CCI100 Introduction to Media Production (8)


The ability to operate effectively across a range of media platforms is essential for students entering careers in the fields of communication, art, design and media production. This subject provides an introduction to a range of audio and visual production techniques that students will use throughout their degree and subsequent careers.

+ Subject Availability Modes and Location

Session 1
InternalBathurst Campus
InternalPort Macquarie
InternalWagga Wagga Campus
DistanceWagga Wagga Campus
Continuing students should consult the SAL for current offering details: CCI100
Where differences exist between the Handbook and the SAL, the SAL should be taken as containing the correct subject offering details.

Subject information

Duration Grading System School:
One sessionHD/FLSchool of Communication and Creative Industries

Assumed Knowledge

Upon enrolling in this subject it is expected that the student has demonstrated some interest in digital content creation and has functional knowledge in using computers.

Enrolment restrictions

Not available to students who have already completed VFX102, MPI110 or MPI206.
Incompatible subject(s)
COM108 MPI110 MPI206 VFX102

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this subject, students should:
  • be able to use a range of techniques to capture, edit and publish audio and moving images
  • be able to construct narratives using audio and video production processes
  • be able to appropriately use the various file formats used to publish audio, moving images and web media
  • be able to create and maintain a personal website and online profile
  • be able to produce and critique creative works made using audio, video and web processes


The subject will cover the following topics:
  • fundamental principles of narrative
  • foundational techniques for capturing, editing and publishing audio and moving images
  • media production standards, techniques and applications
  • time, project and asset management
  • conceptualisation, planning and production processes for audio, video and web


The information contained in the 2016 CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: 06 September 2016. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.