- Code MUSI2226
- Unit Value 6 units
- Offered by School of Music
- ANU College ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences
- Course subject Music
- Areas of interest Digital Arts, Music, Visual Arts, Film, Creative Arts
- Academic career UGRD
- Prof Kenneth Lampl
- Mode of delivery In Person
Second Semester 2021
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Composition for Film and Video Games is designed to give students the knowledge and skills required to compose, mix and produce music for film and video games. Students will analyse and examine a wide range of musical styles and approaches to scoring and learn the compositional techniques which provide the foundation of these styles. Course work includes the analysis of music in the context of the visual image, the use of technology in scoring and a history and development of multimedia composition to the present day. Students will be composing original pieces to a variety of dramatic visual media.
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
- compose original music to visual media;
- complete professional quality mixes using Logic Pro X software;
- aurally recognize and theoretically analyze music in its relationship to the visual image; and
- communicate and articulate their creative decisions.
- Tutorial participation (10) [LO 1,2,3,4]
- Creative Assignments (80) [LO 1,2]
- Exegesis (10) [LO 3,4]
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Workload130 hours of total student learning time made up from:
a) 36 hours of contact over 12 weeks: 24 hours of lectures and 12 hours of workshop and workshop-like activities.
b) 94 hours of independent student research, reading and writing.
N/A minor amendments
N/A minor amendments
Assumed KnowledgeA basic knowledge of Logic Pro X
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