Workshop in Dramaturgy

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

Subject guarantor

Pavel JECH

Name of lecturer(s)

Pavel JECH


This seminar looks at various dramatic concepts on either short films of other students or of a professional feature project. Students will write a dramaturgical analysis (minimum 600 words) of the script of their choice (writing of the fellow student, their own draft script/treatment or any other chosen script).

Learning outcomes

By the end of the course students will:

-learn how to provide practical dramaturgical feedback

-analyze their own work

Prerequisites and other requirements



ARISTOTLE. Poetics. 1st ed. Ann Arbor, MI: University of Michigan Press, 1967. 124 s.

BORDWELL, David. Narration in the fiction film. Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, 1985. 370 s. ISBN 0-299-10170-3.

FIELD, Syd. Screenplay : the foundations of screenwriting. New York: Dell Publishing, 1994. 262 s. ISBN 0-440-57647-4

HOWARD, David, MABLEY, Edward. The tools of screenwriting: a writer's guide to the craft and elements of a screenplay. New York: St. Martin Griffin, 1993. 298 s. ISBN 0-31211908-9.

MCKEE, Robert. Story: substance, structure, style, and the principles of screenwriting. London: Methuen, 1999. xi, 466 s. ISBN 978-0-413-71560-9.

ROEMER, Michael. Telling stories : postmodernism and the invalidation of traditional narrative. Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield, ©1997. xi, 499 s.

FLEISCHER, Jan. Of scripts and life: MFI, 2010. 278 s.

Evaluation methods and criteria

The minimum attendance for passing the class is 70%. Students will be evaluated on their contribution and efforts to the class and the final text. The pass grade will be calculated as follows:

Attendance of the classes - 30%

Participation in class - 50%

Written analysis - 20%



Schedule for winter semester 2023/2024:

The schedule has not yet been prepared

Schedule for summer semester 2023/2024:

(lecture parallel1)
Date Day Time Tutor Location Notes No. of paralel
Tue 08:15–09:45 Pavel JECH
online lecture parallel1

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