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ACM133 - Animation Principles and Practices

Unit details

Note: You are seeing the 2013 view of this unit information. These details may no longer be current.
Enrolment modes:(B)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Cohort rule:

Only available to students enrolled in A300, A316, A328, A351, A352, A353, A355, A356, A357, A358, A359 or A365 and available to students in S327, S331, S333, S375, S334, S326, S377, D311, D312, D313, D326, D347, D370 and D391.

Unit chair:R Woodcock


Online teaching methods require internet access. Please refer to the most current computer specifications.


This unit aims to introduce students to the basic principles of the craft of animation. Equal emphasis will be on creative and conceptual development within the context of building a foundation for technical and visual problem solving skills. Students work with a range of technologies, both digital and conventional. Aspects covered will include 2D animation techniques such as stop motion and Flash, recording and manipulating sound and video footage, and rotoscoping.


Exercises 20%, Essay 20%, Animation Workbook 20%, Project 40%

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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