Year 9 - Photography & Media (Elective)


This is an elective that can be chosen for one semester where students collaboratively plan, design, interpret and present a clay animation.  They also create a web page and promotional poster.  They learn the conventions of media production planning, designate appropriate video production roles and evaluate professional animation productions. They use a range of traditional and contemporary media materials, equipment and technologies.


Students produce a clay animation, maintaining a record of the creating and making process and explain their decisions about how they present it for specific purposes and audiences


DV Video Camera
Digital still Camera
Sound equipment
Lighting equipment
imovie editing software
Celtx Scriptwriting and production planning software
Folio workbook
istopmotion animation capture software
Modelling Clay and wire
Art Supplies


Possible pathway could lead into -

Yr 10 Visual Art

SUBJECT/UNIT DESCRIPTION Students in Year 10 at MFGSC may elect to take Visual ART for one semester.   Creating and Making Design Elements and Design Principles used to…


Unit Description Students selecting this elective should be undertaking regular instrumental or vocal tuition. Students further refine their skills on an instrument or voice. Students use communication, technological…

Performing Arts

Ever seen GPAC or been to a professional theatre? Do you DREAM of performing on the same stage as professionals? Perhaps you want to work backstage doing lighting,…

Photography / Media

COURSE DESCRIPTION Students will be introduced and become involved in creating visual work using both ‘wet darkroom’ and ‘digital’ methods of photography. They will experience the use of the…


COURSE DESCRIPTION The course will entail 5 periods per week, for 1 Semester, and will focus on developing students’ design skills. Their imagination, individuality and originality are encouraged. If students enjoy sketching and…