BFA Program

BFA Program – 1st Year - 1st Semester

Main Course

Sub courses (and content)

Hours per week

ECTS
per sem

*T

*P

*C

FILM DIRECTING

Lectures

3h

6h

2h

9

Workshops and Modules:
Basics of Film Directing
Director’s Approach
Space
Time

Consultations

SCRIPTWRITING

Lectures

2h

2h

2h

4

Workshops and Modules:
Theme
Unity of Space, Time and Action
Synopsis
Dialogue Scene

Consultations

FILM HISTORY

Lectures

2h

 

 

2

Workshops and Modules:
Introduction to Film History
History of Film Through Space and Time
Film analysis

FILM AND SOCIETY

Lectures

2h

 

 

2

Workshops and Modules:

History of StorytellingMyth,

Drama and Artist as an “Author” of History

Aristotle, Greek Dramatists, Medieval Storytellers, Shakespeare...

Inspiration and Representation

TECHNICAL ELEMENTS OF FILM

Lectures

2h

3h

 

5

Workshops and Modules:
Film Lab
Camera and Lighting
Introduction to Editing
Sound on Locations

ARTISTIC ELEMENTS OF FILM

Lectures

2h

3h

 

5

Workshops and Modules:
Camera, Editing and Sound as Artistic Ways of Expression
The Cinematic Space

PRODUCTION

Lectures

1h

2h

 

3

Workshops and Modules:
Planning
Structuring the Film Crew
Job Descriptions of the Film Crew Members
Space
Time

*T = Theory; *P = Practical work; *C = Consultations and tutorial work

NOTE: Workshops and modules are an integral part of the courses, organized in 1 to 4 week sections and conducted by guest lecturers and visiting professors. List of workshops is newly prepared each year and includes a pool of visiting filmmakers and film professionals, often engaged multiple times. Workshops and master-classes for each given academic year are updated throughout the year. Please see WORSKHOPS.

 

BFA Program – 1st Year - 2nd Semester

Main Course

Sub courses (and content)

Hours per week

ECTS
per sem

*T

*P

*C

FILM DIRECTING

Lectures

3h

6h

2h

9

Workshops and Modules:
Author’s approach
Crossroad
Market Place

Consultations

SCRIPTWRITING

Lectures

2h

2h

2h

4

Workshops and Modules:
Film Theme
Script Writing Process and Form
Pitching Form
Crossroad
Market Place
Short Fiction Film Script

Consultations

FILM HISTORY

Lectures

2h

 

 

2

Workshops and Modules:
Historical Overview of Film Development
Styles and Genres
Author’s Approach to Themes
Film Analysis
Archive and Found Footage

FILM AND SOCIETY

Lectures

2h

 

 

2

Workshops and Modules:

Art and Artist
Creative Process and Psychoanalysis
(S. Freud, C.G. Jung, O. Rank, H. Kohut)
Artists in the 20th Century (Artistic and Personal Choices in the Time of War)
Individual, Family, Society...
My Story

TECHNICAL ELEMENTS OF FILM

Lectures

2h

3h

 

5

Workshops and Modules:
Grip Equipment
New Technologies in Cinematography

ARTISTIC ELEMENTS OF FILM

Lectures

2h

3h

 

5

Workshops and Modules:
New Technology Development
Influence of New Technologies on Development of Film Language and Aesthetics

PRODUCTION

Lectures

1h

2h

 

3

Workshops and Modules:
Crossroad
Market Place

*T = Theory; *P = Practical work; *C = Consultations and tutorial work

NOTE: Workshops and modules are an integral part of the courses, organized in 1 to 4 week sections and conducted by guest lecturers and visiting professors. List of workshops is newly prepared each year and includes a pool of visiting filmmakers and film professionals, often engaged multiple times. Workshops and master-classes for each given academic year are updated throughout the year. Please see WORSKHOPS.

BFA Program 2nd Year - 1st Semester

Main Course

Sub courses and content

Hours per week

ECTS
per sem

*T

*P

*C

FILM DIRECTING

Lectures

3h

6h

2h

9

Workshops and Modules:
Film Directing
Introduction into Fiction Film Format
Film Directing Master Class
Documentary Film

Consultations

 

 

 

 

SCRIPTWRITING

Lectures

2h

2h

2h

4

Workshops and Modules:
Script Based on a True Story
Politics of Film Adaptation
Film and Dramaturgy

Consultations

FILM HISTORY

Workshops and Modules:
History of Documentary Film
TV History
War Cinema

2h

 

 

2

FILM AND SOCIETY

Lectures

2h

 

 

2

Workshops and Modules:

The Role of Subconscious in the Art
Back to the Roots
Representation of the Society
Rewriting of the History
From Idea to Artistic Work

TECHNICAL ELEMENTS OF FILM

Lectures

2h

3h

 

5

Workshops and Modules:
Camera and Lights
Complexed Camera Movements
Sound Recording in Dialogue Scenes
Documentary Film

ARTISTIC ELEMENTS OF FILM

Lectures

2h

3h

 

5

Workshops and Modules:
Lighting Design
Visual Unity
Dramaturgy in Editing
Film Punctuation
Editing Styles

PRODUCTION

Lectures

1h

2h

 

3

Workshops and Modules:
Production stages
Scene Breakdown
Shooting Plan
Documentary Film

*T = Theory; *P = Practical work; *C = Consultations and tutorial work

NOTE: Workshops and modules are an integral part of the courses, organized in 1 to 4 week sections and conducted by guest lecturers and visiting professors. List of workshops is newly prepared each year and includes a pool of visiting filmmakers and film professionals, often engaged multiple times. Workshops and master-classes for each given academic year are updated throughout the year. Please see WORSKHOPS.


