Master of Production Design for Screen
- CRICOS Code: 081322M
What will I study?
Gain a deep understanding of the discipline of design for screen. Take on key roles in the development of artistic works, including: decision making, implementation of ideas and leadership of teams.
DESIGN PROCESSES AND PRINCIPLES
Learn about the design process, script analysis, visual language and research for design. Explore these concepts both theoretically and practically though studio-based classes and design projects.
DESIGN REALISATION AND COLLABORATION
Take on practical workshops and group projects, developing skills in collaboration and design realisation. Collaborators may include other designers, directors, animators, and cinematographers.
DESIGN DOCUMENTATION AND COMMUNICATION
Develop the fundamental skills and techniques for documenting and communicating designs for screen including, model making, perspective drawing, storyboarding, digital visualisation and CAD drafting.
ROLES AND PROCESSES IN THE ART DEPARTMENT
Gain an understanding and insight into how the Art Department operates. Areas covered include art direction, budgeting, scheduling, continuity, standby props and clearances.
GRAPHICS FOR STAGE AND SCREEN
Develop skills in utilising computer graphics software to communicate design concepts and produce items for actual use on screen including printed props and on-screen graphics.
Gain an understanding of design in your specialist area: live performance or screen. The investigation may include an internship on a professional production, attachment to a practicing designer or research into the industry you are preparing to enter.
Through a series of guest lectures and projects, gain a deeper understanding of the industry you are about to enter. Learn how to promote yourself to gain employment and develop the skills you will need to manage a successful freelance career .
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200 point program
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