Practice in film and drama education

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Code Completion Credits Range Language Instruction Semester
303MFDV Z 3 10S Czech summer

Subject guarantor


Name of lecturer(s)

Jiří FOREJT, Alice RŮŽIČKOVÁ, Pavla Sobotová, Gabriela ZELENÁ SITTOVÁ

Learning outcomes of the course unit

Students are introduced to the fundamental principles of creation and execution of a drama film lesson. The aim of the module is a meeting of students of film and theatre studies and displays of inspirational intersections of the two areas in relation to alternative distribution, training and education.

Mode of study

Class, workshop

Prerequisites and co-requisites


Course contents

This module is intended for students who are interested in the use of film and drama in teaching activities. It is intended for FAMU students and DAMU Drama Education Dept students.

Linking film and drama training offers space for mutual enrichment. The module is divided into two blocks:

Friday, 3.4. 10:00 - 14:00, FAMU Documentary Dept. classroom 211

The first block outlines and explains concepts of film and drama training and their potential intersection. Students are introduced to examples of 4 short films which are supplemented with method materials for the implementation of a film-training lesson. The meeting ends with a group discussion on the potential implementation of a film-drama etude inspired by the 4 propsed films.

Part of the block will be a presentation fo the European film-training platform Cined.

Friday 24.4 10:00 - 16:00 FAMU, Classroom U2

The focus of the second lesson will be teamwork on the preparation and execution of a film-drama lesson. Students will depart with their own preparations from the first meeting.

Recommended or required reading

MACHKOVÁ, Eva. Úvod do studia dramatické výchovy. 3., aktualizované vyd. Praha: NIPOS, 2018 [1998]. 160 s. ISBN 978-80-7068-317-0.

MACHKOVÁ, Eva. Jak se učí dramatická výchova: didaktika dramatické výchovy. 2. vyd. Praha: AMU, Divadelní fakulta, katedra výchovné dramatiky, 2007 [2004]. 224 s. ISBN 978-80-7331-089-9.

WAY, Brian. Rozvoj osobnosti dramatickou hrou. Přeložila Eva MACHKOVÁ. 2., revid. a aktualizované vyd. Praha: STD; NIPOS, 2014. 234 s. Přel. z: Development Through Drama. ISBN 978-80-903901-4-0 (STD); 978-80-286-9 (NIPOS).

ULRYCHOVÁ, Irina. Drama a příběh: tvorba scénáře příběhového dramatu v dramatické výchově. 2. vyd. Praha: Akademie múzických umění, Divadelní fakulta, katedra výchovné dramatiky, 2016 [2007]. 104 s. ISBN 978-80-7331-408-8.

Assessment methods and criteria

100% attendance, Workshop participation and in the preparation of a drama film lesson.


Lecturer: Pavla Sobotová, Jiří Forejt, Gabriela Zelená Sittová (Sponsor: Alice Růžičková)

Tme: Friday 3. 4. 10:00-14:00, Documentary Dept. classroom 211 and 24. 4. 10:00-16:00 in Classroom U2 at FAMU

Grading: for 3credits – 100% attendance, workshop participation

Capacity: 8 from FAMU + 8 from DAMU

Elective course for: FAMU, DAMU

Instruction langauge: Czech

Further information

This course is an elective for all AMU students

Schedule for winter semester 2019/2020:

The schedule has not yet been prepared

Schedule for summer semester 2019/2020:

Date Day Time Tutor Location Notes No. of paralel
03.04.2020 10:00–15:00 Pavla Sobotová
Room No. 211
Lažanský palác
24.04.2020 10:00–15:00 Pavla Sobotová
Room No. 2
Lažanský palác

The subject is a part of the following study plans