Checking date: 01/07/2020


Course: 2022/2023

Trends of contemporary fiction
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Study: Master in Film and Television (290)
EPH


Coordinating teacher: FERNANDEZ-RODRIGUEZ LABAYEN, MIGUEL

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 express knowledge, convey reasoning and reach conclusions to specialized and non-specialized audiences in a clear, unambiguous fashion. -Capacity to learn in order to keep studying in an autonomous fashion. -Produce, manage and organize audiovisual productions for cinema and television. -Evaluate and organize the economic management of productions. -Identify the roles and human resources relations within the context of audiovisual productions. -Define exploitation and commercialization pathways for audiovisual productions. -Identify, select and develop proposals for film and television projects. -Capacity to create viability studies, package creation and budgets. -Capacity to identify funding opportunities and solve economic and financial problems for audiovisual projects. -Create and explain audiovisual projects in pitching sessions. -Identify and classify the appropriate technical and working crews for each phase of the project: preproduction, shooting and postproduction. -Control the amortization processes of audiovisual productions. -Supervise and manage the postproduction and finalization processes.
Skills and learning outcomes
Description of contents: programme
1. NEW TRENDS IN SPANISH CINEMA I: FORMAL CHARACTERISTICS 2. NEW TRENDS IN SPANISH CINEMA II: POST-HUMOR AND REFLEXIVITY 3. NEW INTERNATIONAL FILM TRENDS I: INDUSTRIAL, ECONOMIC AND AESTHETIC CHANGES. 4. NEW INTERNATIONAL FILM TRENDS II: THE DIGITAL LEAP, FROM FOUND FOOTAGE TO VIDEO ESSAYS 5. FILM PROMOTION AND EXHIBTION: NON-COMMERCIAL CIRCUITS 6. ANALYZING TELEVISION FICTION: INDUSTRY, INSTITUTIONS AND CULTURE. 7. REPRESENTATION AS A PROBLEM: TELEVISION GENRES AND FORMATS IN THE CONTEXT OF META-FICTION 8. NARRATIVE AND FORMAL STRATEGIES IN CONTEMPORARY TELEVISION
Assessment System
  • % end-of-term-examination 60
  • % of continuous assessment (assigments, laboratory, practicals...) 40
Basic Bibliography
  • Casetti, Francesco. The Lumière Galaxy: Seven Key Words for the Cinema to Come. . New York: University of Columbia Press. 2015
  • Frey, Mattias.. Extreme Cinema. The Transgressive Rhetoric of Today¿s Art Film Culture. . Rutgers, NJ: Rutgers University Press. 2016
  • Galt, Rosalind. Pretty. Film and the Decorative Image. New York: University of Columbia Press. 2011
  • Klein, Amanda Ann & Palmer, Robert, eds.. Cycles, Sequels, Spin-offs, Remakes, and Reboots: Multiplicities in Film and Television.. Austin. Tx: University of Texas Press. 2016

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