Distributing Audiovisual Work 1
Name of lecturer(s)
Learning outcomes of the course unit
The lecture aim is to provide students a basic bearing in the study and its contexts.
- Definition of the subject, its division in the context of the film and commercial industries.
- List of basic external and internal relationships and system surroundings.
- Basic overview of the history of the study in relation to the history of film.
- The contemporary Czech and world film market.
Mode of study
Presentation of instructor experience, moderated and unmoderated discussions, study of fundamental materials.
Prerequisites and co-requisites
To complete the course one's experience in cinema visits. Experience with various types of cinemas (multicinemas, regular cinemas, art cinema houses, film reviews).
Survey of the foundations of the study, its basic divisions, development and current status.
- Introduction to the course
- Film distribution systems (FD)
- Position and importance of Cinemas
- Television distribution AVT
- Portable image media recording
- Alternative AV1 types of distribution
- Alternative AV2 types of distribution
- Illegal distribution of AV
- Historical development
- Historical development in the Czech lands
- World Film Market 1 - dependent
- World Film Market 2 - independent
- The Czech film market.
Recommended or required reading
Václav Březina - Lexikon českého filmu
Luboš Bartošek - Náš film - Kapitoly z dějin 1896 -1945
James Monaco - Jak číst film
Tereza Dvořáková - Alternativní kinodistribuce umělecky hodnotných filmů v ČR - diplomová práce
Assessment methods and criteria
The semester is concluded with the credit paper in the length of 2-3 typed pages in which the student is to demonstrate independent thinking skills on a topic selected from three ranges: Distribution strategies of the presented selected films; position and activity of selected cinemas or group of cinemas; and prospects and risks in the development of a digital distribution of AVZ using one particular example.
This course is an elective for all AMU students
Schedule for winter semester 2018/2019:
The schedule has not yet been prepared
Schedule for summer semester 2018/2019:
Room No. 329
|Date||Day||Time||Tutor||Location||Notes||No. of paralel|
|Tue||16:30–18:05||Aleš DANIELIS||Room No. 329
The subject is a part of the following study plans
- Production - Bachelor-1819 (required subject)