Image Post-Production

Documentary Film Studies
5 ECTS; 3º Ano, 1º Semestre, 30,0 PL + 30,0 TP + 3,0 OT


Basics of MacOS operating system from a user's perspective. Have a good command of Final Cut Pro.

a. Acquire technical skills in the areas of image effects and color correction
b. Develop creative ability on intervention over image
C. Mastering the completion of post-production on an inter-active DVD

1. Basic principles of color and contrast correction
2. Application and configuration of image effects
3. Maintaining visual continuity
4. Color correction techniques on different softwares
5 Files encoding
6 Creating inter-active menus on DVDs

Evaluation Methodology
continuous assessment:
Practical exercise (80%)
Attendance (10%)
Motivation/Participation (10%)

examination regular season:
Practical exercise (100%)

examination appeal season:
Practical exercise (100%)

- Sitter, M. e Ramseier, A. e Carman, R. e Arrington, R. (2009). Apple Pro Training Series: DVD Studio Pro 4. California: Peachpit Press
- Van Hurkman, A. (2010). Color Correction Handbook: Professional Techniques for Video and Cinema. California: Peachpit Press
- Gross, D. e Wohl, M. (2009). Apple Pro Training Series: Color Correction in Final Cut Studio. California: Peachpit Press

Method of interaction
A. Practical-theoretical classes with projection and demonstration of techniques
B. Practical lessons for work development

Software used in class
Final Cut Pro 7; Color; DVD Studio Pro; Compressor