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ACF103 - Writing with the Camera

Unit details

Year2016 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne)
Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne)
Trimester 3: Burwood (Melbourne)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Cohort rule:

In Trimester 1; only available to students enrolled in A351, A352, A353 and A358.

In Trimester 2 and Trimester 3; available to all students enrolled in an Arts or Arts combined course.


ACM112 Writing with the Camera

Unit chair:

Trimester 1: Simon Wilmot

Trimester 2: Elizabeth Baulch

Trimester 3: Elizabeth Baulch





Incompatible with:


Contact hours:

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


Topics will include:

  • digital video camera operation and handling
  • manual and automatic control of exposure and focus
  • shot framing and composition
  • camera movement
  • preparing to shoot
  • shooting techniques
  • visual language
  • cinematography and style
  • the role of the cinematographer
  • recording and working with audio in digital video
  • basic editing techniques.


Topic tests 20%, Folio 1 30%, Folio 2 50%

Unit Fee Information

All Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP), fee paying undergraduate and pre-2016 commencing students

Unit fee information available soon

2016 commencing International and full fee paying postgraduate domestic students

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

You can calculate the cost of each unit by using the following calculation:

Course fee x unit EFTSL value = unit price

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