The Theory of Editing 4

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Code Completion Credits Range Language Instruction Semester
306TSS4 ZK 3 2T Czech winter

Subject guarantor

Zdeněk HUDEC

Name of lecturer(s)

Zdeněk HUDEC

Learning outcomes of the course unit

The course aim is to introduce the changes in editing from the beginning of cinema to the entrance of sound.

Mode of study

Discussion, media example analysis, text analyses, presentation of one paper on a assigned topic.

Prerequisites and co-requisites

Completion of „Editing Theory 3.“

Course contents

The course applies structural and semiotic theories to analyses of a specific film work or part of a work. It introduces students to the connotations and methods of using the concepts of language, speech, code, sign, meaning, the signifier, the signified, text, metatext, narrative, message. It deals with the categories of signs and the typology of signs (icons, symbols, etc.).

Recommended or required reading

Guy Gauthier, 21 lecons sur l´ image et le sens.

J.Aumont, M.Marie, L´analyse des Films.

J.Aumont, L´Image.

M.Joly: L´image et son interpretation.

M.Petříček, Znaky každodennosti. Praha 1993.

M. Foucault, Slová a veci. Bratislava 1987.

J. Kučera, Střihová skladba ve filmu a v televizi. AMU, Praha2002.

J. Valušiak, Střihovou skladbou k n-té dimenzi. AMU, Praha 2000.

Assessment methods and criteria

Activity is lectures

Completion of on-going tests

Completion of the final exam



Schedule for winter semester 2019/2020:

room 307
Room No. 6

(Lažanský palác)

(lecture parallel1)
Date Day Time Tutor Location Notes No. of paralel
Tue 14:50–17:15 Zdeněk HUDEC Room No. 6
Lažanský palác
lecture parallel1

Schedule for summer semester 2019/2020:

The schedule has not yet been prepared

The subject is a part of the following study plans