This course is aimed at those who need to know a little about the technical world of video and audio, but do not consider themselves 'technical'. It is a course which introduces digital technology, explores the digital standards we all work to and looks at the techniques, processes and terminologies which are so important to the production process. It aims to explain why we need to work with very high quality systems and what might go wrong if we don't. It introduces the basic concepts of compression as a form of data reduction and looks at the principles of intra and inter frame codecs and which you should choose.
Duration: 1 day
At the end of the course you will be able to:
This is a beginners guide to working effectively in the digital world. It is aimed at those who want to understand the benefits of the digital world, which standard or codec to use and when, but who may not want to get into complex technical detail.
The topics covered will include: