Course number: FDN 1312 01 + 02   
Instructor: Nathaniel Freeman       
Contact info:
Office Hours: M, T, W 12-1 – 316

Course Description and Goals:
Building on the skills acquired in Foundation: Media 1, this course takes up more advanced software applications. Through discussions and lectures, students explore various modes of media presentation, the power of moving images, and web work. Using a variety of software and hardware, students learn the basics of nonlinear editing, sound recording, and video recording.

Prerequisite: Foundation: Media 1
Nathaniel H. Freeman is a multi-media artist, designer, and educator presently working in Minneapolis, MN. He received his BFA from the University of Montana, Missoula, in 1998 and his MFA from the School of Art+Design at Alfred University [N.Y.] in 2005. His work can be seen throughout the world - most recently at the Minneapolis Institute of Art, HallWalls Contemporary Arts Center [N.Y], the Beijing Film Academy, and The Decemberists music video "Here I Dreamt I Was An Architect". He is the recipient of several grants and awards, including a Minnesota State Arts Board grant and an Archibald Bush Foundation Artist Fellowship, and is co-owner of Freeman Transport - recently featured in the Wall Street Journal and I.D. magazine's New + Notable issues [08 +09]. Freeman is presently a Visiting Artist at the Minneapolis College of Art and Design