ADA206 - Visual Effects and Effects Animation


2024 unit information

Enrolment modes: Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne)
Credit point(s): 1
Previously coded as: ACF212
EFTSL value: 0.125
Cohort rule: Nil

Students must have passed 1 unit  from ADD105, ADD106, ADA107, ADT102, ADT103 or ACG103

Corequisite: Nil
Incompatible with: AMC203
Study commitment

Students will on average spend 150-hours over the teaching period undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.

This will include educator guided online learning activities within the unit site.

Scheduled learning activities - campus

1 x 1-hour lecture per week, 1 x 2-hour seminar per week


In this unit students investigate the intersections of live action and digital animation techniques through a range of concepts and practical approaches based on industry standards. Students develop hands-on experience in chroma-key (green-screen) studio principles, including techniques for lighting subjects, directing action, and compositing a range of digital media assets for a variety of creative outcomes. Students learn how to animate text for film titles and create visual effects for animation, game design, and live action film practices. The convergence of 2D, 3D and virtual image spaces with live-action content compels students to consider and explore the possibilities of a dynamic contemporary media ecology.

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