Practical Analysis 2

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Code Completion Credits Range Language Instruction Semester
311PA2 ZK 2 2 hours (45 min) of instruction per week, 29 to 39 hours of self-study English summer

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Learning outcomes of the course unit

Students broaden their analytical skills in considering film works. The students will perfect their analytical competences concerning feature film. They will gain a deeper insight into different aspects of film narration, understand the link between the sense of a film work and film language, which articulates the film’s subject.

Mode of study

Screening of examples of significant world cinematic works, guided and non-guided discussions, creative writing exercises.

Prerequisites and co-requisites

Practical Analysis 1.

Course contents

Screening of films that reflect specific types of film language. A hosted discussion dealing with concrete ways of the use of film language in different scenes that will gradually point to more general principles of filmmaking.

Recommended or required reading


J. L. Styan: Modern Drama in Theory and Practice

S. D. Katz: Shot By Shot 1-3.

Assessment methods and criteria

  1. Written test,
  2. Attendance
  3. Active participation in guided and non-guided discussions.



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