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ACF700 - 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

ACM112/ACM712 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


  • Digital video camera operation and handling;
  • Manual and automatic control of exposure and focus;
  • Shot framing and composition;
  • Shooting techniques;
  • Visual language;
  • Cinematography and style;
  • The role of the cinematographer;
  • Recording and working with audio in digital video; and
  • Basic editing techniques


Topic Tests 20%

Folio 1 30%

Folio 2 50%

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