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AMC303 - Advanced Motion Capture

Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value: 0.125
Unit chair:K Vincs
Prerequisite:

AMC202

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with:

Nil

Note: Online teaching methods require internet access. You will need to access substantial learning resources and experiences in CloudDeakin (Deakin’s online learning environment). Compliance with the Standards in computing, connectivity and student capability are a condition on your enrolment.

Content

This unit is an advanced motion capture course based on the commercial motion capture work undertaken at the Deakin Motion.Lab. The Deakin Motion.Lab has delivered a number of unique and challenging industry motion capture projects. A recent example is the Nocturnal Migration campaign for Toohey's Beer for Queensland company Altv.fx, which won a Mobius award for special effects:

 

http://www.deakin.edu.au/motionlab/news.php?n=21 http://www.cgsociety.org/index.php/CGSFeatures/CGSFeatureSpecial/altvfx_nocturnal

 

This unit will provide students with an overview of commercial motion capture based on specific projects undertaken in the studio, and will work on their own motion capture projects for game, film and video or animation reels.

Assessment

Written test on principles of character solving and animation for motion capture 25%

Solve/character setup 30%

Integration with CG environment 25%

Corrective animation product 20%

Unit Fee Information

Student Contribution Rate*Student Contribution Rate**Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students
$755$755$2581$2922

* 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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