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LFT201-1 Film Production and Film Theory
This course builds on LFT103 and requires corresponding practical and theoretical knowledge.
On successful completion of the course
- document knowledge and skills with regard to the production of audiovisual narratives and production processes connected with the development and completion of recordings
-have acquired an understanding of film analysis and the relevant terminology needed to discuss film in written form.
- have acquired the ability to reflect on project-based work and experience with group processes
The course will educate competent narrators in audiovisual media, and the development of narratives and narrative techniques therefore receive a great deal of focus. Students work with fiction as well as documentary film.
The course also places a great amount of emphasis on the further development of technical skills in video production as well as working with and treating sound as narrative element. Major topics include:
- Sound work
- Production planning and manuscript development
- Analysis, presentation and communication of knowledge of film as medium
Instruction will be offered in the form of lectures, courses and practical assignments (both practical production assignments and a reflection assignment). There is compulsory attendance at practical instruction and assignments. Students must also expect to complete course-related work outside of ordinary working hours.
Compulsory assignments must have received passing marks in order for students to be allowed to sit the examination. The course has three such assignments:
- One written assignment related to film assessment and analysis
- One video production (documentary genre)
- Each group must hand in a production plan and manuscript within the stated deadline in preparation for the final examination.
Satisfactory attendance is required at compulsory instruction with regard to specific requirements stated in the semester schedule.
Portfolio assessment consisting of one theoretical and one practical assignment (counts 40%).
Group-based video production and individually written reflection paper (counts 60%).
Theoretical and practical.
1st cycle (bachelor).
The syllabus will be published on the home page of the course when finalised. See link in the upper right hand corner of the page.
Yes, subject to capacity.
Faculty of Humanities and Education