• Offered by School of Music
  • ANU College ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences
  • Course subject Music
  • Areas of interest Digital Arts, Music, Visual Arts, Film, Creative Arts
  • Academic career Undergraduate
  • Course convener
    • Dr Kim Cunio
  • Mode of delivery In Person
  • Offered in Second Semester 2018
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Composition for Film and Video Games is designed to give students the knowledge and skills required to compose, mix and produce music for film and video games.  Students will analyse and examine a wide range of musical styles and approaches to scoring and learn the compositional techniques which provide the foundation of these styles.  Course work includes the analysis of music in the context of the visual image, the use of technology in scoring and a history and development of multimedia composition to the present day.  Students will be composing original pieces to a variety of dramatic visual media.   

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, students will have the knowledge and skills to:

  1. compose original music to visual media.
  2. complete professional quality mixes using Logic Pro X software.
  3. aurally recognize and theoretically analyze music in its relationship to the visual image.
  4. communicate and articulate their creative decisions.

Indicative Assessment

Tutorial participation (10%) Learning Outcomes 1-4

Creative Assignments (80%) Learning Outcomes 1-2

Exegesis (10%) Learning Outcomes 3-4

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Workload

130 hours of total student learning time made up from:

 a) 36 hours of contact: 24 hours of lectures and 12 hours of workshop and workshop-like activities.

 b) 94 hours of independent student research, reading and writing.

Assumed Knowledge

A basic knowledge of Logic Pro X

Majors

Minors

Fees

Tuition fees are for the academic year indicated at the top of the page.  

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Student Contribution Band:
Band 1
Unit value:
6 units

If you are an undergraduate student and have been offered a Commonwealth supported place, your fees are set by the Australian Government for each course. At ANU 1 EFTSL is 48 units (normally 8 x 6-unit courses). You can find your student contribution amount for each course at Fees.  Where there is a unit range displayed for this course, not all unit options below may be available.

Units EFTSL
6.00 0.12500
Domestic fee paying students
Year Fee
2018 $2820
International fee paying students
Year Fee
2018 $4320
Note: Please note that fee information is for current year only.

Offerings and Dates

The list of offerings for future years is indicative only

Second Semester

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery
9865 23 Jul 2018 30 Jul 2018 31 Aug 2018 26 Oct 2018 In Person

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