Screenwriting Seminar 1

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Code Completion Credits Range Language Instruction Semester
301SSD1 ZK 4 4T Czech winter

Subject guarantor

Lubor DOHNAL, Jaroslav POZZI

Name of lecturer(s)

Lubor DOHNAL, Jaroslav POZZI

Learning outcomes of the course unit

Adopting the particulars of film screenplay writing.

Mode of study

Exercises and presentations

Prerequisites and co-requisites

Creativity, openness to inspiration from the instructor and colleagues, sensitivity, ability to apply experience.

Course contents

Students write from class to class literary etudes over assigned topics. They learn to narrarate using images, work with film time, short and editing connections, signifying details. Students learn to write dialogues, develop characters, consider the history of characters, develop events, create significant images, create plots and write for the film image medium which will play out in relation to time, work with the sound track and purposeful descriptions.

Recommended or required reading

Jean Claude Carriére - VYPRÁVĚT PŘÍBĚH,

Syd Field - JAK NAPSAT DOBRÝ SCÉNÁŘ,

Andrzej Wajda - MOJE FILMY,

Walter Kerr - JAN NEPSAT HRU,

Hitchcock - Truffaut - ROZHOVORY,

Ingmar Bergman - LATERNA MAGICA,

Ingmar Bergman - OBRÁZKY,

James Mocaco - JAK ČÍST FILM,

Charles Chaplin - MŮJ ŽIVOTOPIS,

Buster Keaton - MŮJ NÁDHERNÝ SVĚT GROTESKY,

Federico Fellini - DĚLAT FILM,

Stig Björkman - WOODY O ALLENOVI,

Antonín J. Liehm - OSTŘE SLEDOVANÉ FILMY,

Josef Škvorecký - VŠICHNI TI BYSTŘÍ MUŽI A ŽENY,

Constanzo Constantini - ROZHOVORY S FELLINIM,

Eric Lax - WOODY ALLEN - HOVORY O FILMU,

Stephen King - O PSANÍ,

Jan Bernard - MALÝ LABYRINT FILMU,

Ivan Herfurt - ZLATÝ FOND SVĚTOVÉ KINEMATOGRAFIE,

Miloš Forman - CO JÁ VÍM?,

Jiří Janoušek - TŘI A PŮL POPRVÉ, TŘI A PŮL PODRUHÉ,

Jean Renoir - MŮJ ŽIVOT A MÉ FILMY,

Luis Buňuel - DO POSLEDNÍHO DECHU,

Geoff Andrew - PODIVNĚJŠÍ NEŽ RÁJ,

Sven Nykvist - ÚCTA KE SVĚTLU

Assessment methods and criteria

Credit is provided for class attendance and participation, completion of the course paper, semester paper, participation in dramaturgy analyses of texts of one's own and the texts of other students.

Note

Film Analysis takes place 4 times per semester on pre-determined dates.

Schedule for winter semester 2019/2020:

06:00–08:0008:00–10:0010:00–12:0012:00–14:0014:00–16:0016:00–18:0018:00–20:0020:00–22:0022:00–24:00
Mon
Tue
room
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DOHNAL L.
09:50–13:05
(parallel1)
room 432
Room No. 432

(Lažanský palác)
POZZI J.
12:20–15:35
(parallel1)
Wed
Thu
Fri
Date Day Time Tutor Location Notes No. of paralel
Tue 09:50–13:05 Lubor DOHNAL
parallel1
Tue 12:20–15:35 Jaroslav POZZI Room No. 432
Lažanský palác
parallel1

Schedule for summer semester 2019/2020:

The schedule has not yet been prepared

The subject is a part of the following study plans