Auteur Bachelor Film - 16mm

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Code Completion Credits Range Language Instruction Semester
303AUBF Z 10 Czech summer

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Learning outcomes of the course unit

Study results:

Students independently learn to execute a film which correspondst to their creative intentions. Students expand skills in formulating and thinking through a topic, prepare literary basis (theme and script), communicate with the crew (production manager, cameraman, sound designer and editor), setting with them their creative vision but allow themselves to be inspired by the perspective of other professions

Mode of study

Practice exercise

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Course contents

Course description and topic scope:

Documentary Dept. group practice exercise - preparations take place in the „Execution Workshop 3.4“ and technical parameters of the exercise are determined by the production list in the Studio FAMU White Book - se

An original piece. The piece must combine differing genre elements of documentary cinematography with stylization. The film is to present questions and through the process of documentary shooting answer those questions. The work is iterative. After research and formulation of topic follows inspection, the requirement for shooting is a writtten theme and script presented at the Theme Audit, a shooting plan approved at the Execution Council. After shooting follows an analysis of rough material, supplemental shooting, editing, image and sound post-production.

Recommended or required reading

Recommended literature:

AMES, Eric: Ferocious Reality - Documentary according to Werner Herzog; Univ Of Minessota Press; 2012. ISBN-13: 978-0816677641

ARONSON, Linda. Scénář pro 21. století. 1. vyd. Praha: Akademie múzických umění v Praze, 2014. 337, [7] s. ISBN 978-80-7331-314-2.

BERGER, John et al. Způsoby vidění. Překlad Andrea Průchová Hrůzová. 1. vydání. V Praze: Labyrint, 2016. 150 stran. Labyrint fresh eye; 3. svazek. ISBN 978-80-87260-78-4.

CARRIÈRE, Jean-Claude. Vyprávět příběh. Překlad Tereza Brdečková a Jiří Dědeček. Vyd. v ČR 2. Praha: Limonádový Joe, 2014. 200 s. ISBN 978-80-905624-2-4.

QUINN, James: This Much si True - 14 Directors of Documentary Filmmaking; A&C Black Academic and Professional; UK; 2013. ISBN-13: 978-1408132531

GOGOLA ml., Jan. Smrt dokumentárnímu filmu! Ať žije film! Od díla k dění! Praha: Dipl. pr. FAMU, 2001.

HITCHCOCK, Alfred a TRUFFAUT, François. Rozhovory Hitchcock - Truffaut. Praha: Čs. filmový ústav, 1987. 211 s.

Assessment methods and criteria

The summary exam commission together grade the completed work in the summary exam. The deadline for submission: submit 7 days prior to the summary exam screening.



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