Cinematography: A Practice

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304POK Z 1 24S Czech winter

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Learning outcomes of the course unit

Aim of the practical: A practical introduction to the basics of simple cinematic communication with an emphasis on the continuity of the shots, their size, composition and central connections.

Mode of study

Contact instruction in preparations, independent shooting.

Prerequisites and co-requisites

Completion of the introductory course of „Focusing“ in Poněšice and at the Camera Dept. before the implementation exercise.

Course contents

Students prepare a image screenplay of the following situations:

MEETING - two characters in an exterior

Students resolve simple situation:

Somewhere in a park (on the street, ?), two characters meet and a situation arises completed with a punchline.

This situation should be told in six to eight shots.

We recommend that each crew invite two people to be the characters for the shooting.

Recommended or required reading

Josef Motejl: Filmové kamery značky Bolex

Assessment methods and criteria

Presentation and evaluation of shooting material.



Further information

No schedule has been prepared for this course

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