Month: March 2012

II. professional creative practice

summary This module will teach the student how to bridge the gap between theory and practice at a professional level. It will be an exploration of the problems involved in professional production, both in personal terms and in the context of a group exhibition. This will include an analysis of current trends in screen and […]

II. special effects

summary This SFX module introduces you to the concepts and practice of Special Effects. During the module you will plan and create a range of Special Effects, using digital video and professional level software. The module will cover a range of techniques, categorised as Digital Painting, Restoration, Matte Creation, Animated Rotosplines and Motion Tracking. Within […]

II. digital narrative

summary ‘Digital Narrative: Sound and Vision’ is designed to help your to develop your understanding of narrative structures. The module will use examples of practice from film and video history and cover the cinematic syntax that informs our contemporary perception of what narrative is and how it has been used to construct cinematic meaning. As […]

II. virtual space

summary Students studying this module will research and analyse the nature of virtual spaces towards the production of an artwork that imaginatively communicates their ideas. Lectures will present key artworks and historical precedents in art, theory and technology of different kinds of virtual spaces. Students will use self directed study for further research in Virtual […]

II. 3d character animation

summary The aim of this course is to continue your development as critical self-learners and deliver the basic skills of character animation and movement specifically in 3D. You will also learn some key editing and film-making skills. There will be in-depth study of the fundamental animation principles and your aim is to apply the principles […]

II. video production

summary moduleSummary required to submit an individual critical analysis for each production. This MSG has been updated by Mark Owen from previous draughts by Stephen Desmond, John Parker-Rees, Paul Lohneis, Malcolm Hignett, Lizzie Thynne, lezli-An Barrett, Mike Barker & Coral Shubert. 09/2002 video production statement In the latter part of the 19th c. cinema seemed […]

II. visual studies

summary code to be confirmed level one 100 hours 14 weeks module leader – Ben Dunning modulesummary An introduction to the tools and language of visual image making. The primary aim will be to give practical experience of the way in which experimental approaches to making images can widen the scope of a visual research […]