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Creative Media Production

289.101 Introduction to Web and Mobile Media15 credits
In this course students will be introduced to industry standard web and mobile media platforms and authoring tools. Students will gain a creative and technical knowledge and understanding of media concepts and production processes essential for the production of interactive media on multiple platforms.

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289.102 Visualisation for Media Production15 credits
In this studio course students develop visualisation and rendering techniques to enable them to give visual form to abstract ideas and concepts. These visualisations will be applied to a range of formats including storyboarding, concept visualisation and character development.

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289.103 Introduction to Computer Animation15 credits
In this course students will be introduced to industry standard digital tools for 2D and 3D computer animation. Students will gain a creative and technical knowledge and understanding of character, movement and rendering processes essential for the production of computer animation.

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289.104 Introduction to Visual Effects and Motion Graphics15 credits
In this studio course students will develop and apply techniques of digital special effects and motion graphic effects. Students will acquire fundamental skills with effects such as dynamics, particles, fluids, light and rendering, and apply these to a range of example production situations.

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289.105 Introduction to Digital Video Production15 credits
In this course students will be introduced to industry standard digital video production tools and environments. Students will gain a creative and technical knowledge and understanding of camera, lighting, editing and post-production processes essential for the creation of moving image formats.

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289.106 Introduction to Game Technologies and Mechanics15 credits
In this course students will be introduced to industry standard digital tools for games. Students will gain a basic creative and technical knowledge and understanding of game mechanics, concepts and production processes essential for the production of games platforms.

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289.107 Introduction to Audio Production and Sound Design15 credits
In this course students will be introduced to industry standard digital audio production tools and environments. Students will gain a creative and technical knowledge and understanding of sound design concepts and audio production processes essential for the production of sound and music for multiple media and platforms.

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289.108 Introduction to Animatronics and Modelling15 credits
In this course students will be introduced to basic electronics and animatronics modelling. Students will gain a creative and technical knowledge and understanding of animatronics and modelling and physical computing required for the production of computer-controlled objects and physical effects.

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289.190 Creative Media Production Special Topic 1a15 credits
This course focuses on a particular aspect of creative media production at introductory level focusing on digital platforms or technologies to result in outputs that demonstrate creativity and/or innovation. Offerings change from year to year and the course may not be offered in a particular year.

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289.191 Creative Media Production Special Topic 1b15 credits
This course focuses on a particular aspect of creative media production at introductory level focusing on digital platforms or technologies to result in outputs that demonstrate creativity and/or innovation. Offerings change from year to year and the course may not be offered in a particular year.

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289.192 Creative Media Production Special Topic 1c15 credits
This course focuses on a particular aspect of creative media production at introductory level focusing on digital platforms or technologies to result in outputs that demonstrate creativity and/or innovation. Offerings change from year to year and the course may not be offered in a particular year.

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289.202 Media Innovation and Creativity15 credits
In this course students will gain an understanding of how formats have been disrupted by digital technology, challenging old models and creating new opportunities. Students will then explore applied research and innovation techniques used for developing and assessing the social, cultural and commercial viability of cross-media proposals.

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289.204 Cross-Media Production15 credits
In this course students choose two media production subjects with the aim of developing cross-media competences. While furthering technical knowledge students examine forms critically with appropriate reference to social and cultural values and diversities applying aesthetic and narrative processes and forms through the production of short creative media projects.

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289.205 Intermedia15 credits
In this course students work together exploring experimental and hybrid media arts practices such as installation, site specific, video, sound, performance and internet art. With a focus on the histories of avant-garde and experimental electronic arts the course will encourage students to work across disciplines and forms of artistic expression integrating media technology.

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289.206 Media Production Development15 credits
In this course students work professionally with trans-disciplinary teams assisting in the production of externally focused projects. Students take on assistant production roles that support various scheduled production tasks.

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289.207 Media Post-production Development15 credits
In this course students work professionally with trans-disciplinary teams assisting in the production of externally focused projects. Students take on assistant post-production roles that support various scheduled post-production tasks.

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289.208 Computer Animation Production15 credits
In this course students will further their application of industry standard digital tools for 2D and 3D computer animation for animation production. Students will gain extended creative and technical knowledge and understanding of character, movement and rendering processes and develop their knowledge and application of aesthetics and form.

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289.209 Visual Effects Production15 credits
In this studio laboratory course students will further develop their application of digital special effects and motion graphic effects for production. Students will gain extended skills with effects such as dynamics, particles, fluids, light and rendering, and develop their knowledge and applications of aesthetics and form.

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289.210 Game Technologies Project15 credits
In this course students will further their application of industry standard digital tools for a games project. Students will gain extended creative and technical knowledge and understanding of game mechanics, concepts and production processes essential for the production of games platforms and develop their knowledge and application of aesthetics and form.

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289.211 Video and Sound Production15 credits
In this course students will further their application of industry standard digital audio and video production tools for video and sound productions. Students will gain extended creative and technical knowledge and understanding of video production, sound design concepts and audio production processes and develop their knowledge and application of aesthetics and form.

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289.290 Creative Media Production Special Topic 2a15 credits
This course focuses on a particular aspect of creative media production at intermediate level focusing on digital platforms or technologies to result in well-developed outputs that demonstrate creativity and/or innovation. Offerings change from year to year and the course may not be offered in a particular year

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289.291 Creative Media Production Special Topic 2b15 credits
This course focuses on a particular aspect of creative media production at intermediate level focusing on digital platforms or technologies to result in well-developed outputs that demonstrate creativity and/or innovation. Offerings change from year to year and the course may not be offered in a particular year.

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289.301 Portfolio and Dissemination15 credits
In this course students will prepare for progression to postgraduate study or transition to industry in the development of an online portfolio managing processes advantageous to their graduate progression and future networks. Students will also develop creative and organisational approaches to devising a range of events such as exhibitions, screenings and performances and gain a critical understanding of audience, site, experience, live-ness, and spectacle.

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289.302 Major Project Innovation Lab15 credits
In this course students will apply research, ideation and value proposition methodologies with a view to developing content solutions in response to cross-media industry briefs. Students will be required to prepare presentations using appropriate audio-visual media in the form of a professional pitch to the client.

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289.303 Major Project Pre-production15 credits
In this course students will be supported in producing a group pre-production document detailing the planning and resourcing requirements for Major Project Production and Post-production studio courses. Students will be required to work effectively as a team and communicate professionally at all times agreeing scope and schedules of work with clients.

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289.304 Major Project Production15 credits
In this studio course students will be required to work creatively and professionally in cross media teams leading in the process of producing assets responding to industry briefs developed in the Major Project Innovation Lab and Preproduction courses. Students will again be required to communicate with the client and manage and meet deadlines according to schedules and budgets.

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289.305 Major Project Postproduction30 credits
In this studio course students will demonstrate their ability to put into practice postproduction skills and knowledge learned throughout the degree. Students will be required to work creatively and professionally in interdisciplinary post-production teams and deliver finished works and assets as agreed with the client for final signoff.

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289.390 Creative Media Production Special Topic 3a15 credits
This course focuses on a particular aspect of creative media production at an advanced level focusing on digital platforms or technologies to result in professional standard outputs that demonstrate creativity and/or innovation. Offerings change from year to year and the course may not be offered in a particular year.

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