Course Title: Manage interactive media production

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5384 Diploma of Digital Media Technologies

Course Title: Manage interactive media production

Portfolio: DSC Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 40

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.

Terms

Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

COSC7383C

City Campus

TAFE

345T Media and Communication

Face-to-Face or Internet

Term2 2019

COSC7383C

City Campus

TAFE

375T Vocational Design and Social Context

Face-to-Face or Internet

Term1 2020,
Term2 2020,
Term1 2021

Course Contact: Nat Bates

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 3326

Course Contact Email: nat.bates@rmit.edu.au



Course Description

This course is for individuals who manage personnel in the interactive media or game development industry who may be concept artists, designers, programmers, animators and others and effectively:

  • summarise basic 3-D techniques
  • explain the budgeting and scheduling considerations for 3-D design
  • discuss capabilities and constraints of 3-D packages
  • outline current game-play hardware and software products
  • discuss the technical constraints that hardware or software imposes on graphics and visual design
  • explain the process required to produce a 3-D animation sequence or components
  • summarise the roles and responsibilities of team members producing 3-D animations and digital effects
  • summarise effective strategies for communicating with production teams and clients.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

N/A



National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

ICTGAM504 Manage interactive media production

Elements:

1. Attend to the placement of staff for a digital media production

2. Monitor workplace structure and staff responsibilities

3. Identify appropriate behaviours and attitude

4. Carry out tasks within the range or context specified for the workplace

5. Report on workplace experience


Learning Outcomes

On completing this course you will have the ability to:

  • monitor behaviour of self and others to ensure compliance with the workplace culture
  • operate according to the lines of reporting and required method of communication
  • allocate tasks to appropriate staff members
  • plan and complete assigned tasks in a production environment, to meet deadlines
  • demonstrate effective communication, listening and questioning skills with various people, including use of industry terminology.


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.