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FIT3008

Faculty of Information Technology

Undergraduate - Unit

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6 points, SCA Band 2, 0.125 EFTSL

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LevelUndergraduate
FacultyFaculty of Information Technology
OfferedCaulfield Second semester 2015 (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.

Outcomes

At the completion of this unit, students should be able to:

  • develop a project management plan for delivering a video product that showcases a combination of live action and visual effects;
  • use sound and video recording hardware and software to create a video based product that incorporates digital compositing and manipulation of video and graphic elements;
  • demonstrate aesthetic and technical skills in creating motion graphics that impart clear and specific information;
  • create media content that demonstrates skill and understanding of compositing techniques.

Assessment

In-semester assessment: 100%

Workload requirements

Minimum total expected workload equals 12 hours per week comprising:

(a.) Contact hours for on-campus students:

  • One 1-hour lecture
  • One 3-hour tutorial

(b.) Additional requirements (all students):

  • A minimum of 8 hours independent study per week for completing lab and project work, private study and revision.

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