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FIT3008

Faculty of Information Technology

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Monash University Handbook 2011 Undergraduate - Unit

6 points, SCA Band 2, 0.125 EFTSL

Refer to the specific census and withdrawal dates for the semester(s) in which this unit is offered.

LevelUndergraduate
FacultyFaculty of Information Technology
OfferedBerwick Second semester 2011 (Day)

Synopsis

The unit builds on the knowledge of basic concepts from FIT2026 Sound and video studio by further developing an understanding of the multimedia development process, tools and techniques as applied to advanced time based media manipulation in multimedia content production. It introduces students to a range of techniques by which video can be manipulated and enhanced after the original material has been recorded.

Objectives

At the completion of this unit students will have -

A theoretical and conceptual understanding of:

  • the nature of the development process as it relates to complex post -production projects, and the tasks and management processes associated with it;
  • the characteristics of computer hardware and software which are used in the development of audiovisual content in a complex post production project;
  • the need for management and control of the development process and the contribution which management tools and techniques can make to this process.

Developed attitudes that enable them to:
  • understand the aesthetic and technical requirements involved in creating complex digital content and to be able to adapt these to their project.

Developed the skills to:
  • demonstrate an ability to seamlessly combine separate media elements into their project;
  • creatively combine and apply the tools and techniques learned in the prerequisite units with those covered in this unit to develop complex audiovisual content.

Demonstrated the teamwork skills necessary to:
  • work as a member of a project team.

Assessment

In-semester assessment: 100%

Chief examiner(s)

Mr Mark Power

Contact hours

1 hr lecture/wk, 3 hr tutorial/wk

Prerequisites

FIT2026

Additional information on this unit is available from the faculty at:

http://www.infotech.monash.edu.au/units/fit3008/