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Master of Production Design for Screen

    • CRICOS Code: 081322M

    What will I study?

    Overview

    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.

    Subjects studied

    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.

    INDUSTRY INVESTIGATION

    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.

    PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE

    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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