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AMC303 - Advanced Motion Capture

Unit details

Year2016 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:

Simeon Taylor

Prerequisite:

AMC202

Corequisite:

Nil for students commencing after November 2007.

Students commencing prior to November 2007 must be enrolled in course A356, A357, A358, A359, A365, S327, S331, S375, or S377.  

Incompatible with:

Nil

Contact hours:

1 x 3 hour Seminar per week

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

Practical Test, 20%,  800 words equivalent;

Project part A, 40%, 1600 words equivalent;

Project part B, 40%, 1600 words equivalent

Unit Fee Information

If you are:

Domestic

  • in a Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP) - refer to Unit based calculation below.
  • an undergraduate full fee paying student - refer to Unit based calculation below.
  • postgraduate full fee paying students commenced before 2016 - refer to Unit based calculation below.
  • postgraduate full fee paying students commencing in 2016 - refer to Course based calculation below.
  • a non-award student - refer to Unit based calculation below.

International

  • an undergraduate, postgraduate or Higher Degree by Research student commenced before 2016 - refer to Unit based calculation below.
  • an undergraduate, postgraduate or Higher Degree by Research student commencing in 2016 - refer to Course based calculation below.
  • a non-award student - refer to Unit based calculation below.

Course based calculation

Your unit tuition fees are based on the course you are enrolled in. Please refer to the current year's course entry to estimate the unit cost.


Unit based calculation

Your tuition fees are calculated on the units you enrol in. This means your fees are based on the units you choose to study and not a fixed course price. The tuition fees for this unit are displayed in the table below:


Student Contribution Rate*Student Contribution Rate**Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students
$782$782$2739$3146

* 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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