• Offered by School of Art
  • ANU College ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences
  • Course subject Visual Arts
  • Academic career UGRD
  • Mode of delivery In Person
Digital Compositing: Creative Project Research and Development (ARTV2620)

This course is designed to give an expansive insight into the conceptual and visual possibilities of compositing with particular reference to its application to a variety of different creative arts practices such as video, painting, photography or printmedia. Students will be required to participate in technical programs and demonstrations aimed at building proficiency in the use of compositing software and processes to develop a resolved and integrated creative work. Occupational Health and Safety instruction is included.

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 competent creative control of techniques, technologies and equipment used in digital media
  2. Demonstrate the competent creative analysis and exploration of materials and processes currently employed in digital media
  3. Show a critical awareness and developed understanding of historical and theoretical
  4. contexts relevant to digital compositing
  5. Exploit the characteristics of materials and processes in digital compositing in an individual and conceptually developed way
  6. Demonstrate understanding of the importance of critical and self-reflective practice in digital compositing
  7. Identify and develop personal topics for individual research in digital compositing

Indicative Assessment

Portfolio of Studio Work (80%) [Learning Outcomes 1 - 4]

Visual Diary/Blog (20%) [Learning Outcomes 5 - 6]

Assessment includes periodic critique and review sessions that provide ongoing feedback on work in progress.

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4 hours per week lectures, tutorials, critiques and supervised studio practice and 6 hours per week independent studio practice.

Requisite and Incompatibility

To enrol in this course you must have completed ARTV1104 or ARTV2619 or DART2028. You cannot enrol in this course if you have previously completed DART2029.




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. Tuition fees are indexed annually. Further information for domestic and international students about tuition and other fees can be found at Fees.

Student Contribution Band:
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.

6.00 0.12500
Domestic fee paying students
Year Fee
2016 $2520
International fee paying students
Year Fee
2016 $3876
Note: Please note that fee information is for current year only.

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