ici Media, a company that produces online QuickTime content, is holding QuickTime 5, LiveStage Pro classes next month. One is a new hands-on, two-day, “intensive” training course called “Creating & Deploying Interactive Video with QuickTime 5.”
“This course is going to show how you can turn a $30 piece of software (QuickTime Player Pro) into a powerful tool for making your video content standout from the rest,” Ruth Atherley, ici Media spokesperson, told MacCentral. “We will also show you a few other tools along the way, as well. Through hands-on production and examples, you will learn the production process for creating interactive videos and deploying them for the masses.”
The US$695 course is targeted to video editors and producers, educators, content creators, Web designers, marketing and communications officers, artists interested in motion graphics, video enthusiasts, project managers involved in new media, information architects involved in new media, and “anyone making iMovies.” Topics covered will include: How to make your video interactive and interesting When to choose a certain delivery medium and its implications The basics on preparing your content for multiple medium delivery How to deploy video content on CD-ROMs, Web sites, and DVD How to streamline your interactive video production process Tips and tricks for optimizing your content for delivery The cheapest way to get the results you want.
Attendees will receive a professional manual, and a CD containing tools for authoring QuickTime movies. Go to the
ici Media Web site for details.
Dates and locations are: Vancouver, Saturday, May 5, and Sunday, May 6, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Apple Canada (Vancouver), #150 – 13775 Commerce Parkway, Richmond, BC V6V 2V4. Silicon Valley, Thursday, May 17, and Friday May 18, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Stanford University, 560 Escondido Mall, Meyer 182, Stanford, CA 94305.
ici Media is also planning a beginner to intermediate LiveStage Pro Course that will teach participants how to create and deploy wired movies for the Web or CD-ROM using the Totally Hip product. The hands-on, fee-based training course will be taught by David Gratton, president of ici Media, and Guillaume Iacino.
Those who attend will create interactive content using LiveStage Pro in a QuickTime authoring environment. The course is aimed at content creators, Web designers, video producers, network administrators, IS managers, corporate communications officers, and entertainment and education professionals. Topics will cover: How to create content within the LiveStage Pro and QuickTime environment, including tracks, sprite tracks, VR and MIDI tracks, Qscript, working with Flash, tween/modifier tracks, streaming How to deliver media-rich content for the Web How to deploy richer content with QuickTime in the LiveStage Pro environment How to deliver wired media.
The LiveStage Pro course will be held May 2-3, from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., at Apple Canada, 150-13775 Commerce Parkway, Richmond, B.C. The fee is $895, and the course is limited to 12 participants. The student equipment ratio is 1:1 on, naturally, Macs. A complete
course description can be found online.