2020 unit information
Classes and seminars in Trimester 3, 2020 will be online. Physical distancing for coronavirus (COVID-19) will affect delivery of other learning experiences in this unit. Please check your unit sites for announcements and updates one week prior to the start of trimester.
Last updated: 5 October 2020
Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne)Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), CBD*Trimester 3: Burwood (Melbourne)
ACM112 Writing with the Camera
Students must be enrolled in an Arts course or D303, D305, D311, D312, D313, D317, D319, D347, D385, D391, M325 courses
Students will on average spend 150-hours over the teaching period undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.
1 x 1-hour class per week, 1 x 2-hour seminar per week
Students must attend and participate in project-based activities at the Burwood campus on the scheduled days during the trimester, commencing in week 1
Student enrolment quotas apply to this unit
*CBD refers to the National Indigenous Knowledges, Education, Research and Innovation (NIKERI) Institute; Community Based Delivery
This unit is an introduction to the foundations of film and video practice and aims to equip students with the necessary technical skills to undertake further production units. It explores the technology of high definition video cameras and non-linear digital editing software. It is a practical unit that requires attendance to participate in the assessment activities; a series of camera, audio and editing exercises that will contribute to the development of industry standard production skills.
Topics will include:
These are the Learning Outcomes (ULO) for this unit
At the completion of this unit, successful students can:
Deakin Graduate Learning Outcomes
Identify and manipulate the technical elements involved in a high definition digital video production work flow
GLO1: Discipline-specific knowledge and capabilities
GLO3: Digital literacy
Explain the technical and creative elements of video production
GLO4: Critical thinking
Apply appropriate production techniques to specific screen forms
GLO5: Problem solving
Apply audio visual processes to communicate information
These Unit Learning Outcomes are applicable for all teaching periods throughout the year
The assessment due weeks provided may change. The Unit Chair will clarify the exact assessment requirements, including the due date, at the start of the teaching period.
The texts and reading list for the unit can be found on the University Library via the link ACF103 Note: Select the relevant trimester reading list.
Please note that a future teaching period's reading list may not be available until a month prior to the start of that teaching period so you may wish to use the relevant trimester's prior year reading list as a guide only.
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