Directing Tutorial 4

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Code Completion Credits Range Language Instruction Semester
311DTU4 Z 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 be able:

-to write a realistic three-act story

-to prepare a shot list and storyboard for their shooting

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

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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.

Students continue to work on the development of Short Fiction exercise based on the idea and story developed in Directing Tutorial 3, to reach the final script and the storyboard prepared for the shooting.

Recommended or required reading

ARIJON, Daniel. Grammar of the film language. First edition. Los Angeles: Silman-James Press, 1991. 624 stran. ISBN 1-879505-07-X.

KATZ, Steven D (Steven Douglas). Film directing shot by shot : visualizing from concept to screen. [1st ed.]. Studio City, CA: Michael Wiese Productions in conjunction with Focal Press, 1991. xi, 366 s. ISBN 0-941188-10-8.

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 Director's 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 story outline to Mentor and guest teacher from FI faculty.

Director´s pitch - in week 7 f 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)
once in 2 weeks, starts Feb 15
Date Day Time Tutor Location Notes No. of paralel
Wed 14:00–17:15 Radim PROCHÁZKA
once in 2 weeks, starts Feb 15 lecture parallel1

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