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Undergraduate Course: Video for Artists (intensive) (LLLA07099)

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 ONLY 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 the 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
On completion of this course, the student will be able to:
  1. By the end of the course, through attending classes and engaging in directed and independent study, students should be able to:

    RESEARCH
    research, plan and storyboard ideas for a range of short video works which consider a range of contemporary video practice in art and design
  2. PRACTICE
    develop their own creative approaches to taking, editing and presenting video showing an understanding of how to use effects, transitions and sound to create a considered short video piece for DVD;
  3. PRESENT
    Present a final edited digital video sequence which has considered both context and impact.
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 Using a digital video camera and digital video editing tools effectively
Considering compositional devices for visual communication of video ideas.
Ability to undertake research and reflective practice and apply these in the context of digital 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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