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

SCRIPT WRITING

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:
Socio-Environmental Circumstances
Film Art
Esthetical Values
Social Values

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

FILM CREW STRUCTURE

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

SCRIPT WRITING

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:
Author/Audience Relationship
Anthropology
Literature
Psychology
Philosophy
Sociology
Global Politics and Cinema, Art, Literature

TECHNICAL ELEMENTS OF FILM

Lecturers

2h

3h

 

5

Workshops and Modules:
Grip Equipment
New Technologies in Cinematography

ARTISTIC ELEMENTS OF FILM

Lecturers

2h

3h

 

5

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

FILM CREW STRUCTURE

Lecturers

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

 

 

 

 

SCRIPT WRITING

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:
History of Art: Painting, Literature, Music
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

 

 

 

 

SCRIPT WRITING

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:
Experimental Film Forms
Verbal and Nonverbal Communication

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

SCRIPT WRITING

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
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

SCRIPT WRITING

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.