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Curriculum 2023



Subject Name Multimedia
Year Level 11
Subject Length Semester
Subject Type Optional
Year 12 Pathway Year 12 Creative Arts
Staff Contact Graham Murphy


Students have the opportunity for specialised study in Multimedia with a focus on film making and special effects. Students understand the filmmaking process through theory and practice utilising various technologies. This includes a DSLR camera, Adobe Premiere and After Effects for filming and editing in the green-screen studio. Tasks involve individual and collaborative approaches to enable individuals to demonstrate their ability to work effectively in a film crew on shared ideas. 


Folio  50% 

  • Special Effects Folio  40%  
    To demonstrate skills and knowledge in Adobe After Effects and Premiere through a series of mini-projects leading to the creation of a show-reel. A PowerPoint will be submitted in support of the processes used in each project - 250 words.
  • Movie Analysis – Investigation  10%  
    Students analyse a three-act animation for effectiveness as a communications product. They identify various camera shots/transitions and camera movements within their chosen animation and relate this to effective storytelling - 500 words.
Product  50%  
  • Major Practical - In negotiation with the teacher, students plan, produce and make a short film. They work in film crews within the school environment and/or outside of school in the production phase to execute filming sequences before post-production (editing) is completed individually. Students submit a product record, including scripting, storyboarding and evaluation in support of their final short film - 750 words.

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