Checking date: 17/04/2018


Course: 2019/2020

Documentary and Report
(17277)
Study: Dual Bachelor in Journalism and Film, Television and Media Studies (231)


Coordinating teacher: TORREIRO GOMEZ, CASIMIRO

Department assigned to the subject: Department of Communication

Type: Compulsory
ECTS Credits: 6.0 ECTS

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Students are expected to have completed
History of cinema and the media
Competences and skills that will be acquired and learning results. Further information on this link
1. Knowledge of the theory and technique of documentary and TV reportage. 2. Ability to plan and arrange technical and human resources in productions for cinema and TV, as well as techniques and processes of creation. 3. Ability to explore the technical and expressive potential of the moving image.
Description of contents: programme
1. A Wide Open Notion of Filmmaking 2. The Early Cinema and the Eve of Documentary 3. Documentary in a Crossroad: the Avant-garde, the Narrative, the Factual 4. History, Memory and Archive: Compilation & Found Footage 5. Propaganda, Counter-propaganda and the Images of Excess 6. Documentary and Reality 7. Fakes and Mocks 8. Documentary and the I 9. The Essay Film 10. Documentary, Digital Technology & the Web 11. Contemporary Spanish Documentary 11. Contemporary Spanish Documentary
Learning activities and methodology
- Lectures Theory and technique of documentary genres. Competence 1 (1 ECTS). - Practical classes Group work. Production, directing and postproduction with the instructor┬┐s supervision. Competences 2, 3 and 4 (2,5 ECTS). - Student work Planning anTutored d design of production tasks and directing. Writing of an essay about the developed projects (in groups). Competence 5 (2 ECTS). Individual essay or audiovisual piece about specific issues dealing with the production and style of a documentary. Competence 5 (1,5 ECTS).
Assessment System
  • % end-of-term-examination 60
  • % of continuous assessment (assigments, laboratory, practicals...) 40
Basic Bibliography
  • ANTONIO WEINRICHTER (ED.). .DOC. EL DOCUMENTALISMO EN EL SIGLO XXI. FESTIVAL DE SAN SEBASTIAN (edicion bilingue). 2010
  • BILL NICHOLS. INTRODUCTION TO DOCUMENTARY. INDIANA U. PRESS. 2001
  • CATHERINE RUSSELL. EXPERIMENTAL ETNOGRAPHY. DUKE U.PRESS. 1999
  • MICHAEL RENOV. THE SUBJECT OF DOCUMENTARY. UNIV. OF MINNESOTA PRESS. 2004
  • ROSENTHAL Y CORNER (EDS.). NEW CHALLENGES FOR DOCUMENTARY. MANCHESTER U.PRESS. 2005
Additional Bibliography
  • JUHASZ, LERNER (EDS.). F IS FOR PHONY. U. OF MINNESOTA PRESS. 2006
  • MICHAEL STRANGELOVE. WATCHING YOUTUBE. U. TORONTO PRESS. 2010
  • RHODES y SPRINGER (EDS.). DOCUFICTIONS. McFARLAND. 2005
  • TIM CORRIGAN. THE ESSAY FILM. OFORD U. PRESS. 2011

The course syllabus and the academic weekly planning may change due academic events or other reasons.