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NM2630 - Art Direction

Credit points: 3
Year: 2019
Student Contribution Band: Band 1
Administered by: College of Arts, Society & Education

This subject will look at how industry professionals create cinematic, televisual and virtual realities. Students will consider the psychological and artistic aspects of the camera, sets, costumes, props, lighting and sound etc. They will examine the ways that industry professional use design, colour, composition and other elements to create meaning.

Learning Outcomes

  • exhibit competency in the operation of a video / DSLR camera for moving image;
  • employ cinematic technics for visual communication;
  • evaluate social, industrial and artistic elements of screen media;
  • demonstrate relationships of image and narrative in film.
Assumed
Knowledge:
12 CP OF LEVEL 1 SUBJECTS
Prerequisites: NM1600, NM1610 & NM2600

Availabilities

Townsville, Internal, Study Period 2
Census Date 29-Aug-2019
Coordinator: Dr David Salisbury
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 13 hours lectures - On-Line Video Lectures
  • 26 hours tutorials - In-Class Tutorials/Practicals
  • assessment and self-directed study
Assessment: multidraft Essays (30%); script breakdown & story board for music video (30%); rendered creative work (music video - 5 minutes maximum) (40%).

External, Study Period 2
Census Date 29-Aug-2019
Coordinator: Dr David Salisbury
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 13 hours lectures - On-Line Video Lectures
  • 13 hours tutorials - Threaded Discussion
  • 13 hours practicals - Video Instructional
  • assessment and self-directed study
Method of Delivery: WWW - LearnJCU
Assessment: multidraft Essays (30%); script breakdown & story board for music video (30%); rendered creative work (music video - 5 minutes maximum) (40%).

Note: Minor variations might occur due to the continuous Subject quality improvement process, and in case of minor variation(s) in assessment details, the Subject Outline represents the latest official information.