VFX301 Visual Production Project (16)

The student develops proposals for significant major works or a significant contribution to major collaborative projects in which their contribution is appropriate to their area of specialisation. In this subject the student, individually or as a member of a team, produces and designs production projects that reflect their expertise in animation and visual effects. This may involve any combination of digital sound, music, text, and/or video, image creation and manipulation, animation, 3D modelling or other special effects, interactive techniques and/or other multimedia processes.

Subject Outlines
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Session 1 (30)
On Campus
Wagga Wagga Campus

Continuing students should consult the SAL for current offering details: VFX301. Where differences exist between the Handbook and the SAL, the SAL should be taken as containing the correct subject offering details.

Subject Information

Grading System



One session


School of Communication and Creative Industries

Assumed Knowledge

VFX205, VFX206 and VFX220

Incompatible Subjects


Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this subject, students should:
  • be able to demonstrate aesthetic conceptual and technical solutions to the authoring of a complex multimedia project appropriate to an informational, artistic, educational or entertainment context as relevant to their intended career paths and/or specialisation;
  • be able to demonstrate research capabilities and document issues of studio and project management in digital content creation and production;
  • be able to demonstrate time and resource management; and
  • be able to demonstrate working effectively in a team environment and meet deadlines.


This subject will cover the following topics:
  • Analysis of specific historical and contemporary works of visual arts in contexts relevant to the projects being undertaken
  • Analysis of media asset production strategies and techniques for particular multimedia projects in contexts relevant to the projects being undertaken
  • Documenting studio and project management issues in multimedia production
  • Research into studio and project management issues in multimedia production
  • Participating in collaborative projects


Current Students

For any enquiries about subject selection or course structure please contact Student Central or ask@csu.edu.au or phone on 1800 275 278.

Prospective Students

For further information about Charles Sturt University, or this course offering, please contact info.csu on 1800 275 278 (free call within Australia) or enquire online.

The information contained in the 2018 CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: August 2018. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.