Animation Production and Practice (9748.3)
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|School Of Arts And Communications||Level 1 - Undergraduate Introductory Unit|| Band 2 2021 (Commenced After 1 Jan 2021)
Band 2 2021 (Commenced Before 1 Jan 2021)
This unit aims to provide learners with theoretical and practical knowledge related to animation production including the techniques and methods utilised in contemporary animation studios. Participants will be introduced to the animation production process and the variety of techniques and methods utilised.
Learning outcomesOn successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:
1. Select the appropriate tools for animated productions;
2. Interpret an animation project design brief;
3. Employ the appropriate tools and production techniques for animated projects;
4. Apply written, visual and oral communication skills in the analysis and evaluation of animated works; and
5. Employ written and verbal communication in a professional and academic context.
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- Selby, A. 2009. Animation in process. London: Laurence King.
- Williams, R. 2001. The Animators Survival Kit
Students are expected to maintain at least 80% attendance. There is a significant link between a student's attendance / participation, and the quality of their learning outcomes demonstrated by the submitted assessable project components.
- Practise good hand hygiene, washing hands regularly;
- If you do happen to cough or sneeze, please do so into the crook of your elbow, dispose of tissues immediately and wash hands immediately
- Practise effective physical distancing;
- Follow all directions of teaching and other UC staff regarding safety measures;
- Stay off campus if you are unwell and get tested according to Queensland Government guidelines, and
Please advise the Unit Convener (by email) in advance if you are unable to attend a particular class or studio.
Required IT skills
Students are expected to have a sound understanding of the PC/Macintosh operating system and some familiarity with media and/or graphic design software.
Work placement, internships or practicums
Applications for an extension to the due date for submission of an assessment item on the grounds of illness or other unavoidable and verifiable personal circumstances (that is, special consideration) should be submitted via email to the unit convener. Each application for an extension has to be supported by appropriate documentation. For advice on documentary evidence to support applications for extensions, please refer to the Assessment Guide that supports the Assessment Procedures.
"Students should apply for extensions before the due submission date, and are advised to do so as early as possible. Applications after the due submission date may be considered only in exceptional circumstances" (3.14 Assessment Procedures).
Penalties for late submission or non-completion of mandatory assessment
TAFE Queensland applies the following amendments to the late submission procedures detailed in Section 9.12.48 of the Assessment Policy and Procedures handbook.
All work must be completed and submitted by the due date. Applications for an extension may be made on the grounds of verifiable circumstances and must be submitted formally via email to the unit convener using the Assignment Extension Form. Students should apply for extensions as early as possible before the due date. Applications made after the due date will only be considered under extenuating circumstances.
Work submitted after the due date without an approved extension will be assessed on a pass or fail basis without feedback. Assignments submitted over 7 days late will receive a mark of zero.