Ex Oriente Film Workshop

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Code Completion Credits Range Language Instruction Semester
303MEXO Z 1 6S English, Czech winter

Subject guarantor


Name of lecturer(s)

Anna Kaslová, Alice RŮŽIČKOVÁ

Learning outcomes of the course unit

The aim of the module is to expand student knowledge about education programs, markets and co-production forums focused on documentary film.

Mode of study


Prerequisites and co-requisites


Course contents

Ex Oriente Film is and international workshop of original documentary films focused on creative development, and financing. During the 3 week meetings, directors develop topics, stories, visual styles and presentations of their prepared films. Producers will work intensively on the finance plan, production and distribution strategies of the project and acquire knowledge of the international market.

Part of the program is lectures and consultations on the legal and economic aspects of production, masterclasses and case studies.

  1. Ex Oriente Film Workshop: Production and Story Development

The second workshop meeting will cover manner of financing, creating a budget, legal aspects of co-production, strategies for selecting television producers and other partners, importance of linking the digital era and cross-media and a greater creative development of the project - registration with Sofia Tocar, tocar@dokweb.net +420774140530

Meeting place: Hotel Gustav Mahler, always at 9:45 at hotel reception (Anna Kaslová 777211077)

Documentary Dept. (group A), Production Dept. (group B)

Sat. 26 Oct. 2019

Group A + Group B - 10:00 - 11:30 CUTTING THROUGH THE NOISE: How to lead a successful PR campaign, Lecturer: Mirjama Wiekenkamp, NOISE Film PR, Berlín – Amsterdam

Group A + Group B - 11:30 - 12:00 // or 14:00 - 15:00

Basic introduction to the Ex Oriente international workshop - Anna Kaslová.

Group A - 12:00 - 13;30 GROUP SESSION for directors: Difficulties in the relationship of the producer and director, Lecturer: Mikael Opstrup, 15:00 - 16:30 Erick Stoll SCREENING: AMERICA (77') - trailer at:


Group B - 12:00 - 13:30 Creative budgeting in CE Europe: Case studies, Julianna Ugrin, producer, Eclipse Film, Hungary

Sun. 27. Oct. 2019.

Group A - 10:00 - 11:30 Intimate familiarization, case study for film America, Erick Stoll, co-director and Cameraman, USA

Group A + Group B - 12:00 - 13:30 GROUP SESSIONS: Discussion on key project values, appropriate film branding and design for the film story. 1. Project package, which can connect the campaign and public.

Students may take part in all open points of the program: https://dokweb.net/storage-web/2nd-Ex-Oriente-Film-Session-Otevreny-program.pdf

Recommended or required reading

more at https://dokweb.net/aktivity/ex-oriente-film/2019/workshop-2-jihlava

Assessment methods and criteria

90% attendance and participation in the workshop


Intended primarily for Documentary, and Production Dept. students.

Further information

Course may be repeated

Schedule for winter semester 2019/2020:

Date Day Time Tutor Location Notes No. of paralel
26.10.2019 09:45–16:30 Anna Kaslová
27.10.2019 09:45–13:30 Anna Kaslová

Schedule for summer semester 2019/2020:

The schedule has not yet been prepared

The subject is a part of the following study plans