Visual Effects Project - SOMA3411

Faculty: Faculty of Art & Design

School: School of Art & Design

Course Outline: Download course outline (PDF format)

Campus: Paddington

Career: Undergraduate

Units of Credit: 6

EFTSL: 0.12500 (more info)

Indicative Contact Hours per Week: 3

Enrolment Requirements:

L2 Animation Prerequisite

CSS Contribution Charge: 1 (more info)

Tuition Fee: See Tuition Fee Schedule

Further Information: See Class Timetable

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In the Visual Effects Project you will examine how CGI and Visual Effects (VFX) strategies are used to realize ideas not easily documented in other media forms, such as video or photography. Working in teams to review current case studies and explore what is possible in Visual Effects, you will look at the various ways these possibilities are integrated with animation. In particular, you will focus on 3D modelling, 3D texturing, marking and tracking data in video footage and other integration methods between 3D CGI and real video footage, in order to negotiate relevant processes for undertaking a collaborative VFX project.

You will learn how to coordinate the workflow and methods needed in both areas of studio practice. This helps to prepare you for managing the challenges involved in completing a major work in the following Honours year.


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