Fundamentals of Film and Television-Direction II

Universidad Carlos III de Madrid

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Fundamentals of Film and Television-Direction II

  • Host University

    Universidad Carlos III de Madrid

  • Location

    Madrid, Spain

  • Area of Study

    Communication, Mass Communications, Public Relations, Radio/Television/Film

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Prerequisites

    STUDENTS ARE EXPECTED TO HAVE COMPLETED
    Practical course with an extensive use of production facilities and software, sound equipment, video cameras and TV studio. Basic knowledge of technical aspects of videomaking is recommended.

  • Course Level Recommendations

    Lower

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    Hours & Credits

  • ECTS Credits

    6
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    3
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    4
  • Overview

    COMPETENCES AND SKILLS THAT WILL BE ACQUIRED AND LEARNING RESULTS.
    1. Capacity for the implementation of the elements and the fundamental processes of audiovisual narrative.
    2. Competency in multi audiovisual projects.
    3. Competency programs put on display at the television studio.
    4. Transversal skills: teamwork skills
    DESCRIPTION OF CONTENTS: PROGRAMME
    An intensive study of the craft of directing for film and television, filmmaking, and audiovisual creation with an
    emphasis on scriptwriting, production planning, creative development and the shooting and editing of short video works. In-class exercises, theory, technical classes, and film screenings will lead to the production of a final video work by each student.
    LEARNING ACTIVITIES AND METHODOLOGY
    English Group Professor: Belén González
    ASSESSMENT SYSTEM
    Attendance 5%
    Class participation 10%
    Technical competence 15%
    Assignments 50%
    Final video assignment 20%
    % end-of-term-examination: 40
    % of continuous assessment (assigments, laboratory, practicals): 60

Course Disclaimer

Please note that there are no beginning level Spanish courses offered in this program.

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Eligibility for courses may be subject to a placement exam and/or pre-requisites.

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