Music Video

Course code CMNS2040Units 10Level 2000Faculty of Science and Information TechnologySchool of Design, Communication and IT

Provides students with the skills, knowledge and ability to critically engage with, discuss and evaluate music video genres, history, aesthetics, production, evolution and budgeting. Students will produce a music video in groups, utilising digital video equipment and working with local musicians.

In order to participate in this course, students must complete a compulsory Workplace Occupational Health and Safety requirement. Students will receive full information on this Compulsory Course Component in the course outline provided by the school.

Available in 2015

Callaghan CampusSemester 2
Previously offered in 2014
ObjectivesIn this course students will:
1. develop skills, knowledge and understandings relevant to music video production;

2. develop creative problem solving skills;

3. develop independence and self-reliance when attempting to realise an artistic vision that is tied to budgetary limits;

4. apply their knowledge in a variety of genres within an ethical and aesthetic framework;

5. develop critical skills when relating to music video genres and their production.
Content1. Music video history and evolution

2. Music video budgeting, planning and pitching

3. Music video production

4. Music video editing

5. Copyright issues

6. Lighting

7. Safety on sets

8. Production design
Industrial Experience0
Assumed KnowledgeCMNS1030 and CMNS1040 or CMNS1230 and CMNS1004. It will be assumed that students can demonstrate understanding and the ability to implement digital video production methods and post-production methods utilising software programs. Software and camera operation will not be taught in this course - it is assumed knowledge. It is also assumed students will have an understanding of key concepts in communication and media studies.
Modes of DeliveryInternal Mode
Teaching MethodsProblem Based Learning
Student Projects
Assessment Items
Essays / Written Assignments
Quiz - On-line
Contact HoursWorkshop: for 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
Lecture: for 1 hour(s) per Week for 7 weeks
Workshop: for 1 hour(s) per Week for 1 weeks
Compulsory Components
Requisite by EnrolmentThis course is only available to students enrolled in the Bachelor of Communication, Bachelor of IT, Bachelor of Visual Communication, Bachelor of Natural History Illustration, Bachelor Fine Arts and Bachelor of Communication/Bachelor of Laws.
Compulsory Course ComponentWHS-Safety Induction or Risk Assessment. Compulsory Course Component: In order to participate in this course students must complete a compulsory safety induction (equipment usage).
Timetables2015 Course Timetables for CMNS2040