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AMC203 - Effects, Graphics and Compositing

Unit details

Year2015 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Cohort rule:

Only available to students enrolled in A250, A300, A316, A328, A351, A352, A353, A355, A356, A357, A358, A359, A365, D311, D312, D313, D326, D347, D370, or D391.

Unit chair:R Woodcock




Incompatible with:

ACA225, ACM425, ACM225

Contact hours:

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


This unit introduces students to fundamental skills and knowledge for creating, manipulating and compositing moving image and audio content for production and post-production in film, animation and games development contexts. Elements of film titling, sound design and moving graphics are explored using industry standard software and studio techniques. Students complete a number of exercises including lighting and directing for live-action chroma-key (green screen), motion tracking, colour correction and storyboarding a sequence. Students develop a proposal which they present in class, and produce an animatic and a folio of sequences over the course of the unit.


Research proposal (presentation) 20%

Folio of exercise tasks 20%

Animatic with development documentation 60%

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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