Checking date: 13/03/2018


Course: 2022/2023

Film Direction
(12314)
Study: Master in Film and Television (290)
EPH


Coordinating teacher: MEJON MIRANDA, ANA MARIA

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

Type: Compulsory
ECTS Credits: 3.0 ECTS

Course:
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Objectives
-To possess and understand key knowledge to be able to be original in the development and application of ideas, often within a research context. -Capacity to apply knowledge and solve problems in new environments within wider contexts (or multidisciplinary) related to the area of study. -Capacity to integrate knowledge and confront the complexity of judgments taking limited or incomplete information as a point of departure, including reflections on social and ethical responsibilities, linked to the acquisition of knowledge and judgment. -Capacity to learn in order to keep studying in an autonomous fashion. -Screenplay development including executive production. -Direct and translation of screenplays into film and television images -Identify, select and develop proposals for film and television projects. -Create and explain audiovisual projects in pitching sessions. -Knowledge of the key tools of screenwriting for the development of film and television fiction. -Plan screenplays and mise-en-scene: basic notions on directing actors. -Plan and organize shooting plans. -Supervise and manage the postproduction and finalization processes.
Skills and learning outcomes
Description of contents: programme
1. THE FILM¿S DIRECTOR JOB: PITCHING , COMMISSIONED WORKS AND TRAINING 2. THE FILM DIRECTOR APPROACHING THE SCREENPLAY 3. PRE-PRODUCTION 4. SHOOTING 5. SOUND AND IMAGE EDITING 6. MUSIC AND DIGITAL EFFECTS 7. DISTRIBUTION AND PROMOTION 8. STARTING OVER: THE FILM DIRECTOR BEGINS A NEW PROJECT
Assessment System
  • % end-of-term-examination 60
  • % of continuous assessment (assigments, laboratory, practicals...) 40
Basic Bibliography
  • MACKENDRICK, A.. On film making. Ediciones Jaguar. Madrid, 2013
  • Mamet, David. On Directing Film. Penguin. 1992

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