Lesson 2- Introduction to Making Multimedia
Overview <ul><li>Stages of a multimedia project. </li></ul><ul><li>Requirements for a multimedia project. </li></ul>
Stages of a Multimedia Project  <ul><li>Planning and costing: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The needs of a project are analyzed by...
Stages of a Multimedia Project  <ul><li>Planning and costing (continued): </li></ul><ul><ul><li>A graphic template, the st...
Stages of a Multimedia Project  <ul><li>Design and production: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The planned tasks are performed to cr...
Stages of a Multimedia Project  <ul><li>Testing - The program is tested to ensure that it meets the objectives of the proj...
Requirements for a Multimedia Project <ul><li>Hardware. </li></ul><ul><li>Software. </li></ul><ul><li>Creativity and organ...
Hardware  <ul><li>The most significant platforms for producing and delivering multimedia projects are Macintosh operating ...
Hardware  <ul><li>The Macintosh as well as Windows PC offers a combination of affordability, and software and hardware ava...
Software <ul><li>Multimedia software provides specific instructions to the hardware for performing tasks. </li></ul><ul><l...
Creativity and Organizational Skills <ul><li>In a multimedia project, being creative implies knowledge of hardware and sof...
Creativity and Organizational Skills <ul><li>Assets such as graphics, sound and the like should be continuously monitored ...
Summary <ul><li>The basic stages of a multimedia project are planning and costing, design and production, testing and deli...
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  1. 1. Lesson 2- Introduction to Making Multimedia
  2. 2. Overview <ul><li>Stages of a multimedia project. </li></ul><ul><li>Requirements for a multimedia project. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Stages of a Multimedia Project <ul><li>Planning and costing: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The needs of a project are analyzed by outlining its messages and objectives. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>A plan that outlines the required multimedia expertise is prepared. </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. Stages of a Multimedia Project <ul><li>Planning and costing (continued): </li></ul><ul><ul><li>A graphic template, the structure, and navigational system are developed. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>A time estimate and a budget are prepared. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>A short prototype or proof-of-concept is prepared. </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. Stages of a Multimedia Project <ul><li>Design and production: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The planned tasks are performed to create a finished product. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The product is revised, based on the continuous feedback received from the client. </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. Stages of a Multimedia Project <ul><li>Testing - The program is tested to ensure that it meets the objectives of the project, works on the proposed delivery platforms, and meets the client requirements. </li></ul><ul><li>Delivery - The final project is packaged and delivered to the end user. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Requirements for a Multimedia Project <ul><li>Hardware. </li></ul><ul><li>Software. </li></ul><ul><li>Creativity and organizational skills. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Hardware <ul><li>The most significant platforms for producing and delivering multimedia projects are Macintosh operating system and Microsoft Windows. </li></ul><ul><li>These systems provide an easy-to-use graphical user interface (GUI). </li></ul>
  9. 9. Hardware <ul><li>The Macintosh as well as Windows PC offers a combination of affordability, and software and hardware availability. </li></ul><ul><li>The Macintosh platform is better suited for multimedia production than the Windows platform. </li></ul><ul><li>The hardware platforms provided by Apple are better equipped to manage both, sound and video editing. </li></ul>
  10. 10. Software <ul><li>Multimedia software provides specific instructions to the hardware for performing tasks. </li></ul><ul><li>Software tools are divided into production tools and authoring tools. </li></ul>
  11. 11. Creativity and Organizational Skills <ul><li>In a multimedia project, being creative implies knowledge of hardware and software. </li></ul><ul><li>It is essential to develop an organized outline detailing the skills, time, budget, tools and resources needed for the project. </li></ul>
  12. 12. Creativity and Organizational Skills <ul><li>Assets such as graphics, sound and the like should be continuously monitored throughout the project’s execution. </li></ul><ul><li>A standardized file-naming procedure should be followed for precise organization and swift retrieval. </li></ul>
  13. 13. Summary <ul><li>The basic stages of a multimedia project are planning and costing, design and production, testing and delivery. </li></ul><ul><li>Knowledge of hardware and software, as well as creativity and organizational skills are essential for creating a high-quality multimedia project. </li></ul>

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