Course Title: Create digital visual effects

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5218

Course Title: Create digital visual effects

Portfolio: DSC

Nominal Hours: 70.0

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.

Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


City Campus


345T Media and Communication

Face-to-Face or Internet or Workplace

Term2 2011,
Term2 2012,
Term2 2013,
Term2 2014,
Term1 2015

Course Contact: Program Administration

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4815

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

This unit of competency, Create Digital Visual Effects CUFANM402A is delivered in the classess Imaging 1 and Imaging 2. The unit covers the skills required to create digital visual effects for a screen based production. In addition, particular attention will be paid to still image and broadcast compositing effects.

This unit is co-delivered with Implement design solutions BSBDES501A in semester one, and assessed independently.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

CUFANM402A Create digital visual effects


1 Clarify work requirements.

2 Prepare components

3 Assemble previsualisations

4 Produce visual effects.

5 Finalise visual effects.

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this course you will have developed and applied the skills and knowledge required to demonstrate competency in the above elements. In addition, you will have developed the skills required to create digital visual effects and titles for a screen based production.


Overview of Assessment

Assessment tasks include ongoing class exercises and design and development of various animated/composited projects