Module Title:   Visualization and Storyboarding

Module Credit:   20

Module Code:   EM-4085D

Academic Year:   2015/6

Teaching Period:   Semester 2

Module Occurrence:   A

Module Level:   FHEQ Level 7

Module Type:   Standard module

Provider:   Film & Media

Related Department/Subject Area:   School of Computing, Informatics and Media (Bradford Media School)

Principal Co-ordinator:   Will Godfrey

Additional Tutor(s):   Charlie Meecham

Prerequisite(s):   None

Corequisite(s):   None

Aims:
To enable students to develop, critically apply and realise a sophisticated range of practical and conceptual approaches to storyboarding, design and the visualisation of ideas and creative concepts for use in videographic/animation projects.

Learning Teaching & Assessment Strategy:
Instruction is delivered through a series of lectures, workshops, crits and tutorials and applied in directed study. Learning aims are assessed via a portfolio of appropriate visual development material and a one minute film based on that material. Supplementary assessment entails repairing any deficiency in the relevant area of the module.

Lectures:   15.00          Directed Study:   164.00           
Seminars/Tutorials:   6.00          Other:   0.00           
Laboratory/Practical:   15.00          Formal Exams:   0.00          Total:   200.00

On successful completion of this module you will be able to...

demonstrate through portfolio and production systematic knowledge and understanding of appropriate creative approaches to visualising and storyboarding ideas and narratives for videographic/animated works.

On successful completion of this module you will be able to...

demonstrate advanced rendering and realisation skills in visualising and storyboarding ideas and narratives for videographic/animated projects.

On successful completion of this module you will be able to...

demonstrate advanced visual communication and presentation skills.

  Coursework   60%
 
  Portfolio of storyboards and other visual materials
  Presentation   40%
 
  One minute video/animatic/animation based on a storyboard from the portfolio

Outline Syllabus:
Visual research and literacy; how to concretize ideas and concepts; narrative theory; visual narrative; storyboarding; visual codes in audiovisual media; sequencing; visual style; cinematic realisation; dramaturgy; portfolio presentation.

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