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Undergraduate Course: Video for Artists (LLLA07040)

Course Outline
SchoolEdinburgh College of Art CollegeCollege of Humanities and Social Science
Credit level (Normal year taken)SCQF Level 7 (Year 1 Undergraduate) AvailabilityNot available to visiting students
SCQF Credits10 ECTS Credits5
SummaryTHIS IS A FOR-CREDIT COURSE OFFERED BY THE OFFICE OF LIFELONG LEARNING (OLL); ONLY STUDENTS REGISTERED WITH OLL SHOULD BE ENROLLED.

This course introduces the moving image for students and artists interested in developing creative ideas with video. The focus will be on the fundamentals of moving image and time-based media, together with digital video editing. The course covers developing concepts for moving image work using storyboarding, capturing and importing video, creating a rough-cut edit, fine-tuning the edit, working with effects and transitions, working with sound, and exporting a short video piece for DVD. Students will also have the opportunity to view and discuss a range of contemporary artists┐ video and short films.
Course description Not entered
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
Pre-requisites Co-requisites
Prohibited Combinations Other requirements None
Course Delivery Information
Not being delivered
Learning Outcomes
By the end of the course, through attending classes and engaging in directed and independent study, students should be able to:

RESEARCH
Develop contextual and critical thinking though the production of a reflective visual moving image journal to support the planning and creative development of project work.

PRACTICE
Shoot, import and edit video footage, and apply appropriate digital video editing effects, transitions and sound to create a short 1 ┐ 3 minute video piece.

PRESENT
Prepare video appropriately for viewing, and present a finished authored DVD with supporting contextual material
Reading List
Recommended

Rush, M., 2007. Video Art. London: Thames and Hudson.
Elwes, C., 2005. Video Art: A Guided Tour. London; New York: I.B. Tauris.
Figgis, M., 2007. Digital Film-making. London: Faber and Faber.
Newton, D., 2007. Digital filmmaking 101: an essential guide to producing low-budget movies. Studio City, CA: Michael Wiese Productions.
Additional Information
Graduate Attributes and Skills Ability to make effective use of a digital video camera and digital video editing software
Ability to make short digital video films
Ability to undertake research and reflective practice and apply these in the context of video within visual culture
KeywordsNot entered
Contacts
Course organiserMr Robbie Bushe
Tel:
Email: r.bushe@ed.ac.uk
Course secretaryMs Sherrey Landles
Tel: (0131 6)50 4400
Email: s.landles@ed.ac.uk
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