This course-in-a-box teaches everything readers need to know about using the latest version of Director to create dynamic animation and interactive movies for multimedia or Internet productions. The material is presented in some 30 manageable step-by-step lessons that can be completed in or out of a classroom in about 50 hours. Working their way through the lessons and using the lesson and media files on the CD-ROM, readers readily learn sophisticated techniques for incorporating and editing text, sound, video, graphics, and animation and transforming it into sophisticated Director movies. As the industry standard, Macromedia Director offers powerful tools maintaining the intuitive metaphor of a theater production for its interface and terminology. It's the program of choice for creating interactive multimedia productions that may take the form of Web content, CD/DVD ROM titles and games, advertising pieces, kiosks, and business presentations. Previous edition ISBN: 0-201-35416-0.