Media and document 2021 MFDF Jihlava

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Code Completion Credits Range Language Instruction Semester
300MMD Z 1 30 seminar hours (45 min) of instruction per semester, 3 to 8 hours of self-study English, Czech winter

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Learning outcomes of the course unit

Writing a professional text under the supervision of an experienced journalist. The five best texts will be published on the portal and their authors will be offered cooperation with foreign editors of the Modern Times Review. The student will gain valuable knowledge and practical experience shared by experts from the international and czech scene, feedback on their text and the possibility of cooperation with renowned foreign and czech periodicals.

Mode of study

Teaching is led by lecture blocks and practical exercises in writing the text of reviews, interviews, commentaries, essays, etc..

Prerequisites and co-requisites

Personal participation of students at the Jihlava IDFF from 27 to 31 October 2021.

Course contents


Truls Lie (Norway) On Modern Times Review as a magazine & the structure of an essayistic review / EN

Melita Zajc (Slovenia) On critique & Various approaches to film analyses / EN

Steve Rickinson On Writing in English / EN

Carmen Gray (Germany) Practical examples and analyses of film critique / EN

Andrea Průchova Hrůzova (Czech Republic) Reviews in the professional press / CZ

Kamil Fila (Czech Republic) Reviews in print and online media / CZ

Lucie Česalkova (Czech Republic) Interview / CZ

TBC Commentary / CZ

TBC Essay / CZ

Recommended or required reading

There is no list of recommended or required literature.

Assessment methods and criteria

Course web page


Accreditation for Media and Document works as a classic festival accreditation. Students have access to the festival program (except the industry program), plus the Media and Documentary seminar.

The student must arrange accommodation in Jihlava and pay for it from his own resources.

The cheapest accommodation is a hostel iin Třešť or a gym in Jihlava.

Or it is possible to book a place in one of the hostels (list on request), price 340 CZK / night.

Contact person: Andrea Petrovicova,

Further information

No schedule has been prepared for this course

The subject is a part of the following study plans