Map of studies
Master in Film and TV Series Directing
- ECTS – European Credit Transfer System
- OB – Mandatory
- FB – Basic training
- FBC – Common Basic Training
- FBR – Basic Branch Training
- PE – External Practices
- RAC – Credit Recognition
- TFG – Final Degree Project
1. KEY CONCEPTS
Contemporary Film Narratives
Transversal content (common for several masters) that seeks an approach to the most current trends in cinematography from a narrative and aesthetic perspective.
Keys to the literary creation of an audiovisual work based on the study of the dramatic premises, structures, conflicts and psychology of characters that allows the development of a story from one's own storyline.
The cinematographic image
The essence of photography through the psychology of light, color and movement that is complemented by an approach to camera technology and lighting.
The language, the rhythm, the temporality and the cinematographic narrative contemplated from the montage as a backbone element of the filmic discourse.
Sound Technology and Narrative
Environments, dialogues and soundscapes. Approach to the soundtrack from an artistic and narrative perspective that is complemented by the technical and creative work of sound capture and post-production.
2. SPECIALIZED WORKSHOPS
The Directing Department
Trades and tasks of the management department. Procedures for the performance of script and assistant director jobs. Practical proposals on coordination and leadership of work teams on filming.
The staging as key in the creation and composition of an audiovisual work. Study of various cinematographic devices in a conceptual journey that ranges from fiction to metafiction. Keys to the serial story and development of film practices for resolving scenes with different grammatical proposals.
Actor Directing Workshop
Practical workshop that proposes an analytical journey through the different schools and acting styles with work sessions in workshop format in which scenes with actors and actresses will be resolved. These scenes will address different dramatic arcs and tonal genres from the dramatic to the comedic.
Industry, Business and Career Development
Masterclasses focused on personal brand development and portfolio configuration. Masterclasses with relevant industry professionals.
Advertising workshop: fashion film and music video
Analysis of advertising genres and subgenres with emphasis on those that propose their own audiovisual narrative. Practical tour of the processes and specific methodologies in the preparation of treatments and dossiers. Conceptual study of the essential keys of advertising creativity. Film practices shooting with models.
Creative Documentary and Experimental Cinema Workshop
Immersion in the territories of non-fiction analyzing its evolution over time, its referents and essential forms from the creative documentary to experimental cinema, including film essay, self-reflexive cinema, found footage, fake and video art practices. . Film practices and project monitoring.
Project Development Tutorials
Group tutorials (students from the same class and degree), individual tutorials (personalized follow-up) and transversal tutorials (students from different degrees of master).
Fiction Short Film
Development of a fiction short film that constitutes the main and obligatory project of the Masters TAI.
nonfiction short film
To choose between (both projects are linked to one of the optional modules provided in the master):
- Fashion film or music video: development of an advertising piece in any of its variants.
- Creation documentary or experimental short film: development of a non-fiction piece in any of its variants.