Checking date: 10/07/2020

Course: 2020/2021

Media Technology
Study: Bachelor in Film, Television and Media Studies (211)

Coordinating teacher: UTRAY DELGADO, FRANCISCO

Department assigned to the subject: Department of Communication and Media Studies

Type: Compulsory
ECTS Credits: 6.0 ECTS


Students are expected to have completed
Subject with use of audiovisual production equipment: camera, sound, editing and post-production
Competences and skills that will be acquired and learning results. Further information on this link
1. The basic understanding of technology concepts involved in filming and TV. 2. Developing skills and abilities for working with video cameras and sound equipment. 3. Developing skills and abilities for working with digital video editing and digital postproduction equipments. 4. Developing skills and abilities to work with a professional audio-visual team.
Description of contents: programme
- Digital video file - Video editing technologies - Cameras for photography and vídeo - Sound. Recording and editting - Technologies for a TV studio - New technologíes for media industry
Learning activities and methodology
- Lectures Theoretical classes for the acquisition of basic knowledge about technology and technique audiovisual images. Competence 1 (1 ECTS). - Practical classes Development and application of theoretical concepts and learning techniques and routines in audiovisual laboratories conducting (set) and digital edition (publishing and multimedia editing room). Making contact with the technical means and expressive resources of film and television. Competence 2, 3, 4 (1.5 ECTS). - Student work Supervised study of theoretical and practical content and teaching materials. Competence 1 (1.5 ECTS). Preparation of practical classes and preparation and defense of an audiovisual group practice. Competence 2, 3, 4 (2 ECTS).
Assessment System
  • % end-of-term-examination 50
  • % of continuous assessment (assigments, laboratory, practicals...) 50
Basic Bibliography
  • Brinkman, R. The art and science of Digital Compositing. Techniques for visual effects, animation and motion graphics. Morgan Kauffman. 2008
  • Dancyger, Ken. The Technique of Film and Video Editing : History, Theory and Practice. Focal Press. 2007
  • Des Lyver. Basics of Video Sound. Focal Press. 1999
  • Owens, Jim. Television Production. Focus Press. 2015
  • Prieto Souto, X. y Doménech González, G.. Respirar con la imagen. Conversaciones sobre montaje con Teresa Font.. TECMERIN. 2019
  • Utray, F., Armenteros, M. & Benítez, A.J. . Postproducción digital. Una perspectiva contemporánea. Dykinson. . 2015
Recursos electrónicosElectronic Resources *
Additional Bibliography
  • Mitchel, Mitch (2004) Photography for effects. Visual effects for film & television. Focal Press: USA.. .. .. .
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The course syllabus and the academic weekly planning may change due academic events or other reasons.