1 x 1-hour supervised study weekly
1 Admission into HBCADM-Bachelor of Creative Arts (Honours) (Digital Media)
1a Admission into HBCASC-Bachelor of Creative Arts (Honours) (Screen)
1b Admission into HBCAVEED-Bachelor of Creative Arts (Honours) (Visual Effects and Entertainment Design)
1c Admission into HBCASM-Bachelor of Creative Arts (Honours) (Screen and Media)
2 103.5 units of study
3 Admission into BCAHVEED-Bachelor of Creative Arts (Honours) (Visual Effects and Entertainment Design)
Must Satisfy: (((1 or 1a or 1b or 1c)) or (2 and 3))
Other requirements
Topic coordinator's approval required for enrolment.
Topic description
This topic provides students with the opportunity to pursue a supervised, independent study in a specialised production area including: producing, directing, cinematography, production design, sound design or editing.
Educational aims
This topic aims to provide students with opportunities to:

  • build on specialised production skills including producing, directing, production design, camera and lighting, editing, sound recording, and sound post production

  • develop advanced screen production skills through individual research and assignments

  • pursue detailed, self-driven research into a specific area of screen production or post production

  • hone skills which will assist them when entering the work place
Expected learning outcomes
On completion of this topic students will be able to demonstrate:

  • a good working knowledge of a specific production or post-production process

  • the capacity to complete assignments with a high level of sophistication

  • the practice of working with production equipment or processes

  • skills in operating screen production equipment and software, including a high level of competence in the use of digital cameras, location sound recording equipment, non-linear picture editing on Final Cut Pro and sound editing in Pro Tools

  • appropriate and meaningful visual language for use in screen stories

  • a high level of motivation and enthusiasm for a specialised area of production or post production