That’s Amore (This is love)!
This course is an exciting blend of drama, film-making and the Italian language.
You will produce your own short film, by writing a script, rehearsing, dressing-up, filming and editing. You will make use of the green-screen and high-quality cameras to put yourselves in front of a variety of scenes. You will also learn to use advanced editing software.
Many skills, and lots of fun!
LEADERSHIP IN TECHNOLOGY
Today’s generation is the first to be fortunate enough to be digital natives, as opposed to digital learners. Baden Powell College is an environment that is rich in technological equipment. Students who choose this choice subject will be able to develop their own digital knowledge and expertise and begin to share this with other community members, such as teachers and younger students. This unit is for those of us who would like to explore the advancement of technology further.
LIGHTS, CAMERA, ACTION
In this elective you will have the opportunity to develop skillsets in 2D and 3D animation. You will also have the opportunity to work in studio and on location situations, learning to use different technologies: cameras, microphones, lighting, sound and editing software to create collaborative and self-driven projects.
For those who might foresee a future in marketing and advertising, this unit is for you. Advertising operates across a wide variety of media platforms, including print, online, radio and television. In this unit, you will be able to study existing advertisements and use this knowledge to create your own.
INSTRUMENTS FROM AROUND THE WORLD
This unit is designed for students who are keen to develop a passion in one instrument, or be exposed to a wide variety of musical instruments. Students will be able to develop an understanding of musical concepts and learn to master the art of performing with a musical instrument.
SONG AND DANCE
This unit is written for those who would like to develop their ability as performers in the areas of song and dance. Australia has a proud history of developing talented individuals who ply their trade on the international stage in the entertainment industry. If there is a part of you who likes to sing and dance, this unit is designed for you!
You are able to focus on different craftsmanship an artist would use when drawing with pencil, to painting with a paintbrush, to sewing a plush toy and when creating a clay sculpture. You will explore the use of line when drawing a self-portrait and when creating a one-point perspective drawing of a city. You will explore Kinetic Art techniques when producing Optical Illusion artwork. You can enhance your understanding of watercolour painting skills and understand the Colour Theory when painting landscapes and abstract collage. You can learn to join, mould and design a Greek style vessel made out of clay. You will explore the process of under-glazing to a final touch to your finished product. You can explore the ‘Day of the Dead’ celebration and the qualities of textiles when planning and developing your sugar skull plush toy, and experiment with various sewing techniques. Construction in this subject will give you opportunities to explore the many works of installation artists and demonstrate knowledge of the principles of art, colour, shape and pattern through a relief sculpture.
Wood Technology students will be introduced to investigating, producing and evaluating using a range of different types of wood. The students will explore and demonstrate safe working practices when working with a range of hand tools, machines and equipment, to produce unique personalised projects. They will analyse, evaluate and self-assess their work by writing reflections, on what went well and areas for improvement in their project. Students will gain an understanding of the different hand tools, their uses, the different wood technology machines, different types of wood and their characteristics.