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311POR Z 4 English winter

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Name of lecturer(s)


Learning outcomes of the course unit

Students gain knowledge of basics of documentary filmmaking.

Mode of study

Practical exercise

Prerequisites and co-requisites


Course contents

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.


Students shoot for Directing, Editing and Documentary specialization students of Academy Preparation Program.

Recommended or required reading


Assessment methods and criteria

Evaluated collectively within the Fall term project projections in February


Technical details will be given to student by Production manager of FAMU International.

Schedule for winter semester 2021/2022:

The schedule has not yet been prepared

Schedule for summer semester 2021/2022:

The schedule has not yet been prepared

The subject is a part of the following study plans