Portrait (DoP)

Not scheduled

Code Completion Credits Range Language Instruction Semester
311PDOP Z 4 English winter

Subject guarantor

Michael GAHUT

Name of lecturer(s)

Michael GAHUT

Learning outcomes of the course unit

Cinematographers learn how to use hend-held camera, they shoot without synch sound.

Mode of study

Practical exercise, shooting.

Prerequisites and co-requisites


Course contents

Students shoot documentary Portrait exercise for Directing, Editing and Documentary specialization APP students.

Please read carefully Portrait exercise aim:

Directing and Editing:

Up to 10 min documetary portrait of a single person in its natural environment (or the envioronment given by the concept). The film might be also fiction, pedagogical aim is to work with one person. Creative limit is no usage of synch sound in direct speech (possibly except of situation). No synch sound!!


The student make a choice of event or a process, which develops in time of few hours, maximum one day, and make a dynamic film report without using synch sound (and making

additional sound composition based on sounds collected on the place. Film uses key elements of real process (characters, way of development) to build narrative structure.

Recommended or required reading


Assessment methods and criteria

Project will be evaluated by Cinematography Mentor during the Fall term screening in February.



Further information

No schedule has been prepared for this course

The subject is a part of the following study plans