Chapters from the History of Film Editing

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Code Completion Credits Range Language Instruction Semester
306KDSS Z 2 2T Czech summer

Subject guarantor

Martin ČIHÁK

Name of lecturer(s)

Martin ČIHÁK

Learning outcomes of the course unit

To guide the student to a general consideration of the history and theory of editing and to evoke their own considerations of the relation between theory and practice in film.

Mode of study

Discussions, analyses of media recording samples, text analyses.

Prerequisites and co-requisites

Completion of „Introduction to Editing Studies.“

Course contents

The objective of the course is to introduce students to general reflections on the history and theory of editing, and to stimulate independent reflections on the relationship between theory and practice in editing. Seminar presentation themes will be selected based on the composition and interests of students and the presentations will form the basis for subsequent dialogue.

Recommended or required reading

Barry Salt: Filmový styl a filmová technika 1895 - 1900, Iluminace 1 /95

André Bazin: Co je to film? (ČFÚ 1979) - vybrané kapitoly: Montáž zakázána; Vývoj filmové střihové skladby od nástupu zvuku; Vývoj filmové řeči.

Angloamerické studie, sborník filmové teorie (ČFÚ 1991) - vybrané kapitoly: James Monaco: Znaky a syntax; F. E. Sparshott: Základy filmové estetiky; Noell Carroll: Síla filmu; Sol Worth: Obrazy nemohou říkat ne.

Tartuská škola, sborník filmové teorie (NFA, 1995) - vybrané kapitoly: M. B. Jampolskij: Dialog a struktura filmového prostoru; J. G. Civjan: K symbolice vlaku v počátcích filmu; J. G. Civjan: K metasémiotickému popisu vyprávění ve filmu.

Artur Pelešjan: Distanční montáž, Film a doba 4 / 1986

Stanislav Ulver: Čas a globální čas ve filmu, Iluminace 2 / 1989

Maurice Merleau - Ponty: Film a nová psychologie, Iluminace 2 / 1989

Victor A. Grauer: Brakhage a teorie filmové montáže, Iluminace 3 / 1999

Jean Epstein: Poetika obrazů, Herrmann a synové 1997

Vlastimil Jiřík: Kinematografický obraz, skripta FAMU1994

Peter Mihálik: Kapitoly z filmovej teórie, Tatran 1983

Jan Bernard: Jazyk, kinematografie, komunikace, NFA 1995

D. R. Hofstadter: Gödel, Escher, Bach, Světová literatura 1/1993

Peter Gidal: Teorie & definice strukturálního/materiálního filmu. Iluminace 3/99

Geometrie živého, matematické modely morfogeneze - sborník přednášek, ČSVTS 1989

Assessment methods and criteria

Class activity

Development of the paper and its presentation

Note

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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:

06:00–08:0008:00–10:0010:00–12:0012:00–14:0014:00–16:0016:00–18:0018:00–20:0020:00–22:0022:00–24:00
Mon
Tue
Wed
Thu
room 311
Room No. 311

(Lažanský palác)
ČIHÁK M.
18:10–20:35
(lecture parallel1)
Fri
Date Day Time Tutor Location Notes No. of paralel
Thu 18:10–20:35 Martin ČIHÁK Room No. 311
Lažanský palác
lecture parallel1

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