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Unit Summary

Unit type

UG Coursework Unit

Credit points

12

Unit aim

Develops students' knowledge of the theory and practice of animation and motion graphics. Students apply digital media skills by integrating text, images, audio and the moving image, to the planning and development of an animated production.

 

Unit content

  1. Introduction to Animation and Motion Graphics
  2. Design and Principles of Animation & Motion Graphics
  3. Audio and Sound for Animation
  4. Production: Visual Development      
  5. Post-Production: Editing and Montage
  6. Business of Animation & Experimental Animation

Learning outcomes

Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:
1 apply pre-production planning and project management processes to production of an animation project
2 demonstrate an understanding of the principles of frame animation and character design
3 apply animation principles in the production of an audio-visual animation using industry standard software and hardware.

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

  1. apply pre-production planning and project management processes to production of an animation project
  2. demonstrate an understanding of the principles of frame animation and character design
  3. apply animation principles in the production of an audio-visual animation using industry standard software and hardware.

Prescribed texts

  • No prescribed texts.
Prescribed texts may change in future teaching periods.