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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 that students understand how editing has changed during history of film.

Students know "editing rules".

Student know the modern workflow.

Learning outcomes

At the end of the course the student is expected to be able to understand how film can be edited with different styles.

The changes in editing is presented from silent film to contemporary films.

Students get to know different type of convetions and rules, different ways to edit with different types of tools.

Course contents

Students can do the course in two ways:

A) Student edits a film that has been made on course Fiktion2. Student gets individual feedback.

B) Course includes lessons, assignments, presentations and practical exercises.

Prerequisites and co-requisites


Previous course names


Recommended or required reading

Gabriella Oldham: First Cut
ISBN-13: 978-0520075887

Study activities

  • Lectures - 70 hours
  • Excursions and demonstrations - 10 hours
  • Small-group work - 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

Exams (written-, oral-, home-)

Assessment requirements

Attending lessions and doing assignments.


  • Lindfors Kauko
  • Nordström Robert


Lindfors Kauko

Group size

No limit

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Until further notice

Assessment methods

Date of examination will be announced later - Exams

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