Assessment 3: Moving image project

Marked out of 100 – 40%

Create a 60 second audiovisual poem Where I’m from. This work builds on both your assessments 1 and 2 but needs not be locked into the content of your previous projects. You are free to introduce new shots, revise edits, or even begin again based on the comments and feedback received. In addition to your original media (collected in the first 2 projects), you may incorporate camera movements, synchronised spoken words, location sound recordings, still images, and other media into this final piece.

The focus of this audiovisual poem is the relationship between the audio and visual media in conveying meaning and expressing emotions. How does each of these media function in your work? What are their roles? How do they work together? Write a project statement (150 words) that address these questions to accompany your final submission.

Research and Development
Research and analyse both conventional cinematic language and experimental forms. Formulate and experiment with the relationship between the audio and visual media. You are encouraged to explore both conventional cinematic language discussed in lectures (weeks 7 and 8) as well as experimental forms presented(weeks 9 – 11). Workshop exercises will introduce you to post-production methods that may further shape your work.

Due Date
Week 13 in class

Digital video file (with sound)
Project statement (150 words)

Assessment Criteria

  • Depth and breadth of research into both conventional and experimental audiovisual works
  • Conceptual exploration of the topic and theme
  • Effective use of audio and visual media in conveying meaning
  • Execution and presentation of ideas through the audiovisual form

Submission Method
Electronic submission via Subject blog
To be accompanied by in-class presentation and critique

Subject Learning Outcome Addressed
This assessment task addresses Subject Learning Outcomes:

  1. Critically discuss the history and aesthetics of media art in relation to their own practice.
  2. Produce critically engaged creative experimental work.
  3. Engage in fundamental creative and technical digital media production tasks.
  4. Follow both basic audiovisual and digital media production principles in the successful completion of media art work.

References and Resources
Analyse conventional and mainstream cinematic features, arthouse productions, short works, and television series in how audio and visual media work together. Examples of still and moving image works discussed in lectures and workshops are good places to start.