Prague - A Long Story Short

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Code Completion Credits Range Language Instruction Semester
311PLSS Z 2 English winter

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Learning outcomes of the course unit

Students should learn to load and operate a Bolex 16 mm camera and to edit a film copy on a flatbed.

Mode of study

Practical exercise.

Prerequisites and co-requisites


Course contents

Documentary exercise shot on 16mm Bolex camera in the space of Prague. Final film consist of real situation of larger scale shot with a narrative element. A developing real situation followed in such a way, that a character, a prop or some aspect of environment create a chance to introduce gradual development and frames the whole situation and theme.

We will brainstorm and choose together a concrete event / situation / place where the shooting is situated. 2 reells (each 3 mins.) of 16mm footage represents a challenge to combine preparation and openness to what is happening - including the prediction and decisions what must be shot.

Final length: 1-3 mins.

Recommended or required reading


Assessment methods and criteria

Even though pass/fail grade assigned the exercise is thoroughly evaluated during the Fall term projects projection by all present tutors, teachers and guests.



Further information

No schedule has been prepared for this course

The subject is a part of the following study plans