Digital Media 2: Advanced Video/Audio

Subject 760-542 (2009)

Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2009.

Credit Points: 12.50
Level: 9 (Graduate/Postgraduate)
Dates & Locations:

This subject is not offered in 2009.

Time Commitment: Total Time Commitment: One 1-hour lecture and one 2-hour tutorial/computer laboratory session per week contact hours/week , Four hours computer-based work and three hours reading/research per week additional hours/week. Total of Ten hours per week hours per week.
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Recommended Background Knowledge: None
Non Allowed Subjects: None
Core Participation Requirements:

For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Student Support and Engagement Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Overview, Learning Outcomes, Assessment and Generic Skills sections of this entry.

It is University policy to take all reasonable steps to minimise the impact of disability upon academic study, and reasonable adjustments will be made to enhance a student's participation in the University's programs. Students who feel their disability may impact on meeting the requirements of this subject are encouraged to discuss this matter with a Faculty Student Adviser and Student Equity and Disability Support:


Peter Morse
Phone: 8344 8358
  • be able to develop complex visual effects using a variety of software packages;
  • be able to prepare video material for multiple delivery vectors for DVD, broadband broadcast, and web based delivery;
  • be able to understand the principles and possibilities of digital video and the creative analytical thought required to author works in the medium;
  • be able to demonstrate creativity and innovation in the development of unique visual effects and presentation possibilities for digital video;
  • be able to demonstrate research skills, software skills, analytical skills concerning technical and aesthetic issues, conceptual skills and creative thinking.
Prescribed Texts:
Recommended Texts: Creating Motion Graphics with After Effects, Volume 1: The Essentials (2nd Edition, Version 5.5) by Trish Meyer, Chris Meyer. Publisher: CMP Books; 2nd Book and CD-ROM edition (September 2002). ISBN: 1578201144 Andrey Tarkovsky: Sculpting in Time: Reflections on the Cinema by Andrey Tarkovsky, Kitty Hunter-Blair (Translator), Andrei Tarkovsky. #Publisher: Univ of Texas Pr; Reprint edition (May 1989). ISBN: 0292776241 The Art and Science of Digital Compositing by Ron Brinkmann. Publisher: Morgan Kaufmann; Book and CD-ROM edition (June 15, 1999) ISBN: 0121339602
Breadth Options:

This subject is not available as a breadth subject.

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Generic Skills:

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