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First Impressions of iOS Development & Swift

For the past 8 months my trusty Galaxy Nexus has had terrible trouble with the microphone and dropping calls. This wouldn’t be much of a problem in normal use – mostly texting and checking email – but while talking to investors, mentors, & preforming other business related activities it is extremely embarrassing & unprofessional. Normally I would just go get the …

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Taking the Steam Challenge

Video games are the main way I relax. Over the past 3 years I have been employed with as many hours as I can handle. The result: I could for the first time ever afford to buy all the games I wanted without worrying about a budget. Over time this has ended up providing me a bunch of retail and

MM2B03 | A Course in Review

At the begging of this course I knew it would be a challenge. I have done video projects before for both personal and in my media studies at Mohawk College. In all situations video has frustrated me well beyond any other media work. Working in time-based media always means just that – it is time based; it will take time, …

Project #4 | Final Cut

Finally, here is our final cut of project #4. After speaking with Franci about our fine cut we made some more changes to the sequences of clips. Another animation was added and one was revised to try and create some more interesting b-roll. We had planned to shoot some footage of actual printers at McMaster Print shop, but due to time constraints, other obligations and a long weekend, …

Project #4 | Rational

Alex Saltmarsh Tristan Toye Steven Zszylosm Project #4 | Document MMEDIA 2B03 Franci Duran April 10th 2012 Our group’s final project super-objective was to showcase the reality behind being a professional graphic designer. Dave Dedrick is the head graphic designer at McMaster Student’s Unions, he allowed us to interview him and ask questions about working in MSU Underground Media + …

Project #4 | Fine Cut #2

This is the version we brought to our Fine Cut meeting with Franci. Luckily we had some time before our fine cut meeting and were able to incorporate many of the critiques to our fine cut screened in class. We felt much more confident showing this version as a near to complete project. Aside from so struggling colour and audio problems we felt this …

Conducting An Interview

In preparations for project #4 we spent quiet a lot of time getting our technical requirements together. We prepared questions and discussed the out come we were hoping to achieve. However, we did not fully research how to conduct a successful interview. Our background research was fairly compressive, but that would prove to be not enough. While we have all …