Course code MākZ3028
Faculty Faculty of Education, Psychology and Art
Credit points, number of lectures
Credit points ECTS Credit points Total number of auditorium hours Number of lecture hours Number of seminars and practical work hours Number of student independent work hours
2 3 32 17 4 48
E-courses MākZ3028: Basic Camerawork I
Course annotation Alongside with lectures on theory, covering the key principles of perception of the graphic image and colour; the essentials of composition and editing/montage; various aspects of lighting and their technical application; the use of cinema, video and digital filming equipment, objectives, filters, prisms, lenses, etc., the students also practice filming both in open air and in interiors with different filming equipment and optics available, fulfilling the tasks set by the instructor.
Results The aim of the course is to develop abilities to record a visual image of an object or event at the right time and place and in the right manner; make use of artistic means of expression and subject them to the author’s individual vision; organise frames, arrange different settings for filming with appropriate lighting, and appropriate speed in changing panoramic views and image scale.
Course plan 1.Introduction: The Plot and The CameramanL8
2.The Technology of Filming L2,Ld2
3.The Technology of LightingL3,Ld5
4.Essentials of the Frame Composition L4,Ld4
5.Visiting several production shots S4

Requirements for obtaining credit points Mandatory participation in two mid-term shows (25% each).
Timely fulfillment of all tasks and demonstration in the final exam -show (50%)

Study programmes Art