This course develops skills in industry standard software packages for animation and video, as well as basic equipment including cameras, recorders, and lights. As well the use of facilities such as and recording studios are introduced. Students will begin a process of personal investigation and critical evaluation, linking concepts and processes through individual responses to set projects. Instruction will be through technical classes and project-based assignments. Occupational health and safety instruction is an integral part of this course.
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
- Develop a range of skills relevant to animation and video equipment and studios in response to Workshop projects
- Explore the potential of animation and video technologies and processes used in set projects
- Produce work which recognises relationships between concept and process relevant to animation and video.
- Engage with historical and theoretical contexts relevant to Workshop projects
Indicative AssessmentPortfolio of studio work (80%) [Learning Outcomes 1 - 4]
On-line or hard-copy journal or visual diary/Process documentation/Studio Theory presentation (20%) [Learning Outcomes 2 - 4]
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Workload4 hours per week lectures, tutorials, critiques and supervised studio practice and 6 hours per week independent studio practice.
Requisite and Incompatibility
You will need to contact the School of Art to request a permission code to enrol in this course.
- Animation from pencils to pixels: classical techniques for the digital animator, Tony White, Oxford : Focal, 2006
- Animation now!, edited by Julius Wiedemann, Koln : Taschen, 2007
- Animation 101, Ernest Pintoff, Studio City, CA : Michael Wiese Productions, c1998
- Moving pixels: blockbuster animation, digital art and 3D modelling today, Peter Weishar, London : Thames & Hudson, 2004
- Cyberculture: The Key Concepts, David Bell, Routledge, 2004
- The language of new media, Lev Manovich, Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, c2001
- Digital Art, Second Edition (World of Art), Thames & Hudson; 2 edition (2008), Christiane Paul
- Art and Electronic Media (Themes & Movements), Phaidon Press (2009), Edward A. Shanken
- New Media in Art, Thames & Hudson; 2nd edition (2005), Michael Rush
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- 6 units
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|Class number||Class start date||Last day to enrol||Census date||Class end date||Mode Of Delivery||Class Summary|
|2783||20 Jul 2015||07 Aug 2015||31 Aug 2015||30 Oct 2015||In Person||N/A|