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Undergraduate | USA-INFT1028 | 2024

Introduction to Digital Media

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Become a movie maker. Get confident preparing, shooting and editing videos. Learn the basics in Adobe Premiere Pro and iMovie. Cover sound production and copyright principles. See how Photoshop can help you add inspiring graphics.

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Study method
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Start dates
8 Jan 2024,
24 June 2024,
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Entry requirements
No ATAR needed,
No prior study
10 weeks

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Introduction to Digital Media

About this subject

  • By the end of this 10-week course, you’ll be able to:

    1. Demonstrate an understanding of the role and function of design in film, video and digital media forms.
    2. Competently use graphics, camera, sound and interactive media to create media pieces using a range of software.
    3. Understand and undertake all the stages of the design process from conceptualisation to creation.
    4. Clearly and coherently structure graphic and other visual content within and across film, video and interactive digital media forms.
    5. Demonstrate the design knowledge and media techniques required to construct and use a variety of media forms and elements in interactive media.
    6. Demonstrate a practical understanding of the world wide web
    7. Develop skills to analyse the social implications of the use of media forms and items in a range of contexts.

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Study load

0.125 EFTSL

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