Intro to Multi-Media Design Intensive

Intro to Multimedia design intensive-Final

Led by longtime Ghost River Theatre (Tomorrow’s Child) audiovisual designer and programmer Matthew Waddell, the Intro to Multimedia Design Intensive is a hands-on introduction to the latest tools and techniques used in sound and video design for theatre and multimedia performance. This four-day, 18 hour, workshop will combine lectures, live demos and in-class excercises that will guide participants through the process of digital audiovisual design and show control from conception to delivery. The intensive is intended for students, technicians, designers, artists and educators with little to novice experience with mutlimedia design or digital tools.

 

THE INTENSIVE COVERS

QLab as a multimedia playback and control system. Qlab will be the backbone of this intensive and we will learn it from the ground up, starting with the very basics and slowly moving through its many features. We will look at how build basic and complex audio and video cues, how to apply live effects, video mapping onto custom surfaces and non-conventional shapes, working with multiple projectors and show control using MIDI and OSC.

Audio techniques and tools including: effects, surround-sound and live performance systems. We will look at proper audio workflow techniques and software tools for making your audio sound better in any environment.

Video techniques and tools including: efficient workflow, content creation, live camera manipulation, codecs, resolutions and how to deal with large video formats while using a slow or older computer.

  • *No previous knowledge of Qlab required.

 

DATES AND TIMES

October 19: 6pm-9pm

October 20: 6pm-9pm

October 21: 10am-5pm

October 22: 10am-5pm

 

COST

Early bird/Equity rate: $325

After September 15th, 2017: $350

 

SIGNING UP

E-mail a brief letter of interest stating why you want to take the workshop, and your professional CV to [email protected] to sign up or call 204.989.2400

 

REQUIREMENTS

Although not mandatory, participants are encouraged to bring their own Mac OS laptop computers to follow along with the demonstrations. We will be using Qlab extensively. Please have it installed and ready to use when you arrive. You will also have access to a projector so please bring a VGA adapter for your computer.

Download Qlab here:  http://figure53.com/