PV110 Basics of Film Discourse

Faculty of Informatics
Autumn 2015
Extent and Intensity
2/2/1. 4 credit(s) (plus extra credits for completion). Type of Completion: k (colloquium).
Mgr. BcA. Robert Král, Ph.D. (lecturer), doc. RNDr. Petr Sojka, Ph.D. (deputy)
doc. RNDr. Petr Sojka, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Mgr. Daniel Poľan (seminar tutor)
Bc. Kryštof Zvolánek (seminar tutor)
MgA. Josef Víšek (seminar tutor)
Mgr. Radek Gomola (assistant)
Ing. Pavel Šiler (assistant)
Bc. Tomáš Schmidl (assistant)
Mgr. Jakub Špiřík (assistant)
Mgr. Antonín Holík (assistant)
Mgr. Jana Čecháčková (assistant)
Mgr. Marián Valovič (assistant)
Bc. Jan Šplíchal (assistant)
Anna Galbová (assistant)
Mgr. Michal Románek (assistant)
Lukáš Kubiš (assistant)
Martin Jancík (assistant)
Bc. Jan Szlauer (assistant)
Bc. Elena Kubalíková (assistant)
Martin Štěrba (assistant)
Guaranteed by
doc. RNDr. Petr Matula, Ph.D.
Department of Visual Computing - Faculty of Informatics
Contact Person: doc. RNDr. Petr Sojka, Ph.D.
Supplier department: Department of Visual Computing - Faculty of Informatics
Mon 18:00–19:50 D3
  • Timetable of Seminar Groups:
PV110/02: each even Monday 14:00–17:50 C416, each even Monday 14:00–17:50 C403, D. Poľan, K. Zvolánek
PV110/29: each odd Monday 14:00–17:50 C416, each odd Monday 14:00–17:50 C403, D. Poľan, K. Zvolánek
Enthusiasm and ideas for a movie. Knowing the basics of electronic publishing PB029 Electronic Document Preparation is a plus.
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is also offered to the students of the fields other than those the course is directly associated with.
Fields of study the course is directly associated with
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Course objectives
When student pass this course, she/he should be posses main skills, craft and art of preparation of the script of a short movie or play. Course graduate should be accustomed to the creative and technical processes that are inevitable in the preparation of a product of short movie type. He/she will have ready technical script for movie production in the course PV113 Production of Audiovisual Artefacts in the Spring semester.
  • Theme. Literary model for movie or multimedia project. Choice of model or intrigue. Basics of scriptwriting. Movie script: analysis of conflict, setting of key points in a script, plausibility of figures, dynamics of the storytelling, characters and their progress. Substance of dramaturgy, collective readings, processes towards final script and technical and production plan. Main rules of production and postproduction. Editing. Practical goal is adaptation of literary model into movie script. Students have to write or adapt a story into script, taking in mind existing technical backing of the course in LEMMA laboratory. During the realization of this goal, students will be taught the right ways of doing good script and all the phases of literary preparation (model, story, script) all the topics around. Scripts written and defended in the course will be used for movie/multimedia production in the Spring term. Practical exercises will be done in the LEMMA laboratory using DLSR and other rich set of audio and video instruments.
  • VALUŠIAK, Josef. Základy střihové skladby. 3., rozš. vyd. V Praze: FAMU, 2005. 143 s. ISBN 8073310392. info
  • KUČERA, Jan. Střihová skladba. 1 : základní podmínky skladebního natáčení a provádění střihové skladby. Praha: Státní pedagogické nakladatelství, 1960. info
  • Petr Sojka, Radovan Hakl a kol.: Základy multimediální produkce. Učební text (draft v ISu).
  • Filmová řeč / Jerzy Plazewski ; [z polského originálu ... přeložil Zdeněk Smejkal ; doslov Jan Kučera]. -- 1. vyd. -- Praha : Orbis, 1967. -- 461 s., [52] s. obr. příl. -- P 9269/67. -- Obsahuje bibliografii na s. 425-432, rejstřík filmů a jm. rejstřík
  • Mistrovství práce s DSLR (Roman Pihan)
Teaching methods
In addition to the introductory lectures about principles of audiovisual communication and principles of audio and video acquisition the main part of the course will be devoted to the discussions about student's project preparation materials (literary and technical scripts). Students will be also given homeworks to learn the skills of movie cutting (Adobe Premiere) in the LEMMA laboratory.
Assessment methods
Final grading is based on the defense of written literary and technical script of short movie. This document will be consulted and discussed during the term. When defended, it's production will be done in spring term (in the course PV113 Production of Audiovisual Artefacts).
Language of instruction
Follow-Up Courses
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
Study Materials
The course is taught annually.
Teacher's information
The course is also listed under the following terms Autumn 2004, Autumn 2005, Autumn 2006, Autumn 2007, Autumn 2008, Autumn 2009, Autumn 2010, Autumn 2011, Autumn 2012, Autumn 2013, Autumn 2014, Autumn 2016, Autumn 2017, Autumn 2018, Autumn 2019.
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