This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to refine digital media techniques and to develop own digital art style in a body of creative work. This occurs through a process of research, refinement and evaluation, and encompasses animation, video and sound production.  It applies to individuals whose professional practice includes the creation of digital media works. Work could be completely digital or an integration of digital and traditional media.

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Vocational and further education (TAFE)
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Assessment tasks will be designed to reinforce and extend knowledge and skill competence within set and controlled parameters in accordance with each unit's learning outcomes and performance criteria requirements, including the setting of work based practical application tasks designed to provide evidence of competence outcomes, within periodic and scheduled timelines. Students will be expected to demonstrate the following required skills: - research and evaluate digital media techniques that can be applied to own style; - evolve and refine use of digital media techniques through experimentation and document how experiments have informed own work; - produce a coherent body of professional digital artwork that demonstrates developing expertise and individual style, and; - evaluate own performance and techniques to identify opportunities for own creative practice. Note: If a specific volume or frequency is not stated, then evidence must be provided at least once.Students will also be expected to demonstrate the following knowledge: - describe the relationship between digital media technique, particular effects and ideas in the work of relevant artists and in the context of own practice; - identify a range of information sources that support research in digital media techniques; - outline the intellectual property considerations relevant to producing digital media works, and; - explain key safety requirements for digital media work.

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