School Of Humanities And Communication Arts

Foundations of Media Arts and Production (WSTC)Western Sydney University Unit Code: 700179.2


Student Contribution Band: 1

Level: 1

Credit Points: 10

Co ordinator
Ben Fletcher

Equivalent Units
101927 - Foundations of Media Arts and Production


Students enrolled in the combined Diploma/Bachelor courses listed below must pass all College Preparatory units listed in the course structure before progressing to the Year 2 units.

Unit Enrolment Restrictions
Students must be enrolled at Western Sydney University, The College. Students enrolled in Extended Diplomas must pass 40 credit points from the preparatory units listed in the course structure prior to enrolling in this University level unit.

Teaching Periods

PeriodOffered  Campus  Contact
2020 Term 1  Yes  The College - Nirimba Education Precinct - DAY  Ben Fletcher  Timetable.   Print Unit Outline*
2020 Term 3  Yes  The College - Nirimba Education Precinct - DAY  Ben Fletcher  Timetable not available  

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About this Unit
This unit explores creative and independent media arts practices across moving image, audio and participatory forms and introduces students to fundamental principles of sound and screen production. The unit maps theoretical and practical connections between the creation and study of images and sound across media formats through an integrated theory/practice program focused on the processe3s through which media artefacts are created. Students learn how to analyse and critically evaluate screen media and also to plan and make simple short works of their own. It introduces students to relevant media arts histories and contexts (with a focus on cinema) in addition to a range of technologies, media practices and production techniques.

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