Experiment in TV Studio

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Code Completion Credits Range Language Instruction Semester
303CTEX credit 5 150 exercise hours (45 min) of instruction per semester, 13 to 38 hours of self-study English, Czech summer

Subject guarantor


Name of lecturer(s)

Tomáš JANÁČEK, Zuzana Kirchnerová, Damián Vondrášek

Learning outcomes of the course unit

Study results:

Students try out working with shooting technology in Studio FAMU

Students try out working with actors

Students learn team collaboration

Mode of study

Practice exercises

Prerequisites and co-requisites


Course contents

Course description and topic scope:

Documentary Dept. group practice exercise - preparations take place in the "Preparations for a TV Experiment: course and technical parameters of the exercise are determined by the production list in the Studio FAMU White Book - see https://www.famu.cz/cs/studio-famu/dokumenty-vyrobni-listy/

In the group practice exercise the student shoots a short film in Studio FAMU. The theme comes from one real event which took place in the meida and is given by the instructor at the beginning of the semester. The student executes the exercise in collaboration with DAMU Alternative and Puppet Theatre Dept. actors and a crew made up of the Camera Dept. Cinematography Master's study, Sound Design Dept, Editing Dept and Production Dept. Starting shooting begins upon Execution council approval of the written topic, script and shooting plan. After shooting there is analysis of the rough material, editing, and image and sound post-production.

Recommended or required reading

Recommended literature:

MCLUHAN, Marshall. Jak rozumět médiím: extenze člověka. Překlad Miloš Calda. 2., rev. vyd., V Mladé frontě 1. Praha: Mladá fronta, 2011. 399 s. Strategie. ISBN 978-80-204-2409-9.

BLAŽEK, Bohuslav. Tváří v tvář obrazovce. Vyd. 1. Praha: Sociologické nakladatelství, 1995. 199 s. Studie; sv. 10. ISBN 80-85850-11-7.

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.

BRESSON, Robert. Poznámky o kinematografu. Překlad Miloš Fryš. Praha: Dauphin, 1998. 115 s. Film; sv. 1. ISBN 80-86019-68-3.

Assessment methods and criteria

Summary exam commission grades the group completed piece in the summary exam. Deadline: submitted 7 days before the summary screening.



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