School Of Humanities And Communication Arts

Visual EffectsWestern Sydney University Unit Code: 102317.2


Student Contribution Band: 1

Level: 2

Credit Points: 10

Co ordinator
Wendy Chandler

Equivalent Units
102054 - Animation and Visual Effects, 100229 - Principles of Non-Linear Editing

101927 Foundations of Media Arts and Production OR 101922 Web and Time-based Design

Teaching Periods

PeriodOffered  Campus  Contact
2020 Spring  Yes  Parramatta Campus - Victoria Road - DAY  See Coordinator above   Timetable not available  

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About this Unit
This unit explores the art and technology of visual effects as applied to digital video production and title design. Students will be introduced to the principles of editing, animation and compositing in order to create effective motion sequences integrated with sound. The unit encourages students to explore the unique properties of digital visual effects production and to experiment with alternative, creative narrative storytelling approaches to this rapidly evolving form of communication. In doing so students will develop critical, conceptual and practical skills within the context of digital visual effects and consider the revolution these emerging technologies have had on the practice of digital media production.

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