Animation Projects 2B

Subject FLTV70015 (2016)

Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2016.

Credit Points: 37.5
Level: 7 (Graduate/Postgraduate)
Dates & Locations:

This subject is not offered in 2016.

Time Commitment: Contact Hours: 280
Total Time Commitment:

300 hours.

Study Period Commencement:
Credit Points:
Corequisites: None
Recommended Background Knowledge: None
Non Allowed Subjects: None
Core Participation Requirements:

For the purposes of considering requests 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 Overview, Objectives, Assessment and Generic Skills sections of this entry.

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Faculty of the VCA and MCM Student Centre
Ground Floor, Elisabeth Murdoch Building (Bldg 860)
Southbank Campus
234 St Kilda Road, Southbank, 3006

Phone: 13 MELB (13 6352)

Subject Overview:

In Animation Projects 2B, each student assumes responsibility for writing and animating their own major production. This animation project will be completed to a professional level both creatively and technically. Students will crew/collaborate on other student productions depending on their strand of study.

Learning Outcomes:

On completing this subject students will demonstrate advanced practical animation skills through:
• writing, directing and editing an innovative short animated motion picture program at a high professional standard;
• applying production techniques to express screen-based ideas;
• leading and participating in a collaborative team at an advanced level.


Studio Practice:

Students are required to demonstrate an advanced understanding of studio professional practice through the process of animating their Major Production (20%).

Production Folio:

Professional standard pre-production, production and post production paperwork to be handed in to supervising producer on due dates (10%).

Major Production:

This project shall be of a longer duration than those of Animation Projects 1A & 1B - the specific details of the production length depend on the specialization and students will refer to their production guidelines handbook. Each student writes and animates thieir own production. 1 internal staff assessor and 2 external industry assessors assess this production (70%).

Students must submit all assessment items in order to be eligible for a pass in this subject. Students must attend 80% of workshops, classes and lectures in order to be eligible for assessment.

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:
• demonstrate advanced creative and technical skills in the area of animation for film and television;
• confidently manage competing demands on time including self-directed production work;
• communicate at an advanced level in oral and written form and through screen production, for a wide variety of audiences;
• exhibit a developed knowledge of the film, television and allied industries;
• exhibit a developed set of flexible and transferable skills for different types of employment.

Links to further information:
Related Course(s): Master of Film and Television

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