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Area/Catalogue
COMM 5071

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Course Level
Postgraduate

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Offered Externally
No

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Course ID
160481

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Unit Value
4.5

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University-wide elective course
No

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Timetable/s
First Semester
(Study Period 2)

Second Semester
(Study Period 6)
Course owner

Course owner
School of Creative Industries

Course aim

To enable students to develop competency in a variety of visual effects skills and techniques in order to create production standard paint, rotoscoping and compositing.

Course content

Students will be introduced to the preparation work required for scene set-up. Students will undertake up to eight production projects and develop familiarity and expertise with key visual effects techniques including rotoscope, paint, 2-D tracking, plate preparation and cleanup, and compositing. Students will gain skills needed to integrate, remove, isolate, grade and insert elements.

Textbook(s)

Nil

Prerequisite(s)

Nil

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, CITY EAST (INTENSIVE)
Workshop 108 hours x Over 12 weeks

Note: These components may or may not be scheduled in every study period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.


Assessment

Task Length Weighting Duration
INTERNAL, CITY EAST (INTENSIVE)
Continuous assessment 1800 words equivalent 40% N/A
Project 1800 words equivalent 40% N/A
Supervisor evaluation 900 words equivalent 20% N/A

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.125
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 1)
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Fee-paying program for domestic and international students
International students and students undertaking this course as part of a postgraduate fee paying program must refer to the relevant program home page to determine the cost for undertaking this course.

Non-award enrolment
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* Equivalent Full Time Study Load. Please note all EFTSL values are published and calculated at ten decimal places. Values are displayed to three decimal places for ease of interpretation

Course Coordinators

School of Creative Industries

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