delivery tool for news, universities, corporations and much more. This course will cover the basics in final cut express, photoshop and logic pro to incorporate video, still images and sound as well as preparing media for the web in podcast form. Prerequisites: There are no prerequisites for this class which is particularly recommended for those studying Communications, Journalism, Video Production, Photography.

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