• Offered by School of Art and Design
  • ANU College ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences
  • Course subject Visual Arts
  • Academic career UGRD
  • Course convener
    • Dr Kit Devine
    • Dr Lucien Leon
  • Mode of delivery In Person
  • Offered in First Semester 2017
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In this course students extend their creative research practice through the development of individual themes and work methods in personal projects that specialise in either animation, or video, or a hybrid of both. Students develop the foundation of an independent creative project.  Participation in workshops, demonstrations and discussions dealing with specific and relevant techniques and conceptual considerations, including scripting, production scheduling and storytelling, deepens the student’s abilities, allowing them to demonstrate advanced skills in their projects. 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 in animation and video.
  3. Develop and evaluate concepts and processes by thinking creatively, critically and reflectively in relation to animation and video.
  4. Work independently and/or collaboratively in a studio environment in response to project demands in relation to animation and video.
  5. Reflect on social, ethical, cultural, technological and environmental issues of creative practice considering local and international perspectives in relation to animation and video.

Indicative Assessment

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

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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130 hours of total student learning time made up from: a) 48 hours of contact over 12 weeks: lectures, tutorials, critiques and supervised studio practice; and b) 82 hours of independent studio practice, reading and writing.

Requisite and Incompatibility

To enrol in this course you must be studying a Bachelor of visual arts degree and have successfully completed ARTV2613 and ARTV2614; or ARTV2107; or DART2102 and DART2103; or ARTV2004. You are not able to enrol in this course if you have previously completed ARTV3101 and DART3100 and DART3101.



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
2017 $2652
International fee paying students
Year Fee
2017 $4080
Note: Please note that fee information is for current year only.

Offerings, Dates and Class Summary Links

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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
3544 20 Feb 2017 27 Feb 2017 31 Mar 2017 26 May 2017 In Person N/A

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