Throughout this unit, students study styles and techniques of animators from the past and present. They will be given the opportunity to design and develop their own characters and styles based on their investigations. Students utilise computer aided animation programs and create cartoon magazines.
ARC62: Moving Pictures
This unit introduces students to the world of filmmaking. They explore the process from planning through to post production. Theory and the history of film is also investigated. Students are introduced to scripting, production and editing as they plan, produce and evaluate programmes.
ARD62: KIC TV
This unit involves the making of TV programs in a range of genres. The unit will develop technical and creative competence in the production of video information and entertainment programs. Students develop skills in scripting, production and editing as they plan, produce and evaluate studio and location based programmes.
This unit gives an understanding of the basics of digital and film photography. Students learn how to take photographs and print them using both digital technologies and darkroom processes. Students have access to digital SLR cameras, digital editing programs, film SLR cameras and the school’s darkroom. Students develop an awareness of how to use a camera effectively, how to process and print film photos, and are introduced to digital software.
ARE63: Adv. Digital Photography and Design
In this unit students learn how to use a digital SLR camera effectively and manipulate photos using various computer programs such as Photoshop and Illustrator. In addition, students will develop an awareness of how to scan, save files and print photographs. Students will develop an understanding of the elements and principles of design and develop finished pieces in accordance with their design briefs.
ARE64: The Big Screen
Films are culturally significant because they reflect and influence social values. This unit is designed for students who may study VCE Media or IB Film. The course is a study of film narrative and genres, national cinemas, film theory and criticism. Students develop critical thinking and analytical skills along with knowledge of film language, film history and the place of cinema across cultures. Iconic films from the past to the present form the basis of the study.