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AMC303 - Advanced Motion Capture

Unit details

Year2015 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:S Taylor



Nil for students commencing after November 2007.

Students commencing prior to November 2007 must be enrolled in course A356, A357, A358, A359, A365, S327, S331, S375, or S377.  

Incompatible with:


Contact hours:

1 x 3 hour Seminar per week


This unit is an advanced motion capture course based on the commercial motion capture work undertaken at the Deakin Motion.Lab. The Deakin Motion.Lab has delivered a number of unique and challenging industry motion capture projects. A recent example is the Nocturnal Migration campaign for Toohey's Beer for Queensland company Altv.fx, which won a Mobius award for special effects:

This unit will provide students with an overview of commercial motion capture based on specific projects undertaken in the studio, and will work on their own motion capture projects for game, film and video or animation reels.


Written test on principles of character solving and animation for motion capture - 25%, 1000 word equivalent;

Solve/character setup - 25%;

Major Project – 50%

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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