Mentor Workshop: Editing 2
Name of lecturer(s)
Learning outcomes of the course unit
The primary aim of this workshop is to introduce the main topics associated with film editing such as the shot, camera angle, camera movement, space and time, composition, continuity editing, film sound, sound and space, film music, etc.. Students will also focus on the script, to its narrative structure, story and plot, character and conflict.
Students will learn the process of editing fiction and documentary films by applying both storytelling and technical skills. Students should understand their role as an essential co-operator and not only capable technician.
The aim of this group exercise from the Montage point of view is a practical use of theoretical knowledge gained in the studies, as well as development of basic professional habits in the collaboration with the director and other co-workers during the creation of a film work.
Mode of study
Prerequisites and co-requisites
The workshop is defined space-time in which students receive pedagogical leadership not only in school exercises and work on their studies, but also in the wider framework of their future profession. Based on theoretical and practical reflections on specific topics builds a method of specific „film“ thinking.
The workshop should accentuate the open form of thinking about film and through the film, namely video and audio.
Recommended or required reading
The Art of the Film, by Ernest Lindgren, 292 pages, Publisher: Spalding Press (December 20, 2011), Language: English, ISBN-10: 1447442393
The Technique of Film Editing, Compiled by Karel Reisz, Gavin Millar Editioni llustrated Publisher Focal Press, 2010 ISBN 0240521854, 9780240521855 Length 346 pages
In the Blink of an Eye, by Walter Murch, Silman-James Pr; 2. revised edition (2001), ISBN-10: 1879505622 | ISBN-13: 978-1879505629, 148 pages
Assessment methods and criteria
Credit is awarded based on: - activity in the lectures/exercises/classes
- presentation of the editing co-operations and department exercises
- minimum 70% participation in the total classes.
- completion of a film and a submitted explication.
Schedule for winter semester 2019/2020:
The schedule has not yet been prepared
Schedule for summer semester 2019/2020:
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The subject is a part of the following study plans
- Academy Preparation Program - Editing (qualification subject)