Module Title:   Visual Effects Production Project

Module Credit:   60

Module Code:   EM-4067Z

Academic Year:   2015/6

Teaching Period:   Semester 2

Module Occurrence:   E

Module Level:   FHEQ Level 7

Module Type:   Project

Provider:   Film & Media

Related Department/Subject Area:   School of Computing, Informatics and Media (Creative Technology)

Principal Co-ordinator:   To be arranged

Additional Tutor(s):   -

Prerequisite(s):   EM-0461D     EM-0462D     EM-0463D     EM-0464D     EM-0465D     EM-0466D

Corequisite(s):   None

To enable students to apply and extend their study of visual effects to a production project.

Learning Teaching & Assessment Strategy:
Practical group work supported by regular project meetings. It is expected that the project will be developed in a group but that individual contributions will be specified in the project brief and individually assessed. Additional support is provided via a VLE.

Lectures:   0.00          Directed Study:   588.00           
Seminars/Tutorials:   12.00          Other:   0.00           
Laboratory/Practical:   0.00          Formal Exams:   0.00          Total:   600.00

On successful completion of this module you will be able to...

critically evaluate and deploy the visual effects techniques needed to complete a complex production project.

On successful completion of this module you will be able to...

(i) apply a number of complex specific skills to a production project
(ii) organise and manage their contribution to the project within a production pipeline
(iii) demonstrate practical and advanced abilities in the implementation of a complex visual effects production.

On successful completion of this module you will be able to...

(i) demonstrate enhanced technical and critical analysis and problem solving skills.
(ii) organise and schedule resources effectively to a high standard.
(iii) manage time to complete given tasks to a specified deadline

  Coursework   60%
  Visual Effects Project
  Dissertation or Project Report   40%
  Reflective Report (5000 Words)

Outline Syllabus:
Project direction.
Project management and allocation of tasks and work flow.
Material acquisition.
Shot selection and editing.
Project monitoring.
Project evaluation.

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