Course Title: Produce video art
Part B: Course Detail
Teaching Period: Term1 2015
Course Code: VART6275C
Course Title: Produce video art
School: 345T Media and Communication
Campus: City Campus
Program: C4312 - Certificate IV in Photo Imaging
Course Contact : Program Administration
Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4815
Course Contact Email:firstname.lastname@example.org
Name and Contact Details of All Other Relevant Staff
Teacher: Alex Joseski
Nominal Hours: 50
Regardless of the mode of delivery, represent a guide to the relative teaching time and student effort required to successfully achieve a particular competency/module. This may include not only scheduled classes or workplace visits but also the amount of effort required to undertake, evaluate and complete all assessment requirements, including any non-classroom activities.
Pre-requisites and Co-requisites
In this course you will cover the production of video art works through the exploration and application of a range of techniques, materials and equipment. The range of techniques is quite varied and broad in nature. This course covers general knowledge and the application of these video production techniques.
Current Photoimaging industry practice relies increasingly on digital imaging in both still and moving images.
National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria
National Element Code & Title:
CUVDIG302A Produce video art
Element 1. Plan video artwork through exploration
1.1 Explore video art ideas and techniques in consultation with key people
Element 2. Prepare, maintain and store video art resources
2.1 Select and organise video art tools, equipment and materials suited to the chosen work
Element 3. Create finished video artwork
: 3.1 Safely use and adapt video art techniques to create desired effects
On successful completion of this unit, you will be able to work with a central idea and translate that idea into a video project that is captured on DSLR and recorded with external audio equipment. You will obtain the skills to produce HD video from concept through to preproduction, production and post production.
Details of Learning Activities
You will work in small groups and individually to develop three video productions and preproduction paperwork including lighting plans, storyboards, and schedules.
1. In-class activities -
•Demonstration and practical application
•Teacher directed group activities
•Observation and questioning
•Class Exercises to review discussions
•Workshops & Tutorials
2. Out-of-class activities:
•Independent project based work
•Online and other research
|Please note: While your teacher will cover all the material in this schedule, the weekly order is subject to change depending on class needs and availability of speakers and resources|
|Week||Class content||Assessment tasks|
|1||Overview of video as Art, Preproduction Development / Promotional Development|
|2||In-Class DSLR Camera Workshop|
|3||In-Class Editing Workshop (Logging, Basic Interface and Editing) / Genre Production Week|
|4||In-Class Editing of Genre production (Basic)||Task 1. ungraded - Genre Piece DUE|
|5||Storyboarding & Audio Tutorial|
|6||In-Class Audio Workshop|
|7||Instructional Video Preproduction - explore ideas and techniques|
|8||Instructional Video Editing (Advanced) explore ideas and techniques related to editing|
|9||RMIT Promotional Video Preproduction / Presentation / Interview Techniques||Task 2. ungraded - Instruction Video with Individual Storyboards DUE|
|10||RMIT Promotional Video Shooting Week 1 & Dailies|
|11||RMIT Promotional Video Shooting Week 2 & Pickups|
|12||RMIT Promotional Video Editing #1|
|13||RMIT Promotional Video Editing #2|
|14||RMIT Promotional Video Editing #3|
|15||RMIT Promotional Video Editing Lock-Off, Output and Delivery||TASK 3. graded - RMIT Promotional Video DUE|
|16||Video Screenings, Feedback and Review|
Ascher, Steven & Pincus, Edward, 2007 - The Filmmaker's Handbook: A Comprehensive Guide for the Digital Age, Plume
You are advised to look at the course Blackboard site for ongoing updated information and to make use of RMIT’s library database facilities.
Personal data storage device (min 2), personal computer with Premiere, access to Video/Audio capture and lighting equipment as required. Access to RMIT labs with video editing computers.
Overview of Assessment
Assessment for this course is ongoing throughout the semester. Your knowledge of course content is assessed through participation in practical exercises and practical group projects.
To demonstrate competency in the course, you will need to complete all of the following assessments to a satisfactory standard. You will receive verbal feedback for each assessment.
Assessments in this course are ungraded and graded. The graded assessment task will determine your final grade.
For further information on the assessment and grading criteria, please refer to the course Blackboard site.
Task 1. 30 second genre based short video production – Due week 4, starting 2 March.
Task 2. Storyboard & instructional video – Due week 9, starting 13 April.
Task 3. Promotional video for client – RMIT – Due week 15, starting 25 May.
Results used in this course are as follows:
CHD Competent with High Distinction
CDI Competent with Distinction
CC Competent with Credit
CAG Competency Achieved - Graded
CA Competency Achieved
NYC. Not Yet Competent
DNS. Did Not Submit
The assessment matrix demonstrates alignment of assessment tasks with the relevant Unit of Competency. These are available through the course contact in Program administration.
Please refer to the RMIT student page for extensive information about study support, assessment, extensions, appeals and a range of other matters: rmit.edu.au/students
The major learning experience involves studio based exercises, demonstration and production. It is strongly advised that students attend all sessions in order to engage in the required learning activities, ensuring the maximum opportunity to gain the competency. Non-attendance may seriously jeopardise the chances of success in a course. Clearly, non-attendance at an assessment will result in failure of that assessment. Where visa conditions apply, attendance is compulsory.
Cover Sheet for Submissions
You must complete a submission cover sheet for every piece of submitted work. This signed sheet acknowledges that you are aware of the plagiarism implications.
You will receive verbal feedback during scheduled class times, and written feedback from teachers on your work . Where appropriate, this feedback will also include suggestions on how you can proceed to the next stage of developing your projects.
Monitoring academic progress is an important enabling and proactive strategy to assist you to achieve your learning potential.
Special consideration for Late Submission
All assessment tasks are required to be completed to a satisfactory level. If you are unable to complete any piece of assessment by the due date, you will need to apply for an extension. You can apply in writing for up to a week’s extension from your course teacher. If you need a longer extension, you will need to apply for special consideration.
Academic Integrity and Plagiarism
RMIT University has a strict policy on plagiarism and academic integrity. Please refer to the website for more information on this policy go to Academic Integrity.
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