Course Title: Create titles for screen production

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term1 2007

Course Code: VART5860C

Course ID: 040203

Course Title: Create titles for screen production

School: 345T Creative Media

Program Code: C5134 - Diploma of Screen

Course Contact : Adam Lovell

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4976

Course Contact Email:

Name and Contact Details of All Other Relevant Staff

Contact name: Trewlea Peters
Location: Building 94, level 2, room 35, 23-27 Cardigan Street, South Carlton
Phone:  9925 8011
Fax:  9925 4362

Nominal Hours: 30

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Pre-requisites and Co-requisites


Course Description

Students will learn the skills and knowledge required to develop and create titles for screen productions.

National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria

National Element Code & Title:

CUFIMA07A Create titles for screen production

Learning Outcomes


Overview of Learning Activities

Details of Learning Activities

Demonstration, class discussion and analysis, practical exercises.

Teaching Schedule

Tafe Week  - Description
1    Orientation
2    Introduction to design and typography
3    Introduction to motion graphics
4    Following a brief, understanding title sequencing
5    Advanced Motion graphics
6    Present, analyse and discuss design ideas for motion graphics brief.
       Trial most successful concepts.
7    Develop motion graphics for title sequence
8    Develop motion graphics for title sequence

This competency works in conjuction with CUFSFX03A  - Create special effects for the screen, which runs for the second half of semester one.                        

Overview of Learning Resources

Learning Resources

Prescribed Texts


Other Resources

Getting started with Final Cut Studio.    
Carlton Library    Call number: 778.593 G394

Title:     Getting started in motion [videorecording].
Publisher:     Redondo Beach, CA : Ripple Training, c2005.
Description:     1 videodisc (DVD-ROM) : ill. (col.) ; 4 3/4 in.
Location:     Brunswick Library Audiovisual Collection
Call Number:     AV 778.52340285 G394

Overview of Assessment

File management 20%
Title sequence 25%
Animation exercise 10%
Compositing exercise 10%
Minor motion sequence 10%
Presentation and documentation 25%

Assessment Tasks

In-class assignment 1     10%
In-class assignment 2     10%
File Management    15%
Presentation    20%
Documentation     15%
Motion Graphics Promotion or Title Sequence    30%

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