Course Title: Create titles for screen productions

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term1 2015

Course Code: VART5938C

Course Title: Create titles for screen productions

School: 345T Media and Communication

Campus: City Campus

Program: C5218 - Diploma of Interactive Digital Media

Course Contact : Program Administration

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4815

Course Contact Email:mcvet@rmit.edu.au


Name and Contact Details of All Other Relevant Staff

Teacher: Nicole McKinnon
Phone: 99254375
Email: nicole.mckinnon@rmit.edu.au

Teacher: Kieran Doolan
Email: kieran.doolan@rmit.edu.au
 

Nominal Hours: 30

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

None

Course Description

This unit of competency, Create titles for screen productions CUFANM403A is delivered in the class Design Studio 1, together with Collaborate in a Creative Process BSBCRT402A and Make a presentation BSBCMM401A. This unit covers the skills required to create digital visual effects and titles for a screen based production. In addition, particular attention will be paid to motion graphic, broadcast design, and compositing effects.


National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria

National Element Code & Title:

CUFANM403A Create titles for screen productions

Element:

3 Generate and assess ideas.

Performance Criteria:

8. Generate a range of ideas for the design of screen titles that respond sympathetically to briefs and provide creative solutions to all design issues
9. Discuss ideas and collaborate, as required, with relevant personnel to ensure contribution of ideas to initial concepts
10. Continuously reflect on and appraise ideas for implications on cost, technical feasibility and suitability to meet specifications

Element:

1 Clarify work requirements.

Performance Criteria:

1. With reference to production documentation , clarify requirements for screen titles
2. In consultation with relevant personnel , clarify work flow sequences to ensure that production schedule deadlines are met
3. Identify the available budget for the production of titles as required

Element:

4 Create titles.

Performance Criteria:

11. Incorporate and manipulate moving or static graphic items to be included in titles
12. Modify titles and source items to ensure that the required visual effect is achieved
13. Trial various techniques and styles and produce initial compilation of titles ensuring that style, content and creative intentions are met
14. Decide upon the appropriate parameters of display  to meet with creative requirements and technical specifications
15. Review initial titles to ensure that they meet technical and creative requirements
16. Ensure that the movement  of titles and other graphic items maximises the visual impact required for productions
17. Ensure that titles incorporate captions with required images and sound, and are correctly synchronised with sound
18. Ensure that titles are legible and appropriately spaced
19. Record and store titles and other graphic images according to enterprise procedures

Element:

5 Finalise titles

Performance Criteria:

20. Present initial title compilations to relevant personnel for feedback
21. Participate in initial and ongoing evaluation of titles
22. Confirm accuracy of text, spelling, punctuation and content
23. Negotiate and agree to additional requirements and modify titles as required
24. Ensure that agreement is reached with, and approval granted by, relevant personnel before proceeding with the final production of titles
25. Review process of creating titles and note areas for future improvement

Element:

2 Identify items to be included in titles.

Performance Criteria:

4. Produce and maintain a schedule of items  to be included in titles
5. Determine if graphic items need to be imported from other sources and source these items as required
6. Obtain copyright clearances to use imported items as required
7. Select appropriate fonts and/or create fonts as required


Learning Outcomes


On successful completion of this unit, you will have developed the skills required to create digital visual effects and titles for a screen based production.

 


Details of Learning Activities

Learning activities may consist of:
• in class activities
• out-of-class activities
• peer teaching and class presentations
• online research
• group discussion
• independent project based work
• workshopping of students’ own projects
• screenings
• guest lecturers
• teacher directed group activities/projects


Teaching Schedule

Week Assessments

BSBCRT402A

BSBCMM401A

CUFANM403A

1 Design Studio Introduction - Overview of the Design Studio class, course guides and assessments and Blackboard introduction. 1, 2, 31, 2, 31,
2Studio workshop:
Collaborative Production to be undertaken in teams and to be presented.
(non-digital game)
 
 1, 2, 3 1, 2, 3 1
3Film screening and studio workshop.

Introduction to: A01: Create an IDM Student code of conduct - Presentation
brief, due week 4.
 

 1,21 1, 2
4Panel consultation tutorial – Presentation and review of
A01: Create an IDM Student code of conduct Presentation
 
A01: Create an IDM Student code of Conduct Presentation
(In Class)

 
1,2, 31, 21, 2
5

Film screening and excursion to exhibition, and reflect on the content of the exhibition.

 

 1, 2 1,1
6

Panel consultation tutorial - review and get feedback on your work in progress and working collaboratively

.

 A02: Design Studio Journal Reflection – Part 11, 2  2, 31, 2
7

Studio workshop:
Collaborative Production to be undertaken in teams and to be presented.
 

