CSci 120 - Lecture 15

Multimedia Design

© Morris Firebaugh



I. Introduction

A. Introduce Chapter 8 -- Managing Multimedia Projects

B. Management Issues

C. The Management Process and MM Projects

D. Basic 3D Concepts & Conceptual Design Tools

 


II. Management Issues

The emphasis in MM development is on people.

Non-multimedia company

 


MM service provider

 

 


Multimedia company

 


III. The Management Process and MM Projects


Planning the project


IV. Basic 3D Concepts

Concept of Design Abstraction




Why would we want to automate the design process?



III. 3D Conceptual Design Tools -- CADC

What features should a 3D conceptual design tool provide?


Could any 3D CADC program possible provide all these?


ANSWER: Yes, Swivel3D does and more:


IV. 3D Design Program -- Swivel3D

Color tool menus available on Swivel 3D

Color Palette

 

Select Color (under Effects)

 

Shaders and Light Controls

 

Shader Attributes (for MacRenderMan)

 

Rendering Options

 

Special Effects

 

Project Scrap Image

 

Background with projected Scrap

 

 


VI. Laboratory Assignment # 8

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Updated October 22, 2000