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Area/Catalogue
GRAP 2038

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Course Level
Undergraduate

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Offered Externally
No

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Course ID
172190

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Unit Value
4.5

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University-wide elective course
No

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Timetable/s

Second Semester
(Study Period 4)
Course owner

Course owner
UniSA Creative

Course aim

To develop student's understanding of the practices and processes involved in preparing before-camera materials for stop motion animation.

Course content

Students will build knowledge of narrative through writing, design and production of character sculpture, prop and scene development in relation to stop motion animation and other design fields. Students will develop sculptural objects which contribute to narrative using a range of processes including character armature design, maquette and prop sculpture and miniature set construction. Areas of design and creative practice that will be covered specific to stop motion animation include, story, character, object and scene design, the dynamics of movement, puppet performance, the use of lighting and photography.

Textbook(s)

Nil

Prerequisite(s)

Nil

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, CITY WEST (INTENSIVE)
Lecture 1 hour x 10 days
Studio 4.5 hours x 10 days
INTERNAL, CITY WEST
Lecture 1 hour x 10 weeks
Studio 4.5 hours x 10 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 WEST (INTENSIVE)
Creative work 900 words or equivalent 20% N/A
Creative work 1800 words or equivalent 40% N/A
Creative work 1800 words or equivalent 40% N/A
INTERNAL, CITY WEST
Creative work 900 words or equivalent 20% N/A
Creative work 1800 words or equivalent 40% N/A
Creative work 1800 words or equivalent 40% N/A

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.125
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 2A)
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Fee-paying program for domestic and international students
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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.

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