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Editing Laboratory

Code 13096
Year 1
Semester S2
ECTS Credits 6
Workload OT(15H)/TP(45H)
Scientific area Cinema
Entry requirements >
Mode of delivery Presential
Work placements Not applicable
Learning outcomes In this Course Unit, the student should be able to acquire the main concepts and styles of editing, to know and apply its creative and discursive potential, and to conceptually articulate editing alongside other steps of the creative filmmaking process. Furthermore, the student should be able to work with professional, non-linear editing software, integrated in a video post-production workflow. > In this Course Unit, the student should be able to acquire the main concepts and styles of editing, to know and apply its creative and discursive potential, and to conceptually articulate editing alongside other steps of the creative filmmaking process. Furthermore, the student should be able to work with professional, non-linear editing software, integrated in a video post-production workflow.
Syllabus 1. Definition of film editing and film editor.

2. Brief history of film editing

Editing pioneers.
Classicism.
The invisibility of the editing.
The new cinema and the rupture with the predominance of continuity.
Contemporary cinema and the multiplicity of narrative forms.
The new challenges of film editing.

3. Introduction to editing tools.

DaVinci Resolve.
Adobe Premiere Pro.
Final Cut Pro.
Avid media Composer.

4. The function of script continuity in editing.

5. Workflow and Workspace.

Organization of files, projects and timelines.
Import.
Timing.
Export.

6. Film editing grammar.

Scene and sequence.
Raccord.
Point of view.
180º and 30º rules.
Scale of shots.
Rhythm.
Shot and scene pace.
Shot and reverse shot.
Cross cutting
Alternate editing.
Editing dialog and voiceover.
Editing music.
Ellipse.
Flashback and Flashforward.
Cutaways.
Jump-cut.
J and L cuts.

7.Editing practice.

Script and editing.
Raw material approach, Rough cut, First cut, Fine cut and Final cut.
Main Bibliography BAZIN, André, O que é o Cinema?, Livros Horizonte, 1992
BOWEN, Christopher, Gramar of the edit, Routledge, 2017
BRESSON, Robert, Notas sobre o Cinematógrafo, Porto Editora, 2004
CRITTENDEN, Roger, Fine Cuts: The Art of European Film Editing, Elsevier, 2006
DMYTRYK, Edward, On Film Editing: An Introduction to the Art of Film Construction, Focal Press, 1984
EISENSTEIN, Sergei, Film Form, Harvest Book, 1975
FAIRSERVICE, Don, Film Editing: History, Theory and Practice, Manchester University Press, 2001
MURCH, Walter, In the Blink of an Eye, Silman-James Press, 2005
NOGUEIRA, Luís, Manuais de Cinema III. Planificação e Montagem, Livros Labcom, 2010
Teaching Methodologies and Assessment Criteria The teaching methodology is based on the exhibition and debate of editing practices through the analysis of films and on individual and group practical exercises, experimenting with the concepts and techniques of cinematographic editing using various materials captured by students and from project raw materials. professionals.

Rating criteria:

1. Continuous assessment of the student's overall performance (participation in class and commitment): 20%
2. Total assessment of practical exercises: 80%
Language Portuguese. Tutorial support is available in English.

Instructors

Não tem Fotografia.
Joao Paulo Costa Braz

Course

Cinema
Last updated on: 2022-06-22

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