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Screen Arts

Specialisation

Screen Arts will provide you with a comprehensive introduction to the media of digital film, digital sound, animation and interactive media in the context of contemporary art and cinematic practice. The Screen Arts program encourages the development of individual projects that have distinctive conceptual, aesthetic and technical outcomes. This also includes instruction in the use of film and video cameras, location and studio sound recording techniques, location and studio lighting, digital video editing and motion graphics. You will be encouraged to explore and experiment with the full range of media and technology available in Screen Arts. Outcomes can include the production of digital films, video or sound installations, interactive works and animation projects.

About this major

Over the period of the Master of Contemporary Art course, you will develop a studio project for examination. Weekly art practice group seminars, history and theory of art practice units and regular individual studio tutorials are scheduled each semester to enhance your studio practice. You will also choose two elective units of study in the course from a full range of postgraduate electives offered by SCA. The electives are intended as either an introduction to, or the development of, a skills base according to your individual needs.

Graduate opportunities

Master of Contemporary Art graduates have conceptual and technical skills to consolidate and extend their contemporary art practice, which they have developed through appropriate studio-based methodologies and history and theory seminars. They have a mastery of knowledge in art practice focussed on the practical, theoretical and material context of contemporary art. They are creative and self-motivated. They have produced a substantial and original art project that reflects their creative expertise and knowledge of contemporary art.v
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Units of study in this major

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