Undergraduate Course: Video for Artists (intensive) (LLLA07099)
|School||Centre for Open Learning
||College||College of Humanities and Social Science
|Credit level (Normal year taken)||SCQF Level 7 (Year 1 Undergraduate)
||Availability||Not available to visiting students
|Summary||THIS 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.
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
||Other requirements|| None
Course Delivery Information
|Not being delivered|
On completion of this course, the student will be able to:
- By the end of the course, through attending classes and engaging in directed and independent study, students should be able to:
research, plan and storyboard ideas for a range of short video works which consider a range of contemporary video practice in art and design
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;
Present a final edited digital video sequence which has considered both context and impact.
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
|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.
|Course organiser||Mr Robbie Bushe
|Course secretary||Mr Benjamin McNab
Tel: (0131 6)51 4832