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Film Workshop II

Code 16628
Year 2
Semester S1
ECTS Credits 6
Workload OT(15H)/PL(45H)
Scientific area Cinema
Entry requirements --
Learning outcomes This curricular unit is divided into three areas of cinematographic creation: image, sound and editing. Each student will choose one
area in which they will acquire knowledge. In image 1) the student should be able to develop technical lighting skills; 2)
Deepen the technical and aesthetic sense of light and shadow; 3) Plan and make decisions in a filming décor. In sound, the student should
be able to 1) Identify the different stages of the sound design process for a film; 2) Master sound capture; 3) Carry out all the
all stages of sound post-production. In editing, the aim is for the student to deepen their knowledge of advanced cinematographic
techniques and their integration into the post-production process. 1) Specialize technical knowledge using
professional editing tools. 2) Analysis of the editor's work process from the choice of raw material to final editing. 3)
Develop the ability to design creative narrative and visual solutions
Syllabus IMAGE
- Developing technical lighting skills
- Aesthetic sense of light and shadow
- Choice of equipment
- Indoor and outdoor lighting techniques
- Color correction and grading
1.1 Direct sound capture
1.2 Microphones
2. Digital Audio Workstations
3. Effects
4. Editing MIDI information and using samplers
5. Foley
6. ADR - Dubbing
7. Blending
8. Mastering

Continuity in the approach to editing tools, Workflows in the dynamics of the editing program to operate, Da Vinci, Premiere, Final Cut, Avid.

Editing as an agent of space and time in the film, structuring and creating a language.

From decoupage to montage
Editing and the evolution of practices, shots within shots
Curricular exercises / assessment
Main Bibliography MASCELLI, Joseph V, The Five Cs of cinematography: Motion picture filming techniques, Silman-James, cop. 1965
ALTON, John, Painting With Light, University of California Press; First Edition,2013
BROWN, Blain, Cinematography: Theory and Practice: Image Making for Cinematographers and Directors; Focal Press; 3rd Edition, 2016
CHION, Michel, A audiovisão: Som e imagem no cinema, Lisboa, Texto & Grafia, 2011
BRICCA, Jacob (2017). Documentary Editing: Principles & Practice. Nova Iorque,Focal Press.
CRITTENDEN, Roger (2006). Fine Cuts: The Art of European Film Editing. Oxford,Focal Press.
CHION, Michel, A audiovisão: Som e imagem no cinema, Lisboa, Texto & Grafia, 2011
FONSECA, Nuno, Introdução Engenharia de Som, Lisboa, Lidel/FCA, 2007
CARVALHO, Fausto, Composição e Produção Musical com o PC, Lisboa, FCA, 2003
MARQUES, Miguel, Sistemas e Te´cnicas de Produc¸a~o A´udio, Lisboa, Lidel/FCA, 2014
Teaching Methodologies and Assessment Criteria As this is a laboratory course, practical exercises will be given priority.
There will also be a joint exercise between the three areas, in which students will make a film exercise of up to 2 minutes.
The course will have lectures, but above all practical lessons. This will enable students to improve their technical skills and
and a better command of image, sound and editing equipment;
The course will enable students to learn to work in a shooting context and in post-production with materials from the different areas of film production (image, sound and editing).
areas of film production (image, sound and editing).
Language Portuguese. Tutorial support is available in English.


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Fernando Cabral


Last updated on: 2023-12-03

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