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Name of lecturer(s)
Valerio Antonio MENDOZA GUILLÉN, Priit POHJALA
Learning outcomes of the course unit
Students gain knowledge of basics of documentary filmmaking.
Mode of study
Prerequisites and co-requisites
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.
No schedule has been prepared for this course