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Multimedia Workshop Program Descriptions – UM 2008 MULTIMEDIA GRAPHICS Dave Stanton, Professor, University of Florida Multimedia Graphics (for designers, graphic artists, reporters who want to learn to do multimedia graphics on the web); in the multi-platform newsroom, planning the multimedia components first saves time and pays off in execution. In this three-segment workshop, you’ll learn how to approach multimedia graphics and create a checklist of steps for putting graphic projects together. You’ll see how projects are executed and learn to use the tools (including the basics of Flash) to create content for the web and the newspaper. VIDEO EDITING (Final Cut Pro) Joann Mracek, South Florida Sun-Sentinel This all day class for photographers will give shooters and introduction to video storytelling, editing in Final Cut Pro, capturing quality audio and how to shoot like an editor. It will include hands-on editing.
VIDEO REPORTING AND EDITING (Basics for PC) Candace Barbot, Video Journalist, The Miami Herald This is a basic video class for reporters that will train your how to compose a simple video, shoot B-roll, think about quality audio with time to actually shoot a clip in a digital camera and edit it into a small file that can go on the web. Editing in a PC program, adobe premier.
NEW SPACES Danny Sanchez, Orlando Sentinel Mobile and twitter and live streaming from cell phones; Social networking widgets; Imbedded video. There’s all this new stuff to try. What’s worth my time and how does it work?
WRITING AND MANAGING BLOGS Shelley Acoca, The Miami Herald For new bloggers, and editors who oversee them. What makes a blog succeed or fail? How do I attract and grow my audience. What should be in a blog? Video? Audio? Tips and practical advice.