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ACM239 - Digital Animation

Enrolment modes:Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne)
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 S326, S327, S331, S333, S334, S375, S377, D311, D312, D313, D326, D347, D370, D391 D391.

Unit chair:D De Bruyn
Prerequisite:

One level 1 or level 2 Animation unit from: ACM126, ACM132, ACM133, ACM138, ACM225, ACM238, ACM240, ACN108, ACN203, 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 is a project-based unit in which students undertake a short individual and group animation focusing on character development and lip-sync with a documentary animation focus. The project allows for a combination of 2-D animation techniques of choice (e.g. stop-motion, time-lapse, collage, and puppetry) and the use of software programs of choice (e.g. Final Cut Pro, I-Stopmotion, Flash) to develop complex production pathways for cinema release. The unit particularly emphasises skills in the preparation of professional pre- and post-production scripts and utilises animation storyboards.

Assessment

Exercises 30%, Research essay 1000 words 25%, Animation project and storyboard 45%

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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