Documentary Film Studies
5 ECTS; 2º Ano, 1º Semestre, 15,0 T + 45,0 PL + 3,0 OT
Basics of acoustics. Interest and motivation.
a.The students should acquire theoretical and practical knowledge of sound for audiovisual.
b.This unit enables them to learn sound capture and recording techniques for documentary film and how to work as part of a team.
Acoustics: sound propagation; aural perception; the human voice.
Microphones and accessories for sound recording.
Management systems and equipment for audio signal recording.
Problems associated with sound indoors and outdoors.
Sound pre-production, production and post-production.
Direct sound, reference sound and post-production sound.
Continuous assessment with specific weights: 2 practical exercises; written test; attendance, motivation and participation.
10/20 is the minimum mark to pass.
- Lyver, D. (1995). Basics of Vídeo Sound. Oxford: Focal Press
- HOLMAN, T. (2010). Sound for Film and Television. : Focal Press
Method of interaction
A.Demonstrative and theoretical-practical lessons in which students will learn self-study techniques.
B.Practical examples and individual exercises on capturing and recording sound for a movie.
C.Viewing and listening film sections.
Software used in class