Welcome to the Media Studio
The Studio provides a cutting-edge learning environment and allows the students to gain experience working with industry-standard equipment and applications—all with a focus on ministry. Some of the room’s features are described below; take a look around, and welcome to the Studio.
Guided instruction of industry-standard software
Running on high-performance iMac workstations
Learn to master Adobe Photoshop and create amazing graphics or design web UI. Edit raw video with Adobe Premiere Pro and add in audio, effects, and motion graphics. Design vector graphics and brand identity elements using Adobe Illustrator. Master photography post-processing with Adobe Lightroom. Use Adobe InDesign to create page layouts and print them using the Studio’s wide format 9-color printer.
Mac Pro Server and 24TB Storage Array
These control portable user accounts and data storage so students can log onto any iMac workstation and pick up working where they left off.
Large-format Printing Equipment
Large- and medium-format printers are available in print-related courses for students to learn both how to use professional printing equipment and how to design for it.
The Media Studio provides students with equipment enabling them to complete media projects and serves as a classroom for media instruction.
The room features high-end iMac computers for each student and a 24 terabyte storage array for storing design and video projects, as well as provides the students with hands-on experience using shared assets on networked storage.
An 80″ LED TV is used for presenting instructional materials, displaying the contents of any screen in the room, and sharing student work for peer critique.
The media courses for the fall 2017 semester are as follows: MED 101 Media Foundations MED 221 Graphic Design I MED 241 Photography I MED 323 Typography MED 425 Branding Design ED 403 Classroom Technology Returning students can pre-register at portal.wcbc.edu to avoid...read more