units

DIS3901

Faculty of Art, Design and Architecture

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This unit entry is for students who completed this unit in 2016 only. For students planning to study the unit, please refer to the unit indexes in the the current edition of the Handbook. If you have any queries contact the managing faculty for your course or area of study.

6 points, SCA Band 1, 0.125 EFTSL

Undergraduate - Unit

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Faculty

Art, Design and Architecture

Organisational Unit

Department of Design

Coordinator(s)

Vince Dziekan

Offered

Not offered in 2016

Synopsis

This unit extends existing knowledge of digital imaging and multimedia design into the production of interactive animation. Students will understand essential theory and concepts, the range of individual roles, technical skills and resources required for animation production. Individual exercises lead to the development of projects that explore the representation of gameplay, generative systems and other interactive processes through animation

Outcomes

On successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:

  1. understand the interactive animation production process
  2. understand theory and concepts that relate to interactive animation and games
  3. explore the representation of gameplay, generative systems and other interactive processes through animation
  4. define, develop, plan and organise content for interactive animation
  5. understand the range of individual roles, technical skills, and resources required for animation production
  6. develop and produce interactive animation projects
  7. observe and employ occupational health and safety appropriate to studio practice

Assessment

Exercises 40%
Major Projects 60%

Workload requirements

12 hours per week, comprising 1 hour lecture, 2 hours tutorial and 9 independent study hours

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Prerequisites

Must have passed both in MMD1302 and MMS1402 or both MMD1302 and FIT1012 or DIS1704 or approval from Course Coordinator