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311POR credit 4 English winter

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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!!


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.


Sound students will record all production sound, collaborate with director and editor in post-production (sound editing and sound design) and be present at the final sound mix session.

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.

Further information

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