Visual Narrative Studio
Apply your animation and game design skills to a collaborative project with like-minded creatives. Tell a story, consider culture, and work in a team. Join up with illustrators, writers and filmmakers to produce an engaging narrative-based outcome.
Your upfront cost: $0
- 30 Nov 2020
- 31 May 2021
- 29 Nov 2021
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At the completion of this subject students will be able to:
- employ collaborative team approaches to projects
- incorporate cultural influences from emerging, cyber, global, and Indigenous Australian cultures into narrative based projects
- evaluate and apply technical and creative narrative construction skills and tools to a final narrative-based outcome
- self-critique, adapt and revise project outcomes in a collaborative environment.
- Narrative Structures and Considerations
- Concept Development for your Visual Narrative
- Design Considerations for Visual Narratives on Digital Platforms
- Production Approaches and Design Issues
- Production Planning
- Development Workshop 1
- Development Workshop 2
- Collaborative Development
- Collaborative Development and Feedback
- Prototype Polish
- Presentation and Showcase Preparation
- Presentation and Showcase
You must have successfully completed the following subject(s) before starting this subject:
- EquipmentDetails - Computer capable of running project-relevant animation software
- OtherDetails -
Relevant Animation Software (eg. Adobe Creative Cloud, Maya, zBrush etc)
In this subject students will work collaboratively on cross-disciplinary projects to construct engaging visual narratives. Students will work with illustrators, creative writers, filmmakers, animation and game designers to develop visual narrative content and apply skills in animation design, game design, screen writing and visual development. Storytelling techniques and strategies will be explored considering emerging cultures, cyber-cultures, global cultures and Indigenous cultures in order to promote and preserve local and international cultures across various platforms.
Please Note: If it’s your first time studying a Curtin University subject you’ll need to complete their compulsory ‘Academic Integrity Program’. It only takes two hours to complete online, and provides you with vital information about studying with Curtin University. The Academic Integrity Program is compulsory, so if it’s not completed your subject grades will be withheld.
Find out more about the Academic Integrity module.
- Project proposal (25%)
- Project report (25%)
- Final project (50%)
Visual Storytelling: The Art and Technique. Limited Ed
Caputo, Tony C., Jim Steranko, and Harlan Ellison. 2003
Check the learning management system (LMS) of your university for textbook details.