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Under Camera Animation (FINA20036)

Undergraduate level 2Points: 12.5On Campus (Southbank)

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Overview

Year of offer2019
Subject levelUndergraduate Level 2
Subject codeFINA20036
Campus
Southbank
Availability(Quotas apply)
Summer Term
February
June
Winter Term
FeesSubject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date

In this subject each student will make a film using the “under camera animation” technique. This animation technique involves the creation of an animation through frame-by-frame imagery, photographing each frame with a tablet and then combining these photographs into an animated film. The potential processes and materials that can be used to create these animations are broad, and may include drawing, erasure, paper cut-outs, found objects, clay, sand, or paint.

Over the course of the subject students will be introduced to various techniques, materials and skills to create under camera animations. The craft and structure of animation will be considered, as will contemporary and historical under camera techniques, films and film-makers. Students will then apply these understandings and skills in order to develop and create their own “under camera” animated film.

Intended learning outcomes

At the completion of this subject the student should be able:

  • to explore and develop skills for drawing and imaging languages pertinent to animation and introduce students to the craft of experimental animation;
  • to provide an introduction to the knowledge and skills required to effectively work with the animated image.

Generic skills

On completing this subject students will be able to:

  • display an awareness of the graphic possibilities of a variety of concepts, materials and practices;
  • exhibit evidence of skill development both pictorially and technically as a means of independent image making;
  • indicate evidence of individual research in the relevant area of practice;
  • demonstrate capacities for artistic imagination, creativity, transformation and interpretation;
  • demonstrate an open, independent and inquiring attitude towards contemporary cultural developments and new ideas.

Eligibility and requirements

Prerequisites

None

Corequisites

None

Non-allowed subjects

FINA10037

Core participation requirements

The University of Melbourne is committed to providing students with reasonable adjustments to assessment and participation under the Disability Standards for Education (2005), and the Assessment and Results Policy (MPF1326). Students are expected to meet the core participation requirements for their course. These can be viewed under Entry and Participation Requirements for the course outlines in the Handbook.

Further details on how to seek academic adjustments can be found on the Student Equity and Disability Support website: http://services.unimelb.edu.au/student-equity/home

Assessment

Description

  • Animation exercise 1: completion of specific animation exercise/s as directed during class, accompanied by reflective notes, that demonstrate an appropriate level of understanding, development and application of the knowledge, skills and conceptual areas addressed in the subject. Due day 2 or 3 of intensive teaching period. 10%
  • The production of a 1 minute (max) animated film, that demonstrate an appropriate level of understanding, technical and artistic development and application of the knowledge, skills and conceptual areas addressed in the subject. Due day 6 of intensive teaching period. 50%
  • Animation exercise 2: completion of specific animation exercise/s as directed, accompanied by reflective notes, that demonstrate an appropriate level of understanding, development and application of the knowledge, skills and conceptual areas addressed in the subject. Due 10 days after the end of the teaching period. 20%
  • Comprehensive folio, which includes: sketches, research material, storyboards, related drawings, journal with reflective writing, and other related materials. Due 10 days after the end of the teaching period. 20%

Ongoing feedback is provided to students through the subject’s duration via individual and group discussion. Additionally, a progress review will take place midway through the subject (day 2 or 3 of the intensive teaching period), taking into account the following criteria: course engagement; work development.

Quotas apply to this subject

Dates & times

  • Summer Term
    Principal coordinatorCeleste Chandler
    Mode of deliveryOn Campus — Southbank
    Contact hoursIntensive Mode: 7hrs per day for 6 days (42 hours)
    Total time commitment136 hours
    Teaching period29 January 2019 to 5 February 2019
    Last self-enrol date30 January 2019
    Census date 8 February 2019
    Last date to withdraw without fail11 February 2019
    Assessment period ends18 February 2019

    Summer Term contact information

    Coordinator

    Celeste Chandler
    Breadth Coordinator for Visual Arts, Faculty of the Fine Arts and Music

    Contact

    For all administrative enquiries, e.g. enrolment (including quota), class registration, special consideration enquiries:

    Contact Stop 1

    For all academic enquiries, e.g. assessment, attendance or subject matter enquiries:

    Celeste Chandler

    celeste.chandler@unimelb.edu.au

  • February
    Principal coordinatorCeleste Chandler
    Mode of deliveryOn Campus — Southbank
    Contact hoursIntensive Mode: 7hrs per day for 6 days (42 hours)
    Total time commitment136 hours
    Teaching period 5 February 2019 to 13 February 2019
    Last self-enrol date 6 February 2019
    Census date15 February 2019
    Last date to withdraw without fail22 February 2019
    Assessment period ends26 February 2019

    February contact information

    Coordinator

    Celeste Chandler
    Breadth Coordinator for Visual Arts, Faculty of the Fine Arts and Music

    Contact

    For all administrative enquiries, e.g. enrolment (including quota), class registration, special consideration enquiries:

    Contact Stop 1

    For all academic enquiries, e.g. assessment, attendance or subject matter enquiries:

    Celeste Chandler

    celeste.chandler@unimelb.edu.au

  • June
    Principal coordinatorCeleste Chandler
    Mode of deliveryOn Campus — Southbank
    Contact hoursIntensive Mode: 7hrs per day for 6 days (42 hours)
    Total time commitment136 hours
    Teaching period24 June 2019 to 1 July 2019
    Last self-enrol date25 June 2019
    Census date28 June 2019
    Last date to withdraw without fail 5 July 2019
    Assessment period ends15 July 2019

    June contact information

    Coordinator

    Celeste Chandler
    Breadth Coordinator for Visual Arts, Faculty of the Fine Arts and Music

    Contact

    For all administrative enquiries, e.g. enrolment (including quota), class registration, special consideration enquiries:

    Contact Stop 1

    For all academic enquiries, e.g. assessment, attendance or subject matter enquiries:

    Celeste Chandler

    celeste.chandler@unimelb.edu.au

  • Winter Term
    Principal coordinatorCeleste Chandler
    Mode of deliveryOn Campus — Southbank
    Contact hoursIntensive Mode: 7hrs per day for 6 days (42 hours)
    Total time commitment136 hours
    Teaching period 1 July 2019 to 9 July 2019
    Last self-enrol date 2 July 2019
    Census date 5 July 2019
    Last date to withdraw without fail12 July 2019
    Assessment period ends23 July 2019

    Winter Term contact information

    Coordinator

    Celeste Chandler
    Breadth Coordinator for Visual Arts, Faculty of the Fine Arts and Music

    Contact

    For all administrative enquiries, e.g. enrolment (including quota), class registration, special consideration enquiries:

    Contact Stop 1

    For all academic enquiries, e.g. assessment, attendance or subject matter enquiries:

    Celeste Chandler

    celeste.chandler@unimelb.edu.au

Time commitment details

136 hours (including 39 contact hours and 97 non-contact hours)

Additional delivery details

Please note that Blocks no longer exist for this subject. Students now choose the dates they wish to attend with their enrolment.

This subject has a quota of 30 per availability. Selection is automated and based on the order in which students enrol. Your enrolment in this subject guarantees a space unless you withdraw. Once the subject quota has been reached, all enrolled students will be contacted.
If the subject is full, spaces may become available in the future as others withdraw. The only way to check this is by attempting to enrol. Please note that there are no waiting lists for this subject.
As entry into this subject is based only on the order in which students enrol, special permission will not be offered to any students.

Further information

Last updated: 10 August 2019