Higher Education

Exploring Multimedia for Designers, 1st Edition

  • Ray Villalobos
  • ISBN-10: 1418001031  |  ISBN-13: 9781418001032
  • 304 Pages
  • © 2008 | Published
  • College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $75.75



Exploring Multimedia for Designers covers the essential concepts and technologies of text, graphics, animation, audio, and video and how they are interwoven to create multimedia products. This user-friendly book introduces the essential concepts and technologies without heavy technical complexities. Every reader will receive a solid introduction to the field of multimedia - - including design principles, storyboarding, comp development, motion graphics, animation principles, camera moves, and storytelling techniques.

Features and Benefits

  • A focus on Flash as the key vehicle for incorporating sound, images, video, and animation to produce effective multimedia presentations.
  • Projects provide examples that reinforces the concepts covered in each chapter.
  • A back-of-book CD contains movie files that further reinforce each concept and how it can be achieved in Flash.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: The Tools of Multimedia
Chapter 2: Introduction to Flash
Chapter 3: Principles of Animation
Chapter 4: Planning Your Projects
Chapter 5: The Power of Sound
Chapter 6: The Elements of Storytelling
Chapter 7: Working with Photography
Chapter 8: Making the Most of Video


All supplements have been updated in coordination with the main title. Select the main title's "About" tab, then select "What's New" for updates specific to title's edition.

For more information about these supplements, or to obtain them, contact your Learning Consultant.

Student Supplements

Exploring Multimedia for Designers (Book Only)  (ISBN-10: 1111321531 | ISBN-13: 9781111321536)

List Price = $100.95  | CengageBrain Price = $100.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $75.75

Meet the Author

Author Bio

Ray Villalobos

Ray Villalobos is Director of Multimedia for Mega Communications, where he oversees all aspects of multimedia development for seven radio stations. Previously Ray was Senior Interactive Producer for the Orlando Sentinel, where he served as Art Director. His work has appeared in New York¿s Newsday, South Florida¿s Sun Sentinel, the Chicago Tribune, and the LA Times. Past clients include Planet Hollywood, Disney, Hard Rock Café, and the Florida Panthers.