Film Direction I

Documentary Film Studies, Publication in the Diário da República - Despacho n.º 13021/2015

5 ECTS; 2º Ano, 1º Semestre, 7,50 T + 52,50 S + 3,0 OT


Proficiency in English

A. Know the filmography of the guest director
B. Acquiring critical analysis skills on the instruments and conceptions of achievement
C. Develop a critical sense of conceptual and ethical issues
D. Mastering the ability to make a film linking practices and concepts

1. Presentation and analysis of guest director works
2. Presentation on working method in different works
3. Conducting filmic exercise in groups
4. Discussion about the raw materials
5. Discussion around the different mounting options and the final results

Evaluation Methodology
Attendance - 15%
Class participation - 15%
Critical review - 30%
Exercise - 40%

To be recommended by the lecturers/invited film directors. :

Method of interaction
1. Lectures
2. Film screening
3. Practical exercises

Software used in class
Open Office
Final Cut Pro
Quicktime Player