This second year unit explores the range of techniques used in both picture and audio post production in the screen media industry, The unit includes both theoretical and practical exercises based around students' own production work and the post production workflow.

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Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:
  1. Analyse and evaluate a range of picture and post production techniques through research and written reflection, connecting to practice.  
  2. Evaluate the workflow for specific areas of post-production;  
  3. Apply audio post techniques to produced project work; and  
  4. Apply picture post techniques to produced project work.  


Assessment type Description Grade
Essay Analysis of applied post production techniques 30%
Creative Works Post production of produced audio exercise and written reflection 30%
Creative Works Post production of produced picture exercise and written reflection 40%

Required reading

Students will be provided with weekly material on VU Collaborate to support the curriculum.

The definitive guide to DaVinci Resolve 15:Editing, Color, Audio and Effects 2018
Dion Scoppettuolo,Paul Saccone, August 14, 2018
Blackmagic Design

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