Film Direction II

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

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


Not applicable.

A. Master the ability to make a film articulating theory and practice
B. Acquire critical analysis skills on the creative process of filmmaking
C. Develop critical thinking on ethical and conceptual issues
D. Be familiar with the filmography of several filmmakers

1. Presentation and analysis of the filmography of the guest director
2. Exhibition on working methods in various works
3. Completion of filmmaking exercises
4. Debate around raw footage
5. Discussion of the final results

Evaluation Methodology
Course taught in seminar mode without continuous assessment.

Attendance (10%)
Class participation (10%)
Individual report - 30%
Written assignment – 50%

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

Method of interaction
1. Screening and analysis of the filmography and/or reference works of a a guest director
2. Practical assignment based on a style of direction

Software used in class