CS4340
DIGITAL SPECIAL EFFECTS (2015/2016, Semester 2) 

 MODULE OUTLINE Created: 29-Dec-2010, Updated: 07-Jan-2016
 
Module Code CS4340
Module Title DIGITAL SPECIAL EFFECTS
Semester Semester 2, 2015/2016
Modular Credits 4
Faculty School of Computing
Department Computer Science
Timetable Timetable/Teaching Staff
Module Facilitators
ASSOC PROF Terence Sim Lecturer
MR Denny Iskandar Part-time Lecturer
Weblinks
http://www.comp.nus.edu.sg/~cs4340/
Main course web site.
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Tags movies,sfx


Learning Outcomes | Prerequisites | Teaching Modes | Preclusions | Workload


 LEARNING OUTCOMES Top
This module aims at teaching multimedia techniques for creating digital specia effects video. It allows the students to explore their creativity while extending their skills in multimedia technologies. Topics covered include elements of special effects, camera work, storyline and storyboard, digital compositing, matchmoving, video effects, CG effects, 2D/3D morphing, realistic rendering, sound effects, case studies. The students are required to analyse and critique special effects in movies. The module culminates in a short video project that demonstrates the students’ creativity and innovation in using various techniques to create a captivating and stunning digital special effects video.


 PREREQUISITES Top
CS3343 and (CS4243 or CS4247 or CS4342)


 TEACHING MODES Top
3-hour weekly lectures.


 PRECLUSIONS Top
CS5245 (old code).


 WORKLOAD Top
2-0-1-5-2