Course Title: Models, Miniatures and Motion

Part A: Course Overview

Course Title: Models, Miniatures and Motion

Credit Points: 12

Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


City Campus


340H Art


Sem 2 2006,
Sem 2 2007,
Sem 2 2008,
Sem 2 2009,
Sem 2 2010,
Sem 2 2011

Course Coordinator: Dominic Redfern

Course Coordinator Phone: 9925 2022

Course Coordinator

Course Coordinator Availability: Via Appointment

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


Course Description

This course assists the student’s theoretical, practical and professional development from their prior involvement with the Hybrid Media course and to further develop their skills more specifically in the area of Fine Art Animation and Time-based image manipulation. Project courses facilitate individual student projects devised in consultation with their lecturers and course advisers. Practical, theoretical and historical studies are possible depending on the student’s research focus.

Objectives/Learning Outcomes/Capability Development

To assist students to:
1). To consider and incorporate a wide range of animation skills, both analogue and digital, into a single project, or series of short projects;
2) Become articulate in the communication of the visual concepts in which they are working in:
3). To consider and utilise the varied screening, exhibition and funding opportunities available to you as a student, and also once you have graduated from RMIT;
4). To resolve all production issues associated with the student’s chosen project.

Overview of Learning Activities

Animation concepts and their application will be explored via class Lectures, Screenings and workshops, with the opportunity to discuss and critique
these outcomes in class, in one on one consultations with the lecturer, and in the combined Media Arts reviews.

Overview of Learning Resources

Media Arts computer Lab 5.3.32
Media Arts Hybrid Studio 5.3.34
RMIT Library AV collection
RMIT Library Book and Periodical Collection

Overview of Assessment

Submission of project proposal
Participation in Mid Semester Reviews
Class presentation of project work in Week 12
Individual Final Assessment in Week 15