Radical strategies in screenwriting 1

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Code Completion Credits Range Language Instruction Semester
301RS1 Z 1 2T Czech winter

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Learning outcomes of the course unit

Overview of various dramaturgy strategies, not only in film. Introduction to editing issues and the various roles of the scriptwriter and dramaturgist in film, theatre and radio.

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Prerequisites and co-requisites

Basic bearing in scriptwriting and dramaturgy

Course contents

Introduction to a wider theory and historical context of the various forms of acting in relation to dramaturgy, scripts, dramas or notes. Broadening the view of the role of the scriptwriter beyond film arts towards theatre, editing and radio, performance or happening and specific approaces required by those.

Recommended or required reading

Bertold Brecht - Myšlenky

Sergej Ejzenštejn - O stavbě uměleckého díla

Walter Benjamin - Umělecké dílo ve věku své technické reprodukovatelnosti, Autor jako producent

Hans-Thies Lehmann - Postdramatické divadlo

Erika Fischer-Lichte - Estetika performativity

Peter Brook - Pohyblivý bod, prázdný prostor, Nitky času

Erving Goffman - Všichni hrajeme divadlo

Arnold Aronson - Americké avantgardní divadlo

Tomáš Dvořák (ed.) - Kapitoly z dějin a teorie umění

Nicolas Bourriaud - Postprodukce

Jozef Cseres, Michal Murin (ed.) - Od analogového k digitálnému

M. Dreysse / F. Malzacher (ed.) - Experts of the Everyday. The Theatre of Rimini Protokoll

Tim Etchells - Doing Time

Assessment methods and criteria

Credit is awarded for class participation (paper, discussion) and attendance with a maximum of 3 absences per semester. The exam will be assigned based on the completion of the course paper of a minimum of 5 standard pages.


Class participation is important as well as preparations at home (study of recommended writings).

Schedule for winter semester 2019/2020:

room 432
Room No. 432

(Lažanský palác)
Date Day Time Tutor Location Notes No. of paralel
Thu 12:20–13:55 Lukáš JIŘIČKA Room No. 432
Lažanský palác

Schedule for summer semester 2019/2020:

The schedule has not yet been prepared

The subject is a part of the following study plans