Web Publishing & Interactive Media

General

Program Description

Web Publishing & Interactive Media

This one year, full time, practical programme engages you in a fixed curriculum around standards-compliant web design and publishing, video production and post production techniques, 2D animation, compositing and visual effects, game design theory and community supported open source content management systems. The programme emphasizes technical training, interactive screen design in context and conceptual thinking.

NOTE: This course is not suitable for absolute beginners. You will need either basic skills in Adobe Photoshop or relevant work experience to cope with the design pressures of the web and motion graphics modules.

What to Expect from your studies

The first year is packed with theoretical & practical training that includes:

  • Conceptualisation Techniques
  • Interactive Screen Design Theory
  • 2D Animation, Sound Editing & Motion Theory
  • HTML5 and Responsive Design
  • Game Design Theory
  • Electronic Book Publishing & ePubs
  • Web Technologies 2: WordPress
  • Motion Graphics 1: Animation, Compositing and VFX
  • Motion Graphics 2: Video & Post Production
  • Interactive Web based Portfolio & Showreel

You will lean how to use the following Software Applications:

  • Adobe Photoshop, After Effects, Premiere Pro, Audition and Edge
  • WordPress
  • Sublime Text
  • Sigil

Languages: HTML5/CSS3, jQuery/JavaScript

Prerequisites

You will require the 1 year Print Design & Publishing course or equivalent study/work experience in order to enrol on this programme.

Last updated February 2018

About the School

Friends of Design – Academy of Digital Arts was founded 2006 and has enjoyed much success as one of Cape Town’s leading digital training institutions. We, at Friends of Design, pride ourselves on bein ... Read More

Friends of Design – Academy of Digital Arts was founded 2006 and has enjoyed much success as one of Cape Town’s leading digital training institutions. We, at Friends of Design, pride ourselves on being committed to exceptionally high training standards in all arenas. We are committed to training quality and have enjoyed and maintained national and international industry accreditations since the outset... Read less