Course Title: Video Editing and Visual Effects

Part A: Course Overview

Course Title: Video Editing and Visual Effects

Credit Points: 12


Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

COMM2519

City Campus

Undergraduate

345T Media and Communication

Face-to-Face

Sem 2 2013,
Sem 2 2014,
Sem 2 2015

Course Coordinator: Stephen Skok

Course Coordinator Phone: +61 3 9925 4015

Course Coordinator Email:stephen.skok@rmit.edu.au


Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

None


Course Description

In this course you will develop knowledge and technical skills in video editing and visual effects using specialist tools for image manipulation. This will be done by completing a range of practical tutorials and projects, where you will explore the key technical operations in post-production workflow and learn about editing concepts important in the structuring of diverse screen productions.


Objectives/Learning Outcomes/Capability Development

You will be assessed on your development of the following program learning outcomes in this course:

  • Apply knowledge and skills to interpret and translate material from a range of sources into a visual medium.
  • Work independently, taking responsibility for self-management and learning.
  • Solve problems effectively with initiative, creativity and consultation
  • Interpret and respond to brief addressing stakeholders’ requirements.


Upon successful completion of this course you will be able to:

  • describe principles of video editing and visual effects used to enhance screen productions
  • analyse techniques and processes of video editing and visual effects used in a range of screen productions
  • determine video editing and visual effects requirements from a production brief
  • apply a diverse range of video editing techniques and visual effects to a range of work
  • apply industry practices to post-production workflows


Overview of Learning Activities

RMIT will provide you with resources and tools for learning in this course through our online systems.
This course employs a number of software programs. You will be provided with classrooms and learning spaces equipped with the necessary hardware and software tools for this course.
All relevant course materials and lists of any suggested reading will be made available to you. You will also be expected to make use of the library resources.
 


Overview of Learning Resources

RMIT will provide you with resources and tools for learning in this course through our online systems.
This course employs a number of software programs. You will be provided with classrooms and learning spaces equipped with the necessary hardware and software tools for this course.
All relevant course materials and lists of any suggested reading will be made available to you. You will also be expected to make use of the library resources.


Overview of Assessment

You will be assessed on how well you meet the course’s learning outcomes and on your development against the program capabilities.
Assessment may include a range of activities such as production planning, short projects and peer feedback.
Feedback will be given on all assessment tasks.
If you have a long term medical condition and/or disability it may be possible to negotiate to vary aspects of the learning or assessment methods. You can contact the program coordinator or the Disability Liaison Unit if you would like to find out more.
 

An assessment charter summarises your responsibilities as an RMIT student as well as those of your teachers.

http://www.rmit.edu.au/about/studentcharter

Your course assessment conforms to RMIT assessment principles, regulations, policies and procedures which are described and referenced under ’Assesssment’ at:

http://www.rmit.edu.au/policies/academic