VISU 2007 Animation and Visual Effects (WSTC)

Credit Points 10

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Description Explore the art and technology of animation and visual effects as applied to digital screen media production. In this unit, you will be introduced to the principles of animation and compositing and learn how to create effective motion sequences integrated with sound. Working with commercial software, you will explore the unique possibilities of animation and visual effects production and experiment with alternative, creative, narrative storytelling approaches. Develop critical, conceptual and practical skills within the context of animation and visual effects which will then enable you to deliver powerful and compelling visual stories on multiple media platforms.

School Humanities & Comm Arts

Student Contribution Band HECS Band 2 10cp

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Level Undergraduate Level 2 subject

Co-requisite(s) Students enrolled in the combined DiplomaBachelor courses listed below must pass all College Preparatory units listed in the course structure before progressing to the Year Two units

Equivalent Subjects COMM 2031 - Principles of Non-Linear Editing COMM 2008 - Animation and Visual Effects COMM 2042 - Visual Effects COMM 2051 - Animation and Visual Effects


The following table summarises the standard assessment tasks for this subject. Please note this is a guide only. Assessment tasks are regularly updated, where there is a difference your Learning Guide takes precedence.

Item Length Percent Threshold Individual/Group Task
Quiz 5 quizzes, 10 questions per quiz 10 N Individual
Applied project Up to 30 seconds 30 N Individual
Applied project 1,500 words equivalent 20 N Individual
Applied project Up to 5 minutes 40 N Individual

Teaching Periods

2022 Trimester 3

Nirimba Education Precinct


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Attendance Requirements 80% attendance rate is imposed in all core subjects’ due to the nature of class activities that are aligned with subject assessments.

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