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AMC100 - Introduction to Animation

Unit details

Year2017 unit information
Offering information:

Student enrolment quotas apply to this unit

Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne)
Trimester 3: Burwood (Melbourne)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Cohort rule:

Student must be enrolled in course A250, A300, A316, A328, A351, A352, A353, A355, A356, A357, A358, A359, A365, D311, D312, D313, D311, D312, D313, D326, D347, D370, D391, or D391



Unit chair:

Trimester 1: Rosemary Woodcock

Trimester 3: Rosemary Woodcock





Incompatible with:


Contact hours:

Trimester 1: 1 x 1 hour Class per week, 1 x 2 hour Seminar per week

Trimester 3: Intensive for 5 weeks in November/December 2017


This introductory unit surveys animation’s history and techniques through its screening program. The unit introduces students to a range of moving image and editing programs in order to enact a number of these animation strategies. Production tasks develop skills in the collaborative and individual creative use of digital video cameras for animation through time-lapse, stop-motion and the retrieval and compilation of online images. The aim is to critically assess through practice and theory the suitability of digital manipulation techniques and strategies for contemporary use such as in advertising, film titles, trailers, special effects, short films and web sites.


Review, 15%,

Production tasks, 50%

Research assignment, 35%

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