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Interactive Media Production

Interactive Media Production is an advanced certificate program that provides the skills needed to be proficient in developing content using rich media tools.

Building on skills you developed in the New Media Communications certificate program, you will learn how to build sophisticated media in a stand-alone configuration and integrated with server-side processes. You will learn how to script in Flash, develop interactive CD-ROMs, author DVDs and develop material using content management systems and electronic learning environments. A research course will provide you with an opportunity to explore emerging technologies such as wireless delivery to cell phones and PDAs.

This program is available on a part-time and full-time basis. Students wishing to take the full program in one academic year need to register through Saskatchewan Polytechnic campus. For complete program information, check the program page.


You will develop the skills needed to produce quality audio and video compressed files and streams. You will study compression fundamentals, the factors affecting compression and appropriate compression format selection. You will demonstrate your skills through practical projects.

Additional costs: Software
Start and End DatesFeeLocationCRN
September 12, 2016 - November 19, 2016
Registration deadline: September 23, 2016
Registration opens July 2, 2016
$368.00OnlineCRN: 201602-62
January 9, 2017 - March 18, 2017
Registration deadline: January 20, 2017
Registration opens July 2, 2016
$368.00OnlineCRN: 201603-51
You will learn the additional skills and techniques needed to create advanced DVDs. Your studies will include advanced menu systems, multiple angle (video) tracks and multiple audio tracks.

Prerequisites: Introduction to DVD Authoring (MULT 203), Introduction to DVD Authoring (MULT 203)


Additional costs: Software/hardware
Start and End DatesFeeLocationCRN
September 12, 2016 - November 19, 2016
Registration deadline: September 23, 2016
Registration opens July 2, 2016
$349.00OnlineCRN: 201602-58
January 9, 2017 - March 18, 2017
Registration deadline: January 20, 2017
Registration opens July 2, 2016
$349.00OnlineCRN: 201603-47
New media developers must be familiar with new and advanced interactive technologies. You will become familiar with a variety of advanced interactive technologies and have the opportunity to research and discuss newly emerging technologies.

Prerequisites: Interactive Multimedia Authoring (MULT 204), Interactive Multimedia Authoring (MULT 204)


Start and End DatesFeeLocationCRN
September 12, 2016 - November 19, 2016
Registration deadline: September 23, 2016
Registration opens July 2, 2016
$342.34OnlineCRN: 201602-60
January 9, 2017 - March 18, 2017
Registration deadline: January 20, 2017
Registration opens July 2, 2016
$342.34OnlineCRN: 201603-49
You will learn how to develop content deliverable via alternate delivery platforms (such as cell phones and personal digital assistants - PDAs). You will research emerging technologies, discuss your findings and create content suitable for delivery over alternate platforms.

Additional costs: Software
Start and End DatesFeeLocationCRN
September 12, 2016 - November 19, 2016
Registration deadline: September 23, 2016
Registration opens July 2, 2016
$354.26OnlineCRN: 201602-59
January 9, 2017 - March 18, 2017
Registration deadline: January 20, 2017
Registration opens July 2, 2016
$354.26OnlineCRN: 201603-48
Sound is a critical element in a new media production. Computer-based tools have greatly increased the capabilities of the new media developer. You will learn how to create original music (using midi, loops and effects) and use a variety of filters and effects. You will demonstrate your skills by creating a multi-track audio project.

Additional costs: Text and software
Start and End DatesFeeLocationCRN
September 6, 2016 - December 17, 2016
Registration deadline: September 16, 2016
Registration opens July 2, 2016
$508.00OnlineCRN: 201602-54
January 9, 2017 - April 22, 2017
Registration deadline: January 20, 2017
Registration opens July 2, 2016
$508.00OnlineCRN: 201603-45
You will have the opportunity to create a significant final project. The project should be a showcase piece that demonstrates a wide range of your strongest skills. You will develop your project topic in consultation with, and with the approval of, your instructor.

