Multimedia and Animation

Course code INFT3302Units 10Level 3000Faculty of Science and Information TechnologySchool of Design, Communication and IT

Multimedia and animation are important parts of the entertainment, design and IT industries. Computer-aided animation, special effects, lighting, spatial relationships and 3D-model construction all fall within the role animation plays in today's multimedia and digital content creation. This course emphasises the design and implementation of 2D and 3D-animation for a wide variety of multimedia products. The outcome of the course is the production and implementation of a variety of animations and models into multimedia and digital content projects.

Available in 2015

Callaghan CampusSemester 2
Previously offered in 2014
ObjectivesOn completion of this course, students will be able to:

1. Design and create animation using computerised animation tools.
2. Design and create 2D and 3D-models.
3. Include animation into digital content and multimedia products.
Content1. Basic capabilities and limitations of animation tools,
2. Uses of animation in multimedia,
3. Key-frame animation,
4. Design and construction of 3D models,
5. Spline and polygon modeling techniques.
6. Texturing,
7. Lighting,
8. Rendering,
9. Particle systems & dynamics,
10. Compositing,
11. VRML
Replacing Course(s)N/A
Industrial Experience0
Assumed KnowledgeINFT3201 (or equivalent) or DESN1300 and DESN2310. Not to count with DESN2240 or DESN2250.
Modes of DeliveryInternal Mode
Teaching MethodsProblem Based Learning
Integrated Learning
Self Directed Learning
Student Projects
Computer Lab
Assessment Items
Examination: Formal
Presentations - Group
Contact HoursLecture: for 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
Computer Lab: for 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
Timetables2015 Course Timetables for INFT3302