Course Title: Advanced Media Arts

Part A: Course Overview

Course ID: 038547

Course Title: Advanced Media Arts

Credit Points: 12

Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


City Campus


340H Art


Sem 1 2006,
Sem 1 2007

Course Coordinator: Martine Corompt

Course Coordinator Phone: +61 3 9925 2955

Course Coordinator Email:

Course Coordinator Location: 9.2.49

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

3rd year level in Media Arts
and successful completion of:
Formal Systems 1b
Experimental Animation 1b
Non Linear Spaces 1b

Course Description

To continue study of the concepts and technique of Media Arts projects in video, animation, and media installation. Aiding in bridging the development of undergraduate and independent professional practice, this course offers students the opportunity to further develop projects and ideas formulated during previous years of study in the program and facilitate individual student projects devised in consultation with their lecturers.

Objectives/Learning Outcomes/Capability Development

1). Specialise their historical/cultural knowledge & further articulate their communication of visual concepts and technical terminology of Media Arts culture
2). Individually develop effective methodologies and strategies for the realisation of Media Arts projects.
3). Be conversant in the history and impact of moving image technologies and the development of its attendant syntax.
4). Analyse audio/visual sequences for structure and function
5). Successfully execute, or manage the execution of, all stages of the production process

Overview of Learning Activities

Classes will include a combination of activities including:

Visiting lectures from Artist/Industry professionals
Thematic lectures
Technical demonstrations and workshops
Class discussion and group critical analysis of student work

Overview of Learning Resources

Media Arts computer Lab Rm 9.2.
Build 2 computer lab Rm 2.2.1b
RMIT Library AV collection
RMIT Library Book and Periodical Collection

Overview of Assessment

Presentation of proposed work in week 9 reviews and Week 13, followed by individual Student assessment in Week 14