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ACM725 - Effects, Graphics and Compositing

Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne)
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:R Woodcock




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Contact hours:

1 seminar 2 hours per week


The unit aims to develop skills in the techniques of creating, manipulating and interacting with images and sound through the use of special effects and titling. The aim is to understand the range of possible outcomes provided by new and emerging digital production methods such as motion graphics. Topics covered will include strategies for integrating disparate source material, audio and video systems, sampling and sequencing, the nature of computer based and non-computer based outputs.  Exercises in the creation of various digital content will be accompanied by research into the way such disparate content is used across mediums.


Research Reviews, 20%.

Exercises, 20%.

Major production 60%.

Unit Fee Information

Student Contribution Rate*Student Contribution Rate**Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students

* Rate for all CSP students, except for those who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
** Rate for CSP students who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
Please note: Unit fees listed do not apply to Deakin Prime students.

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