1 x 2-hour seminar weekly
1 Admission into BCADM-Bachelor of Creative Arts (Digital Media)
2 Admission into BIT-Bachelor of Information Technology
2a Admission into BCAVEED-Bachelor of Creative Arts (Visual Effects and Entertainment Design)
2b Admission into BCAHVEED-Bachelor of Creative Arts (Honours) (Visual Effects and Entertainment Design)
3 2 of SCME2109, SCME2400, VEED2109, VEED2400
Must Satisfy: ((1) or ((2 or 2a or 2b) and 3))
Enrolment not permitted
SCME3301 has been successfully completed
Course context

The topic is delivered in collaboration with staff at CDW, at their studio workshop.

Topic description

In this workshop-style topic students will work on weekly exercises under the supervision of current industry experts. Areas of study may vary from year to year, but include options from comics, VFX or game art. This hands-on topic combines a theoretical understanding of multimedia production with a high level of practical experience. Students will also complete a collaborative project for assessment.

Educational aims

This topic aims to:

  • Provide students will access to industry standard training opportunities
  • Introduce students to creative practice within a specific area of creative work
  • Introduce students to industry level workflows and pipelines
  • Require students to work collaboratively on an industry-level project
  • Develop practical and technical skills
  • Understanding of professional practices
  • Allow students to develop portfolio pieces
Expected learning outcomes
On completion of this topic you will be expected to be able to:

  1. Work collaboratively on a major project
  2. Apply digital media theory and practice to a major project
  3. Produce creative work for use in a particular format of digital production
  4. Work to industry-style briefs
  5. Demonstrate current industry practice
  6. Communicate their creative practice to range of audiences

Key dates and timetable

(1), (2)

Each class is numbered in brackets.
Where more than one class is offered, students normally attend only one.

Classes are held weekly unless otherwise indicated.


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If this padlock appears next to an activity name (eg Lecture), then class registration is closed for this activity.

Class registration normally closes at the end of week 2 of each semester.

Classes in a stream are grouped so that the same students attend all classes in that stream.
Registration in the stream will result in registration in all classes.
  Unless otherwise advised, classes are not held during semester breaks or on public holidays.