• Offered by School of Art
  • ANU College ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences
  • Classification Transitional
  • Course subject Visual Arts
  • Academic career PGRD
  • Course convener
    • Lucien Leon
  • Mode of delivery In Person
  • Offered in First Semester 2014
    Second Semester 2014
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Digital Compositing is an elective course that introduces students to skills, techniques and processes in the chosen discipline. Conceptual and thematic issues are addressed, and occupational health and safety instruction is included. The course is studio-based and students primarily develop individual projects in consultation with their lecturer.

Learning Outcomes

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

 

  1. Demonstrate creative control of techniques, technologies and equipment used in the discipline
  2. Demonstrate the creative analysis and exploration of materials and processes
  3. Show a critical awareness of historical and theoretical contexts relevant to the course
  4. Exploit the characteristics of materials and processes in an individual and conceptually developed way
  5. Demonstrate understanding of the importance of critical, analytical and self-reflective practice
  6. Apply concepts and techniques to the development of resolved works of art
  7. Identify and develop personal topics for individual research
  8. Demonstrate adherence to OH & S requirements and procedures

Indicative Assessment

Assessment includes periodic critique and review sessions that provide ongoing feedback on work in progress. Portfolio of studio work (80%).  Studio Theory report/Journal/Studio Documentation equivalent to a 1000 word essay (20%)

The ANU uses Turnitin to enhance student citation and referencing techniques, and to assess assignment submissions as a component of the University's approach to managing Academic Integrity. While the use of Turnitin is not mandatory, the ANU highly recommends Turnitin is used by both teaching staff and students. For additional information regarding Turnitin please visit the ANU Online website.

Workload

4 hours per week lectures, tutorials, critiques and supervised studio practice and 4 hours per week independent studio practice.

Requisite and Incompatibility

You are not able to enrol in this course if you have previously completed ARTV2619 or DART2028

Prescribed Texts

Brinkmann, R. The Art and Science of Digital Compositing, Morgan Kaufmann, 1999Watkinson, John, The Art of Digital Video, Oxford: Focal Press, Third edition 2000.

Youngblood, Gene. Expanded Cinema, New York: Dutton; (1st ed.) edition, 1970

Hall, Doug  & Fifer, Sally Jo (eds.), Illuminating Video : An Essential Guide to Video Art, San Francisco: Aperture 1991

Shaw, Jeffrey  & Weibel, Peter  (eds.), Future Cinema: The Cinematic Imaginary after Film, Cambridge, MA.: MIT Press, 2003

Fees

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:
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
1994-2003 $1542
2004 $1926
2005 $2286
2006 $2286
2007 $2286
2008 $2286
2009 $2286
2010 $2358
2011 $2424
2012 $2472
2013 $2472
2014 $2478
International fee paying students
Year Fee
1994-2003 $3618
2004 $3618
2005 $3618
2006 $3618
2007 $3618
2008 $3618
2009 $3618
2010 $3750
2011 $3756
2012 $3756
2013 $3756
2014 $3762
Note: Please note that fee information is for current year only.

Offerings, Dates and Class Summary Links

The list of offerings for future years is indicative only.
Class summaries, if available, can be accessed by clicking on the View link for the relevant class number.

First Semester

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
4036 17 Feb 2014 07 Mar 2014 31 Mar 2014 30 May 2014 In Person N/A

Second Semester

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
8020 21 Jul 2014 08 Aug 2014 31 Aug 2014 30 Oct 2014 In Person N/A

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