In this course students build upon existing skills in animation and video, it introduces new skills and technologies in compositing, and 2D and 3D animation to enable students to independently develop, in response to set projects, integrated works in animation, or a hybrid with video. A studio theory component encourages students to critically engage with contextual and theoretical knowledge and incorporate this into their individual projects. Occupational health and safety instruction is an integral part of this course.
This topic-based course alternates over two years (odd and even years). In odd years, the course focuses on light and colour. Even years will investigate form and space.
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:Upon successful completion of this course, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
- Competently utilise and integrate a range of higher level skills relevant to 3D and 2D animation in response to set tasks
- Independently explore the potential of technologies and equipment appropriate to 3D and 2D animation
- Independently and collaboratively experiment with the application of concepts and processes in response to a professional brief in relation to 3D and 2D animation
- Critically engage with historical and theoretical contexts in relation to 3D and 2D animation
Other InformationStudents may enrol in this course more than once. This course may be taken up to two times for a maximum of 12 units credit. This course can only be counted once towards a major or minor.
Indicative AssessmentPortfolio of studio work (80%) Learning Outcomes 1-4
Journal/Documentation/Studio Theory presentation (20%) [Equivalent to approx. 2000 words] Learning Outcomes 2 - 4
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Workload130 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.
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|Class number||Class start date||Last day to enrol||Census date||Class end date||Mode Of Delivery||Class Summary|
|8525||24 Jul 2017||31 Jul 2017||31 Aug 2017||27 Oct 2017||In Person||N/A|