Film Editing II

Documentary Film Studies
5 ECTS; 2º Ano, 2º Semestre, 15,0 T + 45,0 TP + 3,0 OT

Lecturer

Prerequisites
Basic computer skills.
Having completed the course “Film Editing I”.

Objectives
A. To regard documentary editing as a writing process;
B. To be aware of the importance of organising and defining working methods;
C. To master the technical aspects of editing and exporting to different media;
D. To be familiar with the technical operation of display circuits

Program
a. Re-creating the discourse of others: editing a film directed by others;
b. Creating a discourse for others: The concept of viewer inherent to the editing process;
c. Technical observations.

Evaluation Methodology
Continuous assessment:
A) Attendance and active class participation - 40%
B) End-of-term assignment - 60%.
Exam and resit:
A) Final assignment and work process specifications - 100%

Bibliography
- AA, V. (1986). O Bestiário de Chris Marker. Lisboa: Livros Horizonte
- Gomes, M. (2001). Manuel Mozos, um Ponto de Vista. Santa Maria da Feira: Edição Festival de Cinema Luso Brasileiro
- Sebald, W. (1998). The Rings of Saturn. (pp. 51-71). London: The Harvill Press
- Steyerl, H. (0). In Defense of the Poor Image. Acedido em 27 de fevereiro de 2014 em http://www.e-flux.com/journal/in-defense-of-the-poor-image/

Method of interaction
Lectures and tutorials based on a practical assignment carried out throughout the semester.

Software used in class