Prerequisites: Advanced Audio and Video Compression (DGTL 201), Audio Post Production and Effects (DGTL 200), Usability, Interactivity and Interface Design (DSGN 202), Advanced DVD Authoring (MULT 206), Advanced Interactive Technologies (MULT 208), Alternate Delivery Platforms (MULT 207), Introduction to Compositing (MULT 202), Introduction to Learning Management Systems (MULT 209)


Additional costs: Software
Start and End DatesFeeLocationCRN
September 12, 2016 - November 19, 2016
Registration deadline: September 23, 2016
Registration opens July 2, 2016
$357.00OnlineCRN: 201602-63
January 9, 2017 - March 18, 2017
Registration deadline: January 20, 2017
Registration opens July 2, 2016
$358.50OnlineCRN: 201603-52
You will create interactive multimedia applications using the basic toolsets, multimedia and scripting capabilities of Flash.

Additional costs: Software
Start and End DatesFeeLocationCRN
September 6, 2016 - February 4, 2017
Registration deadline: September 16, 2016
Registration opens July 2, 2016
$531.16OnlineCRN: 201602-52
January 3, 2017 - May 20, 2017
Registration deadline: January 13, 2017
Registration opens July 2, 2016
$531.16OnlineCRN: 201603-41
Using Adobe AfterEffects, you will learn the subtle visual effects known as compositing to enhance your visual presentations. You will expand your creativity with more complex tools and applications for visual effects.

Additional costs: Text and software
Start and End DatesFeeLocationCRN
September 6, 2016 - February 4, 2017
Registration deadline: September 16, 2016
Registration opens July 2, 2016
$413.00OnlineCRN: 201602-55
January 3, 2017 - May 20, 2017
Registration deadline: January 13, 2017
Registration opens July 2, 2016
$413.00OnlineCRN: 201603-43
You will learn to install, configure, use and manage Content Management Systems (CMS). The use of a CMS is essential for managing large, interactive websites.

Start and End DatesFeeLocationCRN
September 6, 2016 - February 4, 2017
Registration deadline: September 16, 2016
Registration opens July 2, 2016
$523.66OnlineCRN: 201602-53
January 3, 2017 - May 20, 2017
Registration deadline: January 13, 2017
Registration opens July 2, 2016
$523.66OnlineCRN: 201603-42
You will learn the basics of preparing a DVD. You will study the DVD format and the processes involved in creating a completed DVD from encoding the source material through to burning the final disc.

Additional costs: Software/hardware
Start and End DatesFeeLocationCRN
September 12, 2016 - November 19, 2016
Registration deadline: September 23, 2016
Registration opens July 2, 2016
$349.00OnlineCRN: 201602-57
January 9, 2017 - March 18, 2017
Registration deadline: January 20, 2017
Registration opens July 2, 2016
$349.00OnlineCRN: 201603-46
You will be introduced to the learning management systems used to manage the delivery of web-based training material. You will become familiar with the various modules and learn how to prepare, upload and manage the content.

Prerequisites: Introduction to Content Management Systems (MULT 205)


Additional costs: Text
Start and End DatesFeeLocationCRN
September 12, 2016 - November 19, 2016
Registration deadline: September 23, 2016
Registration opens July 2, 2016
$331.26OnlineCRN: 201602-61
January 9, 2017 - March 18, 2017
Registration deadline: January 20, 2017
Registration opens July 2, 2016
$331.26OnlineCRN: 201603-50
You will study the principles of interactivity, complexity and usability. You will develop the skills needed for creating effective and creative interfaces.

Additional costs: Software
Start and End DatesFeeLocationCRN
September 12, 2016 - November 19, 2016
Registration deadline: September 23, 2016
Registration opens July 2, 2016
$355.34OnlineCRN: 201602-56
January 9, 2017 - March 18, 2017
Registration deadline: January 20, 2017
Registration opens July 2, 2016
$355.34OnlineCRN: 201603-44
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