Cinematographer´s Influence

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Code Completion Credits Range Language Instruction Semester
311CI ZK 3 2T English winter and summer

Subject guarantor

Michael GAHUT

Name of lecturer(s)

Michael GAHUT

Learning outcomes of the course unit

Course learning objectives:

To learn and understand:

-Basic exponometric (photometric) methods

-Advantages and disadvantages of various methods in movie making

-What is the „correct exposure“ and exposure latitude from a technical as well as an aesthetical point of view

-Limitations and differences of decided methods. Phenomena in TV technology

-Methods of exposure control

-Different postproduction technologies (printing, telecine, transfer)

-Possibilities in the technical processes. The craft's potential elevation to an aesthetic art form

Mode of study

lecture, screening, discussion

Prerequisites and co-requisites


Course contents

This course explores the cinematographer´s craft in the fields of exponometry, processing and other postproduction technologies. Over the course of the semester we will analyze the various exponometric (photometric) methods and their effectiveness in changing the aesthetics of the cinematographic image. The format of this course is lecture/seminar; students will receive courses in theory in addition to practical assignments.

Recommended or required reading

The essential reference guide for filmmakers - Kodak publication, Code H 845

Assessment methods and criteria

Grades will be based on a final examination that focuses on a student?s ability to solve practical assignments.



Schedule for winter semester 2019/2020:

room 241
Room No. 3

(Lažanský palác)
(lecture parallel1)
Date Day Time Tutor Location Notes No. of paralel
Wed 18:10–19:45 Michael GAHUT Room No. 3
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