• Offered by School of Art
  • ANU College ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences
  • Course subject Visual Arts
  • Academic career UGRD
  • Course convener
    • Martyn Jolly
  • Mode of delivery In Person
  • Offered in First Semester 2014
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In Animation and Video 5 students extend their creative research practice through the development of individual themes and work methods in personal projects that specializing in either animation, or video, or a hybrid of both. Students develop independent creative projects.  Participation in workshops, demonstrations and discussions dealing with specific techniques and conceptual considerations, including scripting, production scheduling and storytelling, deepens the student’s abilities, allowing them to demonstrate advanced skills in their projects. At this more advanced level analysis and criticism of video and animation will be developed at this advanced level through special screenings, talks and critical readings. Students complete studio theory to develop professional practice relevant to the area of animation and video.

Occupational health and safety instruction is an integral part of this course. 

Learning Outcomes

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

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

1. demonstrate thorough knowledge of the processes, terminology, forms and technologies of animation and video.

2. apply skills and knowledge to the making of creative works

3. develop and evaluate concepts and processes by thinking creatively, critically and reflectively

4. work independently and/or collaboratively in a studio environment in response to project demands.

5. reflect on social, ethical, cultural, technological and environmental issues of creative practice considering local and international perspectives. 

Indicative Assessment

1) Portfolio of studio work (80%) [Learning Outcomes 1 – 5]

2) On-line or hard-copy journal or visual diary and/or Documentation or Professional practice exercise related to on-going career, as specified in Workshop notes. [20%] [Equivalent to approx. 2000 words] [Learning Outcomes 2 – 5]

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12 hours per week lectures, tutorials, critiques and supervised studio practice and 8 hours per week independent studio practice.

Requisite and Incompatibility

To enrol in this course you must have completed ARTV2107.

Prescribed Texts

  • A touch of code: interactive installations and experiences, edited by Robert Klanten, Sven Ehmann, Verena Hanschke, Berlin : Die Gestalten Verlag 2011
  • Video cultures: media technology and everyday creativity, edited by David Buckingham and Rebekah Willett, New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2009
  • Producing for Web 2.0: A Student Guide, 2nd ed, Hoboken : Taylor & Francis, 2009
  • Maya 7 Savvy, John Kundert-Gibbs (2006), Sybex.
  • Maya Secrets of the Pros, John Kundert-Gibbs (2006), Sybex


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

If you are a domestic graduate coursework or international student you will be required to pay tuition fees. Students continuing in their current program of study will have their tuition fees indexed annually from the year in which you commenced your program. Further information for domestic and international students about tuition and other fees can be found at Fees.

Student Contribution Band:
Unit value:
12 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.

12.00 0.25000
Domestic fee paying students
Year Fee Description
1994-2003 $2940
2014 $4956
2013 $4956
2012 $4716
2011 $4620
2010 $4500
2009 $4356
2008 $4356
2007 $4356
2006 $4356
2005 $4356
2004 $3672
International fee paying students
Year Fee
1994-2003 $4908
2014 $6492
2013 $6492
2012 $6180
2011 $6180
2010 $6180
2009 $6180
2008 $6180
2007 $5976
2006 $5976
2005 $5976
2004 $5556
Note: Please note that fee information is for current year only.

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First Semester

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
4621 17 Feb 2014 07 Mar 2014 31 Mar 2014 30 May 2014 In Person N/A

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