Post Production for Digital Video

DDM20007 12.5 Credit Points Hawthorn 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

Aims and objectives

This unit aims to expand on student’s knowledge and skills in compositing visual elements. Students will be given the opportunity to explore various techniques using digital tools and encouraged to develop independent study, research and development skills. Skills and knowledge may be applied to commercial outcomes in the film, special effects, animation and computer game industries.
Students who successfully complete this unit will be able to:
1. Use language and terminology specific to post production and compositing in supporting project material.
2. Illustrate meaning and mood through a digital video composite.
3. Integrate compositing techniques, principles and workflows in the production of digital video outcome.
4. Compose a digital video outcome that combines sound and visual elements.
5. Evaluate planning, research and management strategies in a technical journal.