BFA Program 2nd Year - 2nd Semester

Main Course

Sub courses and content

Hours per week

ECTS
per sem

*T

*P

*C

FILM DIRECTING

Lectures

3h

6h

2h

9

Workshops and Modules:
Working with Actors
Fiction Forms
Real Event Adaptation
Short Fiction Film

Consultations

 

 

 

 

SCRIPTWRITING

Lectures

2h

2h

2h

4

Workshops and Modules:
Scriptwriting
Literature Adaptation
Style Elements

Consultations

FILM HISTORY

Workshops and Modules:
Regional Cinematography
Authors and Styles
Hollywood Film Industry
Film Analysis

2h

 

 

2

FILM AND SOCIETY

Lectures

2h

 

 

2

Workshops and Modules:

Film as a Reflection of the Society in Different

National Cinematographies
Personalization of the Story

TECHNICAL ELEMENTS OF FILM

Lectures

2h

3h

 

5

Workshops and Modules:
Animation
3D Modelling
Basics of Sound Postproduction
FX Shooting with the Camera
Camera in Feature Film and Lighting Design

ARTISTIC ELEMENTS OF FILM

Lectures

2h

3h

 

5

Workshops and Modules:
Visible and Invisible Film Music
Director’s Work with the Composer
Commercials
Music Video
Avant-garde Film
Elements of Non-verbal Communication: Image and Sound

PRODUCTION

Lectures

1h

2h

 

3

Workshops and Modules:
Organizing the Shooting Process
Production Budget
Short Fiction Film

Consultations

*T = Theory; *P = Practical work; *C = Consultations and tutorial work

NOTE: Workshops and modules are an integral part of the courses, organized in 1 to 4 week sections and conducted by guest lecturers and visiting professors. List of workshops is newly prepared each year and includes a pool of visiting filmmakers and film professionals, often engaged multiple times. Workshops and master-classes for each given academic year are updated throughout the year. Please see WORSKHOPS.

BFA Program 3rd Year - 1st Semester

 

Main Course

 

Sub courses and content

Hours per week

ECTS
per sem

*T

*P   

*C

FILM DIRECTING

Lectures

2h

6h

3h

9

Workshops and Modules:
Director’s Poetics Master Class
Development of graduation projects with mentors

Consultations

SCRIPTWRITING

Lectures

2h

2h

4h

6

Workshops and Modules:
Visual Aspects of Writing
Work with the Script Doctors
Development of graduation projects with mentors

Consultations

PRODUCTION

Lectures 

3h

 

2h

5

Workshops and Modules:
Film Production Budgeting
Film Funds
Networking
Festivals
From Pitching to Distribution Channels of Distribution
Final phase of preparation for graduation films

Consultations

SET DESIGN AND COSTUME DESIGN

Lectures

2h

 

2h

3

Workshops and Modules:
Methodology of Set and Costume Design
Work with Set Designer, Costume Designer, Make Up Artist

Consultations

WORKING WITH ACTORS

Lectures 

2h

2h

 

4

Workshops and Modules:

History of Acting
Director/Actor Relationship
Difference Between Theatre and Film Acting
Working with Actors

POSTPRODUCTION

Lectures 

3h

2h

 

3

Workshops and Modules:
Postproduction Stages
DCP Formats
Folly Recording
Editing of Sound and Footage
Music Recording
Grading
Final Mixes
Music and Film

*T = Theory; *P = Practical work; *C = Consultations and tutorial work

NOTE: Workshops and modules are an integral part of the courses, organized in 1 to 4 week sections and conducted by guest lecturers and visiting professors. List of workshops is newly prepared each year and includes a pool of visiting filmmakers and film professionals, often engaged multiple times. Workshops and master-classes for each given academic year are updated throughout the year. Please see WORSKHOPS.

BFA Program 3rd Year - 2nd Semester

 

Main Course

 

Sub courses and content

Hours per week

ECTS
per sem

*T

*P   

*C

FILM DIRECTING

Workshops and Modules:
Individual work on graduation films

 

6h

5h

9

Consultations and graduation films mentorship

SCRIPTWRITING

Workshops and Modules:
Working with Script Doctor Master Class

 

2h

6h

6

Consultations and graduation films mentorship

PRODUCTION

Workshops and Modules:
Preproduction and production of the graduation films

 

 

5h

5

Consultations and graduation films mentorship

SET DESIGN AND COSTUME DESIGN

Consultations and graduation films mentorship

 

 

4h

3

WORKING WITH ACTORS

Workshops and Modules:
Working with Actors
Rehearsals for the graduation films

 

2h

 

4

POSTPRODUCTION

Postproduction of the graduation films

 

2h

 

3

*T = Theory; *P = Practical work; *C = Consultations and tutorial work

NOTE: Workshops and modules are an integral part of the courses, organized in 1 to 4 week sections and conducted by guest lecturers and visiting professors. List of workshops is newly prepared each year and includes a pool of visiting filmmakers and film professionals, often engaged multiple times. Workshops and master-classes for each given academic year are updated throughout the year. Please see WORSKHOPS.