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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 is to create a production process where each discipline works together towards a shared goal. The aim is also to deepen the students knowledge in dramaturgy, edit analysis and in the craft of directing actors.

Learning outcomes

After the course the student is expected to be able to take part in a film production process, with emphasis on fiction. The student should be able to produce and analyze scripts, be able to work with actors and be able to plan and execute the editing process.

Course contents

The students will develop their productions from an idea to a script to a film. The emphasis is on scriptwriting, directing actors, production, editing and analyzing each others work. The lenght of the productions are 4-5 minutes.

Prerequisites and co-requisites

Singelkamera 1 Singelkamera 2 (eller motsvarande kunskaper)

Previous course names

Short Film

Additional information

Participation 80%

Recommended or required reading

McKee, Robert 1999 Story Substance, structure, style, and the principles of Screenwriting. London: Methuen Karel Reisz & Gavin Millar The techique of Film Editing Focal Press ISBN 0 240 51437 8 Pat Cooper & Ken Dancyger: Writing the Short Film Focal Press

Study activities

  • Lectures - 40 hours
  • Project- and production work/artistic activities - 50 hours
  • Individual studies - 43 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

  • Demonstrations and proficiency exams
  • Essays, reports, productions and portfolio

Assessment requirements

Participation in a short film preproduction, production and postproduction.


  • Cantell Saara
  • Grabber Klaus
  • Hemming Alf
  • Nordström Robert
  • Törnqvist Jutta


Cantell Saara

Group size

No limit

Assignments valid until

Until further notice

The timetable of the course


Assessment methods

  • Date will be announced later - Demonstrations and presentations
  • Date will be announced later - Reports and productions

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