 

 1, 2 1, 21
8Film screening and studio workshop – students to collaborate in a creativity class exercise.
 

 

 

 1, 2 1, 2, 31. 2. 3, 4, 5
 Mid semester break    
9

Panel consultation tutorial - review and get feedback on our work in progress.

 

  1, 23 1
10Screening and workshop: Creating titles for screen..  1, 21, 1. 2. 3, 4, 5
11Studio workshop - Copyright and Legals when working collaboratively. Guest Speaker: Annie Lennox  A03 - Produce Copyright Posters (in class) 1, 21, 21, 2, 3
12
 
Panel consultation tutorial - review and get feedback on our work in progress.A04 - Design Studio Journal Reflection – Part 2 
 
1, 2, 3, 34. 5
13

Film screening and folio production workshop. One on one presentations in class, receive feedback and complete folio assessments.

 

 1, 21,4, 5
14

Film screening and folio production workshop. One on one presentations in class, receive feedback and complete folio assessments

.

 A05 - Create a Title sequence.1, 21, 4, 5
15

Film screening and folio production workshop. Receive feedback and complete folio assessments.

 

 .

 

1, 2 2 4. 5


Learning Resources

Prescribed Texts

No prescribed texts


References

You are advised to look at the course Blackboard site for ongoing updated information.


Other Resources

Access to a computer and the internet.


Overview of Assessment

Assessment for this course is ongoing throughout the semester. Your knowledge of course content is assessed through participation in class exercises, practical project work and through the application of learned skills.


Assessment Tasks

To demonstrate competency in this course, you will need to complete the following pieces of assessment to a satisfactory standard. You will receive feedback on all assessment.

Assessment task Summary

A01: Create an IDM Student code of conduct Presentation
In groups, students will undertake research and create a code of conduct that presents the principles of best practice when working in collaborative teams.
The presentation will be in the form of a sequence of titles and images.
(A detailed Assessment Task brief will be available on Blackboard in the Design Studio 1 Assessment task folder).
Due week 4

A02: Design Studio Journal Reflection – Part 1
Throughout semester 1 you will participate in a number of group projects in the Design studio and Folio workshops. You will reflect on your participation in these activities.
(A detailed Assessment Task brief will be available on Blackboard in the Design Studio 1 Assessment task folder).
Due week 6 (WILS project) 

A03 - Produce Copyright Posters – in class
(A detailed Assessment Task brief will be available on Blackboard in the Design Studio 1 Assessment task folder).
Due week 11

A04 - Design Studio Journal Reflection – Part 2
Throughout semester 1 you will participate in a number of group projects in the Design studio and Folio workshops. You will reflect on your participation in these activities.
(A detailed Assessment Task brief will be available on Blackboard in the Design Studio 1 Assessment task folder).
Due week 12

A05 - Create a Title sequence
Complete a short title sequence. The sequence will include introductory titles and credits.
A draft of the storyboard will be presented in week 12 and feedback reflected on in the Design Studio Journal.
(A detailed Assessment Task brief will be available on Blackboard in the Design Studio 1 Assessment task folder).
Due week 14
 

Grades which apply to courses delivered in accordance with competency-based assessment (not graded)
CA Competency Achieved
NYC Not Yet Competent
DNS Did Not Submit For Assessment
For further information on the assessment tasks, please refer to the course blackboard site.


Assessment Matrix

The assessment matrix demonstrated alignment of assessment tasks with the relevant Unit of Competency. These are available through the course contact in Program administra

Other Information

This unit of competency is delivered in the class Design Studio 1.

The following units are delivered within Design Studio 1.
Unit Title and National Code: Collaborate in the Creative Process BSBCRT402A
Unit Title and National Code: Make a Presentation BSBCMM401A
Unit Title and National Code: Create Titles for Screen Productions CUFANM403A

Attendance
Many of the assessment tasks within Design Studio 1 are undertaken within class time, so it is important to attend all classes.

The major learning experience involves studio based exercises, demonstration and production. It is strongly advised that you attend all sessions in order to engage in the required learning activities, ensuring the maximum opportunity to gain the competency

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.

Credit Transfer and Recognition of Prior Learning
Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) is a process through which people can gain entry to, or credit in, recognised courses based on competencies gained. The competencies may have been gained through experience in the workplace, in voluntary work, in social or domestic activities or through informal or formal training or other life experiences. Recognition of Current Competency (RCC) applies if a student has previously successfully completed the requirements of a unit of competency or module and is now required to be reassessed to ensure that the competency has been maintained.

Assessment and Feedback
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.

Student Progress
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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