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.
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
- Demonstrate creative control of techniques, technologies and equipment used in the discipline
- Demonstrate the creative analysis and exploration of materials and processes
- Show a critical awareness of historical and theoretical contexts relevant to the course
- Exploit the characteristics of materials and processes in an individual and conceptually developed way
- Demonstrate understanding of the importance of critical, analytical and self-reflective practice
- Apply concepts and techniques to the development of resolved works of art
- Identify and develop personal topics for individual research
- Demonstrate adherence to OH & S requirements and procedures
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%)
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4 hours per week lectures, tutorials, critiques and supervised studio practice and 4 hours per week independent studio practice.
Requisite and Incompatibility
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
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