Digital Video Camera Techniques

DDM20003 12.5 Credit Points Hawthorn, Sarawak Available to incoming Study Abroad and Exchange students


  • One Semester or equivalent

Contact hours

  • 36 Hours per Semester

On-campus unit delivery combines face-to-face and digital learning.

2022 teaching periods


Higher Ed. Semester 2

1 Aug 22 - 30 Oct 22

6 Dec 22

Last self enrolment:
14 Aug 22

31 Aug 22

Last withdraw without fail:
16 Sep 22


50 Credit Points from one of the following courses:
BH-DESCMN2 - Bachelor of Design (Communication Design) (Honours)
BH-FTV2 - Bachelor of Film and Television (Honours), BA-FTV3 - Bachelor of Film and Television
BA-ANI - Bachelor of Animation
BB-DESMCMN - Bachelor of Design/Bachelor of Media and Communication
BA-EDUSEC - Bachelor of Education (Secondary) 
BA-DESCMN3 - Bachelor of Design (Communication Design)
BA-DESCMN3S - Bachelor of Design (Communication Design)
BA-DESDMD2 - Bachelor of Design (Digital Media Design)
BA-DES - Bachelor of Design
BB-DESBUS - Bachelor of Design/Bachelor of Business
BA-GAMIA - Bachelor of Games and Interactivity
BA-FTVANI - Bachelor of Film and Television (Animation)
BA-SCRPRD - Bachelor of Screen Production

Aims and objectives

This unit introduces students to the basic principles of digital video camera technology, production, lighting, digital video terminology, audio-recording, narrative development and digital video editing techniques.

Students who successfully complete this unit will be able to:
1. Critically evaluate digital video technologies identifying constraints, capabilities and impact on design practice in a project proposal,
2. Examine software capabilities through the production of practical design tasks,
3. Choose specialized digital media design software to achieve outcomes of an advanced level
4. Develop a digital media design project that integrates conceptual development, technology and stylistic decision-making and resolution to a professional level.