Documentary Semester Program
Czech Republic, Nové Město
|Study location||Czech Republic, Nové Město|
|Type||Short duration, full-time|
|Nominal duration||1 semester|
|Tuition fee||€11,800 per semester|
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The semester documentary film progam is the first semester of the year documentary course. The curriculum is aimed at imparting technical hard skills through weekly filmmaking projects and a solid knowledge of the discipline through a rigorous examination of important documentary works throughout history and from around the world.
Concretely, the first semester covers the following: documentary camera and coverage, interviewing techniques, research, preproduction, story structure and analysis, ethics, authorship and voice. Students learn to edit using Avid Media composer and shoot using Blackmagic Pocket and Ursa Mini, Sony 4K HDCam and Canon.
Film and practical exercises play an extremely important role in the program. Classroom-based courses are supplemented with a number of practical exercises in the studio and at different locations. In the first semester, each student completes seven film projects.