SM3701 - Digital Composition

Offering Academic Unit
School of Creative Media
Credit Units
Course Duration
One Semester
Course Offering Term*:
Semester A 2021/22

* The offering term is subject to change without prior notice
Course Aims

Digital composition plays an important role in the digital content creation and entertainment industry especially for creating the digital film, video, animation, video games and visual effects production to organise, manipulate and integrate pictorial information from multiple sources into a single, seamless whole. It also aesthetically enhances and reinforces the believability and a better visual storytelling in context. This subject teaches both the “know-why” and the “know-how” of digital composition from the basic visual component & structure, art & concept of composition and editing, to practical application in digital live action video production. From this subject, the student will learn how to use appropriate principles and techniques for representation, manipulation and composition of pictorial information to synthesise and communicate ideas, which including digital techniques for green screen studio production, professional camera and lighting setup and operation, recording, transcoding, editing, manipulation, alpha masking, layers blending, integration, transformation, chrominance keying, image tracking, colour correction, grading, and the final delivery.

Assessment (Indicative only, please check the detailed course information)

Continuous Assessment: 100%
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