Course MD604

Digital Compositing (2 SWH)

Course Outline

A great many of today's media (Commercials, Movies, Motion Graphics) intensively rely on the manipulation of picture information after production - the so-called compositing. In order to achieve a unique and special look and feel or a defined mood a wide set of sophisticated methods is used. This course is focusing on the standards of advanced post-production in order to creating unique appearances. Elements are primary and secondary color corrections, tracking and stabilizing, working auxiliary channels and compositing in the third dimension.

Learning Outcome, Competences

  • Knowledge of various image manipulation processes
  • Tracking and stabilizing
  • Working auxiliary channels
  • Compositing in the third dimension


  • Tim Dobbert, Matchmoving, The Invisible Art of Camera Tracking, Sybex 2005