Directing Tutorial 2

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Code Completion Credits Range Language Instruction Semester
311DTU2 credit 4 4 hours (45 min) of instruction per week, 58 to 78 hours of self-study English summer

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Learning outcomes of the course unit

By the end of the course students will:

-learn how to develop, structure and present the idea for the short feature film

-learn how to write the script for the short feature film and to formulate their visual interpretation of it

-learn how to prepare the realistic production plan for their project and prepare for the production

Mode of study


Prerequisites and co-requisites


Course contents

This class will work to help directors approach the script/story development process from a conceptual

and critical approach aimed towards developing a script with a specific directorial plan.

Students adopt film expression skills, acquire a directing skill which will enable them to compete in the AV world and acquire information necessary for the successful execution of their exercises.

Based on the Triangle exercise definition, Students develop the short film format from his/her own original idea, through the story set-up towards the final script draft.

Recommended or required reading

JECH, Pavel a ANGIOLILLO, Mary. The seven minute screenplay. 2. vydání. Praha: Nakladatelství Akademie múzických umění v Praze, 2017. 62 stran. ISBN 978-80-7331-447-7.

Collection of film and literary works related to a student's work. Teacher is to advise distinct works and books.

Assessment methods and criteria

Minimum required attendance to the class is + 70%

Pass grade is based on the the active participation in guided and non-guided discussions, Story presentation and Directors pitch.

The course grade will be calculated as follows:

Attendance of the classes - 30%

Story presentation- 30%

Directors pitch - 40%

Story presentation - in week 2-3 of the course, a student presents the idea and the concept of the project to Mentor and guest teacher from FI faculty

Director´s pitch - in week 6-7 of the course a student presents the project and its directing interpretation to the mentor and panel of teachers from the faculty



Schedule for winter semester 2022/2023:

The schedule has not yet been prepared

Schedule for summer semester 2022/2023:

(lecture parallel1)
Date Day Time Tutor Location Notes No. of paralel
Wed 14:50–18:05 David JAŘAB
lecture parallel1

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