European Editing Masterclass 1

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306EEM1 credit 4 12 hours (45 min) of instruction per semester, 41 to 51 hours of self-study English, Czech winter and summer

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55 academies - 5 mentors - 5 rough cuts - 25 students

Students and Professors will exchange experiences and improve their knowledge and skills in the field of film post-production while getting more familiar with the various methods and systems of teaching Editing in prominent European film schools.

Benefits for the Students and Professors:

-Students will acquire knowledge and experience through intense practical work

-Training teachers to internationalize their curriculum and work in an international classroom resulting in concrete improvement of curriculum of engaged academies

-Internationalization of learning outcomes and competences

-Increasing students language skills while working in an international environment.

-ECTS points (4) for all students who successfully complete the Workshop

-The expansion and introduction of new possibilities of interaction of students and faculty with foreign students and teachers


Filmová a televizní fakulta Akademie múzických umění v Praze (FAMU)


Państwowa Wyższa Szkoła Filmowa, Telewizyjna i Teatralna im. Leona Schillera (PWSFTviT)

Vysoká škola múzických umení v Bratislave (VŠMU)

One guest school: (Konrad Wolf in Potsdam-Babelsberg, RICTS Brüssel, Internationale Filmschule Köln)

Recommended or required reading

Towards a Theory of Montage: Sergei Eisenstein Selected Works, Volume 2 Reissue Edition by Sergei M. Eisenstein (Author), Richard Taylor (Editor) ISBN-13: 978-1848853560, ISBN-10: 1848853564

Theory of the Film: Character and Growth of a New Art by Béla Balázs 291 pages Publisher: Dover Publications (1970) Language: English ISBN-10: 0486226859 ISBN-13: 978-0486226859

Edward Branigan; Warren Buckland. The Routledge Encyclopedia of Film Theory. New York 2015. ISBN 978-113884915:

Robert Stam: Film Theory. An Introduction. Wiley-Blackwell 2000. ISBN 978-0631206545

Michael Ryan; Melissa Lenos: An Introduction to Film Analysis: Technique and Meaning in Narrative Film. Bloomsbury Academic 2020. ISBN 978-0826430021

Assessment methods and criteria

Workshop consultation and group presentation with evaluation and discussion.



Further information

Course may be repeated

Schedule for winter semester 2022/2023:

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Schedule for summer semester 2022/2023:

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