Flash CS4

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Course Outline

Unlike other Flash courses, ours is designed to bring you up to the industry standard required for creating Flash animation or movies. Because after your Flash course, you'll be familiar with Flash to the level of the Adobe Certified Associate qualification.

Unlike other Flash courses, ours is designed to bring you up to the industry standard required for creating Flash animation or movies. Because after your Flash course, you'll be familiar with Flash to the level of the Adobe Certified Associate qualification

Over 15 detailed course units, you'll develop an in-depth understanding of every aspect of the program. Amongst the many subjects covered are using the interface, the F…

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Course Outline

Unlike other Flash courses, ours is designed to bring you up to the industry standard required for creating Flash animation or movies. Because after your Flash course, you'll be familiar with Flash to the level of the Adobe Certified Associate qualification.

Unlike other Flash courses, ours is designed to bring you up to the industry standard required for creating Flash animation or movies. Because after your Flash course, you'll be familiar with Flash to the level of the Adobe Certified Associate qualification

Over 15 detailed course units, you'll develop an in-depth understanding of every aspect of the program. Amongst the many subjects covered are using the interface, the Flash editor, entering and formatting text, creating layers, the Flash library, creating animations, making animations interactive, working with rich media content and conducting technical tests.

This is Flash training which operates on a flexible basis, giving you the freedom to progress and learn Flash animation at your own pace. There’s always a course advisor on hand to help out as well, so you’ll never be left on your own. You'll work with two workbooks as you progress through the Flash course, which you can keep as a handy reference guide, and you'll have earned the right to feature the renowned Pitman Training name on your CV.

Benefits: -

• Learn how to use this popular web video authoring program

• The flexibility and value of a self-study course designed to enable you to work at your own pace

• The opportunity to gain the widely recognised Pitman Training Certificate

• The opportunity to go on to gain an Adobe Certified Associate qualification

Aims & Objectives

To teach the Flash CS4 program to the level of the Adobe Certified Associate qualification so that the student can, if they desire, go on to undertake the Adobe Certification.

Target Audience

This course is designed for those wishing to learn the industry standard application for developing Flash animations or movies.

Ideally, prior to starting this course, you would need to have experience of Dreamweaver CS4 and/or Adobe Photoshop CS4.

Course Content

Unit 1: Starting Flash CS4 Professional, use the Flash CS4 professional screen/interface, increase screen magnification, create, open, save and revert Flash CS4 professional documents, creating new documents based on templates, customising the Flash CS4 interface.

Unit 2: The Flash editor, select objects (and parts of objects) and merge standard objects, create and select basic shapes/objects and lines, select and apply stroke/fill colours, edit objects, apply colours, gradient and bitmap fills and borders, grouping objects, primitive objects, undo and redo editing actions.

Unit 3: Enter and format text, creating hyperlinks, applying filters, breaking up text, spell-checking text.

Unit 4: Create layers, create guide layers including hiding/locking layers, layer folders and copying between layers, create mask layers.

Unit 5: The Flash library, create and edit symbols and add them to document libraries, insert copies of symbols into your documents as ‘instances’, creating and using library folders, inserting instances, edit and duplicate symbols.

Unit 6: Overview of graphic formats, import bitmaps into flash and convert them to vectors, importing image sequences, converting bitmaps to vectors, fill objects with bitmaps.

Unit 7: Use and customise the timeline, apply timeline effects, add frames and keyframes, use onion skinning to view frames more effectively, frame rates, create frame-by-frame animations, preview animations.

Unit 8: Create animations using motion and shape tweens, editing motion paths, 3D animations, motion presets

Unit 9: Rollovers/hotspots, make rollovers more effective with shape hints.

Unit 10: Simple ActionScript 3.0 code and components, create Actionscript 3.0 buttons, script formatting and checking code.

Unit 11: Insert sounds into document libraries, add to animations, edit sounds, effects and sync settings.

Unit 12: Turn movies into bitmaps and projectors, get your movies ready to be published.

Unit 13: Identify purpose and audience needs for rich media content, options for producing accessible rich media content and standard copyright rules, project management tasks and responsibilities, design and content plans.

Unit 14: Identify best practices for designing rich media content, design elements and principles, create accessible and readable rich media elements, use a storyboard to produce rich media elements.

Unit 15: Conducting basic technical tests, identifying techniques for basic usability tests.

DurationThis course will take, on average, around 100 hours to complete. Actual times vary depending on the study patterns chosen by each student.Study Options

This course can be studied online. This means, you have the flexibility to study our Adobe Flash CS4 course:

  • In centre, with our friendly course advisors available for support and guidance as and when you need it.
  • At home or from work – with support via email or telephone during working hours.
  • On a blended mix – in-centre for the modules you need help with, at home or from work for those you are gliding through.

Once you’re ready to go ahead, all you need to do is contact your nearest Pitman Training centre who will be able to talk you through the process and set you up on the online platform, and then you’ll be ready to study the Flash CS4 course at a time and place convenient to yourself.

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