Animation Laboratory 2

Subject FLTV20013 (2016)

Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2016.

Credit Points: 12.5
Level: 2 (Undergraduate)
Dates & Locations:

This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2016:

Semester 2, Southbank - Taught on campus.
Pre-teaching Period Start not applicable
Teaching Period 11-Jul-2016 to 23-Oct-2016
Assessment Period End 18-Nov-2016
Last date to Self-Enrol 22-Jul-2016
Census Date 31-Aug-2016
Last date to Withdraw without fail 23-Sep-2016

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Time Commitment: Contact Hours: 42 hrs
Total Time Commitment:

120 hrs


Animation Writing

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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 Students Experiencing Academic Disadvantage Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Description, Subject Objectives, Generic Skills and Assessment Requirements of this entry.
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Mr Paul Fletcher, Mr Robert Stephenson


Paul Fletcher

Robert Stephenson

Subject Overview:

A study of the synergies between the creation of sound and the animated image including music video, visual music, foley and musical effects, mickey-mousing and interpretations, voices and lip-synch. An investigation into its influence, variation and impact on animation in cinema, television, games and other screens.

Learning Outcomes:

On completion of this subject students should be able to:

  • demonstrate an understanding of the creative potentials and impact of the relationship between sound and animation;
  • apply experimental production techniques to express screen-based ideas;
  • demonstrate development in their creativity and technical skills through production.

Progress Reports of Experiments and Investigations (equivalent of 2,000 words)
Progress Report A – 1,000 words equivalent - Due week 4 worth 25%
Progress Report B – 1,000 words equivalent - Due week 8 worth 25%

Experiment Folio (equivalent of 1,500 words) Due: End of Semester worth 40%

Workshop Participation (Participation assessed on criteria of engagement, ability to discuss & give/receive feedback and teamwork skills) Assessment ongoing worth 10%

Prescribed Texts: None
Breadth Options:

This subject is not available as a breadth subject.

Fees Information: Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date
Generic Skills:

On completing this subject students will be able to:

  • communicate in visual form;
  • apply lateral thinking and problem solving techniques;
  • apply practical knowledge to practical problems;
  • have developed further creative self assurance.
Links to further information:
Related Course(s): Bachelor of Fine Arts (Animation)

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