Checking date: 15/07/2023

Course: 2024/2025

Media Technology
Dual Bachelor in Journalism and Film, Television and Media Studies (Plan: 384 - Estudio: 231)

Coordinating teacher: UTRAY DELGADO, FRANCISCO

Department assigned to the subject: Communication and Media Studies Department

Type: Compulsory
ECTS Credits: 6.0 ECTS


Requirements (Subjects that are assumed to be known)
Subject with use of audiovisual production equipment: camera, sound, editing and post-production
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.
Skills and learning outcomes
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 This subject is recognised as experimental, and has seven additional hours in audiovisual laboratory workshops. DSLR photography and video workshop. Creative workshop to learn how to operate DSLR cameras for photography, video and audio. These experimental sessions will take place in the photography laboratory equipped with DSLR cameras, lighting equipment, photographic backgrounds, audio recorders and microphones.
Learning activities and methodology
- THEORETICAL AND PRACTICAL CLASSES. Theoretical classes for the acquisition of basic notions of audiovisual image technology and technique. - TUTORIALS. Individual (individual tutorials) or group (group tutorials) assistance to students by the teacher. - INDIVIDUAL OR GROUP WORK BY THE STUDENT - WORKSHOPS AND LABORATORIES
Assessment System
  • % end-of-term-examination 40
  • % of continuous assessment (assigments, laboratory, practicals...) 60

Calendar of Continuous assessment

Extraordinary call: regulations
Basic Bibliography
  • Arundale, S., & Trieu, T. . Modern Post Workflows and Techniques for Digital Filmmakers. Focal Press. 2015
  • 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
  • Dinur, Eran. The Filmmaker's Guide to Visual Effects: The Art and Techniques of VFX for Directors, Producers, Editors and Cinematographers. Focal Press . 2017
  • 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
  • Stump, D. . Digital Cinematography (Fundamentals, Tools, Techniques, and Workflows). . Focal Press. 2014
  • Utray, F., Armenteros, M. & Benítez, A.J. . Postproducción digital. Una perspectiva contemporánea. Dykinson. . 2015
Recursos electrónicosElectronic Resources *
Additional Bibliography
  • Dion Scoppettuolo. The Beginner¿s Guide to DaVinci Resolve. Blackmagic Design. 2021
  • Mitchel, Mitch (2004) Photography for effects. Visual effects for film & television. Focal Press: USA.. .. .. .
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The course syllabus may change due academic events or other reasons.