Checking date: 17/04/2023

Course: 2023/2024

Master in Film and Television (Plan: 320 - Estudio: 290)

Coordinating teacher: UTRAY DELGADO, FRANCISCO

Department assigned to the subject: Communication and Media Studies Department

Type: Compulsory
ECTS Credits: 3.0 ECTS


1. Knowledge and approach to the video editing basis and the techniques and digital post-production processes. 2. Knowledge of technical and operational systems of the current editing and digital post-production equipments. 3. Ability to identify the various possibilities offered by digital post-production equipments: digital composition, digital effects, 2D/3D graphics & animation. 4. Ability to assume post-production responsibilities in the post-production process.
Skills and learning outcomes
Description of contents: programme
- Workflow and pipelines in postproduction - Color correction - Preproduction for Postproducci├│n - Cinema and visual effects (VFX) - The Creative Process in the Video Clip - 3D audiovisual animation - MATCHMOVING invisible techniques in VFX
Learning activities and methodology
Lectures Learning activities Lec tures Case studies Online resources Readings Elaboration of reports
Assessment System
  • % end-of-term-examination 60
  • % of continuous assessment (assigments, laboratory, practicals...) 40

Calendar of Continuous assessment

Basic Bibliography
  • Mattingly, David B.. VFX y postproducción para cine y publicidad / The Digital matte Painting Handbook: Curso de Digital Matte Painting. Anaya Multimedia. 2013
  • Arundale, Scott y Trieu, Tashi. Modern Post: Workflows and Techniques for Digital Filmmakers. Focal Press. 2014
  • Brinkman, R.. The art and science of Digital Compositing. Techniques for visual effects, animation and motion graphics . Morgan Kauffman. 2008
  • Dobbert, Tim. Matchmoving. The invisible art of Camera Tracking. Sybex, Wiley. 2013
  • Hornung, Erica. The Art and Technique of Matchmoving. Solutions for the VFX Artist. Focal Press. 2010
  • Hullfish, Steve. The Art and Technique of Digital Color Correction . Focal Press. 2013
  • Prieto Souto, X. y Doménech González, G.. Respirar con la imagen. Conversaciones sobre montaje con Teresa Font.. TECMERIN. 2019
  • Utray, F. & Ochoa, L.. Tecnologías para la producción audiovisual en Ultra HD y 4K. Guía 4k 709.. Dykinson. 2016
  • Utray, F., Armenteros, M. & Benítez, A. J.. Postproducción digital. Una perspectiva contemporánea. Dykinson. 2015
  • Van Hurkman, Alexis. Color Correction Handbook: Professional Techniques for Video and Cinema . Peachpitpress. 2013
  • Wright, Steve . Digital Compositing for Film and Video (4th edition) . Routledge. 2017

The course syllabus may change due academic events or other reasons.