Director 8: Introduction

Director 8: Introduction

During this one day class, students will use Macromedia Director as a tool for creating multimedia presentations, create a banner ad for a Web page, and an interactive presentation for distribution on a CD-ROM or DVD

  • The Director Environment
  • Setting up the Authoring Environment
  • Creating Linear Movies
  • Creating Interactive Movies
  • Controlling Playback
  • Scripts, Behaviors, and the Behavior Library
  • Looping and Synchronizing Music
  • Animating Sprites
  • Creating Shockwave Movies

Director 8: Introduction

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to: Navigate in the Director environment. Create animated Shockwave files for viewing on the Internet. Create media-rich presentations as stand-alone applications for distribution on interactive CD-ROMs. Control the tempo and transitions between frames to fine-tune movies. Control the playback of movies with basic Lingo scripts. Use Behaviors and the Behavior library to make images or text act as clickable buttons to perform various tasks. Synchronize movie playback with cues from a soundtrack. Create animation with tweening, multiple images, and film loops.

Class targeted to:
This course is designed for the student who has little or no experience using Director and who needs to learn the basics skills that are necessary to effectively create Web content in the Shockwave format.

Prerequisites:
Students should understand the basics of using their computer operating system and how to create, save, and copy files from CDs and other media.

 

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