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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 7, 2015 - November 14, 2015
Registration deadline: September 17, 2015
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$364.00DistanceCRN: 201502-294
January 11, 2016 - March 19, 2016
Registration deadline: January 21, 2016
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$364.00OnlineCRN: 201503-292
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, Introduction to DVD Authoring (MULT 203)


Additional costs: Software/hardware
Start and End DatesFeeLocationCRN
September 7, 2015 - November 14, 2015
Registration deadline: September 17, 2015
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$345.00DistanceCRN: 201502-290
January 11, 2016 - March 19, 2016
Registration deadline: January 21, 2016
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$345.00DistanceCRN: 201503-288
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, Interactive Multimedia Authoring (MULT 204)


Start and End DatesFeeLocationCRN
September 7, 2015 - November 14, 2015
Registration deadline: September 17, 2015
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$338.17DistanceCRN: 201502-292
January 11, 2016 - March 19, 2016
Registration deadline: January 21, 2016
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$338.17DistanceCRN: 201503-290
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 7, 2015 - November 14, 2015
Registration deadline: September 17, 2015
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$350.13DistanceCRN: 201502-291
January 11, 2016 - March 19, 2016
Registration deadline: January 21, 2016
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$350.13DistanceCRN: 201503-289
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
August 31, 2015 - December 12, 2015
Registration deadline: September 10, 2015
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$501.50DistanceCRN: 201502-282
January 11, 2016 - April 23, 2016
Registration deadline: January 21, 2016
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$501.50DistanceCRN: 201503-283
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, Audio Post Production and Effects, Usability, Interactivity and Interface Design, Advanced DVD Authoring, Advanced Interactive Technologies, Alternate Delivery Platforms, Introduction to Compositing, Introduction to Learning Management Systems


Additional costs: Software
Start and End DatesFeeLocationCRN
September 7, 2015 - November 14, 2015
Registration deadline: September 17, 2015
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$354.25DistanceCRN: 201502-295
January 11, 2016 - March 19, 2016
Registration deadline: January 21, 2016
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$354.25DistanceCRN: 201503-293
You will create interactive multimedia applications using the basic toolsets, multimedia and scripting capabilities of Flash.

Additional costs: Software
Start and End DatesFeeLocationCRN
August 31, 2015 - January 30, 2016
Registration deadline: September 10, 2015
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$522.83DistanceCRN: 201502-279
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
August 31, 2015 - January 30, 2016
Registration deadline: September 10, 2015
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$404.50DistanceCRN: 201502-284
January 4, 2016 - May 21, 2016
Registration deadline: January 14, 2016
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$404.50DistanceCRN: 201503-281
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
August 31, 2015 - January 30, 2016
Registration deadline: September 10, 2015
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$515.33DistanceCRN: 201502-281
January 4, 2016 - May 21, 2016
Registration deadline: January 14, 2016
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$515.33DistanceCRN: 201503-280
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 7, 2015 - November 14, 2015
Registration deadline: September 17, 2015
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$345.00DistanceCRN: 201502-289
January 11, 2016 - March 19, 2016
Registration deadline: January 21, 2016
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$345.00DistanceCRN: 201503-287
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


Additional costs: Text
Start and End DatesFeeLocationCRN
September 7, 2015 - November 14, 2015
Registration deadline: September 17, 2015
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$329.13DistanceCRN: 201502-293
January 11, 2016 - March 19, 2016
Registration deadline: January 21, 2016
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$329.13DistanceCRN: 201503-291
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 7, 2015 - November 14, 2015
Registration deadline: September 7, 2015
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$351.17DistanceCRN: 201502-286
January 11, 2016 - March 19, 2016
Registration deadline: January 21, 2016
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$351.17DistanceCRN: 201503-282

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