ADA302 - Animation Project

Unit details


2024 unit information

Enrolment modes:Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Online
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit Chair:Trimester 2: Simeon Taylor



Students must have completed two ADA coded units

Incompatible with: AMC340
Typical study commitment:

Students will on average spend 150-hours over the teaching period undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.

This will include educator guided online learning activities within the unit site.

Educator-facilitated (scheduled) learning activities - on-campus unit enrolment:

1 x 4-hour seminar per week

Educator-facilitated (scheduled) learning activities - online unit enrolment:

1 x 4-hour online seminar per week


In this unit students create an animation project. Under staff supervision, students individually or in groups advance their ideas through development and final presentation in the form of a major animation project. This unit encourages students to engage in professional creative production tasks involving: (team) management principles, research methodology, project development, pre-production and production management on animation projects. Peer review is an important part of the professional development of creative arts practitioners. Students are expected to work toward folio standards to produce a work that could be accepted and screened in a number of industry contexts.

ULO These are the Learning Outcomes (ULO) for this unit. At the completion of this unit, successful students can: Deakin Graduate Learning Outcomes

Devise, design and deliver a cohesive and creative animation, drawing on animation principles and methods.

GLO1: Discipline-specific knowledge and capabilities


Apply project development, pre-production and production management to the delivery of an animation project.

GLO1: Discipline-specific knowledge and capabilities

ULO3 Work collaboratively to ideate and apply a range of specialist audio-visual techniques and strategies to the production of a work of animation.

GLO1: Discipline-specific knowledge and capabilities

GLO7: Teamwork


Analyze and apply conceptual, technical and aesthetic ideas through the medium of animation and reflect on these in the context of creative practice.

GLO1: Discipline-specific knowledge and capabilities

GLO4: Critical thinking

GLO6: Self-management


Assessment Description Student output Grading and weighting
(% total mark for unit)
Indicative due week
Assessment 1: Proposal (pitch)   20% Week 4
Assessment 2: Work in progress report    30% Week 6
Assessment 3: Major creative project presentation screening   50% Week 12

The assessment due weeks provided may change. The Unit Chair will clarify the exact assessment requirements, including the due date, at the start of the teaching period.

Learning Resource

There is no prescribed text. Unit materials are provided via the unit site. This includes unit topic readings and references to further information.

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