Elementary film 16mm

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Code Completion Credits Range Language Instruction Semester
306EL Z 4 10PS+70CS English summer

Subject guarantor

Martin ČIHÁK

Name of lecturer(s)

Martin ČIHÁK

Learning outcomes of the course unit


Mode of study

Lectures, exercises, practice

Prerequisites and co-requisites


Course contents

A specialized exercise aimed at a familiarization with the basic composition methods of the film storytelling.

The student will film and edit a short etude based on a detailed technical script (storyboard). The etude will include the basic composition methods (parallel montage, cross editing, handover of object, use of the rule – line of an action etc.). The exercise is realized by a classic film technology (16 mm) including the editing and sound (one audio reel). Individual laboratorial work.

Recommended or required reading

Practical exercise follows the theoretical classes (Theory of Montage).

The Film Developing Cookbook (Darkroom Cookbook, Vol. 2)

by Steve Anchell (Author), Bill Troop (Author)

Paperback: 163 pages

Publisher: Focal Press; 1 edition (December 21, 1998)

Language: English

ISBN-10: 0240802772

ISBN-13: 978-0240802770

Assessment methods and criteria

Credit is awarded based on:

Activity in the lectures/exercises/classes


completion of the final film and an exam

minimum 70% participation in the total classes.



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