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NM3302 - Time Based Media

Credit points: 3
Year: 2014
Student Contribution Band: Band 1
Administered by: School of Creative Arts (pre 2015)

Available to all students

This subject explores the evolution of the moving image and its practical applications in an artistic and narrative setting. Students are be required to create a series of moving image works throughout the study period culminating in a team based narrative project. Along the way, students explore a variety of time-based media techniques including image capture and mixing, non-linear video editing and DVD publishing. Students are required to watch and critique a season of moving image texts which explore a variety of cinematic styles and production methodologies, from the avant-garde to contemporary video art, video installation, web video and Australian and International cinema.

Learning Outcomes

  • ability to describe the process followed from conception to production in the set project with links to the relevant academic, theoretical and professional debates;
  • skills needed to analyse and self-evaluate video production project;
  • demonstrated technical and creative proficiency in all aspects of capture, manipulation and storage of production material;
  • capacity to work within a creative team setting using a range of negotiation and mediation skills.
Prerequisites: 18CP OF LEVEL 1 SUBJECTS


Townsville, Internal, Study Period 1
Census Date 27-Mar-2014
Coordinator: Dr David Salisbury
Lecturer: <Person not found>.
Workload expectations:
  • 26 hours lectures
  • 13 hours tutorials
Assessment: video art and editing task (50%); assignments (50%).

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.