Checking date: 05/07/2021

Course: 2024/2025

Online documentary projects
Master in Documentary and Journalistic Transmedia Reportage (Plan: 321 - Estudio: 289)

Coordinating teacher: MEJON MIRANDA, ANA MARIA

Department assigned to the subject: Communication and Media Studies Department

Type: Compulsory
ECTS Credits: 3.0 ECTS


Learning outcomes The student will be able to: - Recognize the documentary modes that are developing online - Identify the main traits of transmedia documentary storytelling - Understand the changes driven by the Internet in funding, distribution and consumption. - Analyze critically transmedia narratives.
Skills and learning outcomes
Description of contents: programme
1. Introduction to interactive filmmaking 2. Immersive tools I: narratives and storylines. 3. Immersive tools II: interactive audio and pictures. 4. Immersive tools III: publishing. 5. Structure of interactive projects 6. Interactive online videos: visual language, distributing and consuming. 7. Multimedia script. 8. Interactive projects: development & management. All the themes of the course will be illustrated through case studies. It will be analyzed : - Current trends of documentary story - New documentary formats ( webdocumentary) - Genres Hybridization - Transmedia Documentary
Learning activities and methodology
LEARNING ACTIVITIES - Lectures - Practical courses - Team work - Individual work - Seminars and workshops (invited faculty / professionals) METHODOLOGY - Lectures - Analysis and discussion of papers / transmedia projects. - Presentation and discussion of individual and group projects developed by the students.
Assessment System
  • % end-of-term-examination 0
  • % of continuous assessment (assigments, laboratory, practicals...) 100

Calendar of Continuous assessment

Basic Bibliography
  • Francés, Miquel; Gavaldà, Josep; Llorca, Gema; Peris, Álvar. . El documental en el entorno digital. UOC. 2013
  • Francés, Miquel; Gavaldà, Josep; Llorca, Gema; Peris, Álvar. . El documental en el entorno digital. UOC. 2013.
  • Jenkins, H. . Convergence culture. La cultura de convergencia de los medios de comunicación. . Paidós. 2008
  • Lancaster, Kurt. Video Journalism for the Web: A Practical Introduction to Documentary Storytelling. . Routledge. 2012
  • Matthieu Lietaert (ed.). Webdocs. A survival guide for online filmmakers. Not So Crazy! Productions. 2011
  • Scolari, C. . Narrativas transmedia. Cuando todos los medios cuentan. Deusto. 2013
Recursos electrónicosElectronic Resources *
Additional Bibliography
  • Saunders, D. . Documentary. . London, Routledge Film Guidebooks. 2010.
  • Rosenthal-Corner (eds.). . New challenges for documentary. . Berkeley, University of California Press. 2005
Recursos electrónicosElectronic Resources *
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