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Type of course


Cycle/level of course


Recommended year of study


Total number of ECTS

5 cr

Competency aims

The aim of the course is to give an introduction to the cinematic storytelling.
This course is an introduction to working in a team and together reflect and analyze the exercises done during course.

Learning outcomes

At the end of the course the student is expected to be able to use image and sound in the cinematic storytelling narrative. To understand the importance of team work and to be able to work together towards a common

Course contents

The course includes theory and practical exercises. The practical exercises is about statement exercises and perspective exercises in visual storytelling.
The theory provides bases in the cinematic
storytelling and the use of camera and sound technology.

Prerequisites and co-requisites


Previous course names

Audio and Video Basics

Additional information

Compulsory attendance is 80%

Recommended or required reading

Kari Pirilä, Erkki Kivi. OTOS. Like
Joseph V. Mascelli.The Five C's of Cinematography.

Study activities

  • Lectures - 40 hours
  • Individual- and group instruction - 40 hours
  • Practical exercises - 40 hours
  • Individual studies - 13 hours


  • Total workload of the course: 133 hours
  • Of which autonomous studies: 133 hours
  • Of which scheduled studies: 0 hours

Mode of Delivery

Participation in tuition

Assessment methods

Students are examined through analysis and discussion of the exercises that are made during the course and a personal movie exercise.

Assessment requirements

To pass the course the student must take part in team exercises and evaluations during the course.
Compulsory attendance is 80% of theory lessons


  • Grabber Klaus
  • Lindfors Kauko
  • Nordström Robert
  • Nylund Ludvig


Nordström Robert

Group size

No limit

Assignments valid until

Until date 2013-10-28

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