Sep 29, 2022  
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2022-23 
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2022-23
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MDIA 1020 - Media and the Creative Process

Introduces the process of creating media products. Examines how different media industries approach the creative process, how media artists find creative inspiration, and how to locate and utilize a variety of resources to express a creative vision for media audiences/buyers.

Requisites: Applied Communication major or (C or better in MDIA 1010) or FILM 2010
Credit Hours: 3
Repeat/Retake Information: May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.
Lecture/Lab Hours: 3.0 lecture
Grades: Eligible Grades: A-F,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I
Learning Outcomes:
  • Apply these aesthetic elements to conceptualize an artistic project that communicates the author’s intent on a sub-textual level.
  • Describe the creative process from conception to completion for commercial video projects, music CD projects, and digital game projects; including a description of the key crew members, their skill sets and their roles – for each of these processes.
  • Identify, compare and critique the artistic application of elements such as line, shape, color, movement, framing, editing, sequencing, layering, rhythm, texture, light, graphics, sound, music, and story design.
  • Participate in group dynamics as they relate to the creation, editing and delivery of still images and audio files as part of a final group presentation.
  • Problem-solve creative and procedural problems by using industry tools such as premises, project proposals, budgets, production cycles, scripts, storyboards and schematics to communicate artistic visions during the Creative Process.

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