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DEPARTMENT: FILM—SOUND EDITING

DEPARTMENT DIRECTOR :assistent professor Florian NANU Phd
e-mail: florian.nanu@unatc.ro

Bachelor’s Degree

The Cinematography, Photography, Media (MULTIMEDIA: FILM EDITING—SOUND EDITING) program trains professional editors for the following fields: audiovisual, television and film. The courses provide a solid theoretical background for both directions of study: film editing and sound editing. The program is intended at having students acquire a cinematic culture and understand the function of sound and editing in cinematographic productions. Film editing involves a series of specific techniques that students will study and experience in a variety of practical projects they will be involved in. As a result of these interdisciplinary collaborations, students will develop their team spirit and creative potential.

Occupations:

• sound/motion picture editor • art consultant • animation/motion picture illustrator

Courses:

First Year:

• Film and TV editing • Film and TV sound • Visual forms and structures • History of Film • Visual arts • New media • Audiovisual language workshop—Directing • Audiovisual language workshop—Cinematography • Audiovisual language workshop—Scriptwriting • Theatre‑film interdisciplinary communication and collaboration • Computers in the professional sound studio • Manipulation techniques in film and TV • Foreign Language (English/French/Spanish) • Physical Education • Practice

Second Year:

• Film and TV editing • Film and TV sound • Multimedia techniques • Screenwriting • History of Film • History of Romanian Film • History of performing arts • Film music • Visual Effects • Audio‑video project management • Foreign Language (English/French/Spanish) • Physical Education • Practice

Third Year:

• Film and TV editing • Film and TV sound • Digital processing of sound • Multimedia techniques • Animation techniques • Screenwriting • Aesthetics • History of Film • Film theory • Film music • National legislation in cinematography • Academic ethics and integrity • Practice • Bachelor’s thesis research and writing

Master’s Degree

Film Editing

The FILM EDITING Master’s program provides students with the opportunity to further their knowledge regarding one of the most important stages in the development of cinematic projects. Film editing requires a good knowledge of all editing techniques and a high degree of spontaneity and creativity. The course has a duration of two years, and allows students to acquire skills and knowledge in both visual and audio fields. Through a combination of theoretical and practical courses, students understand audio‑visual dramaturgy from different perspectives, as well as the role of the editor in filmmaking.

Courses:

First Year:

• Film editing • Editing structures • Film sound • Poetics of directing • European legislation in cinematography • Academic ethics and integrity • Cinematography research and creative workshop • Practice

Second Year:

• Film editing • Editing structures • Film sound • Audio‑visual dramaturgy • Character, dialogue, situation • Creative workshop and cinematographic research • Practice • Master’s thesis research and writing

Film and Sound Editing

The FILM AND SOUND EDITING Master’s program offers training for future editors and sound engineers, providing them with detailed knowledge of the various specialised techniques in these fields. Students will also focus on aspects of music production for film, including work in the recording and processing studio. The constant use of knowledge and skills acquired by students in this program is ensured by their involvement in the creation of soundtracks for projects related to feature films, developed in collaboration with their colleagues from the other programs. We seek to encourage team spirit, all the while having students develop their own personal portfolios.

Courses:

First Year:

First Year • Film sound • Film production/post‑production • Poetics of directing • Film editing • Editing structures • Academic ethics and integrity • Cinematography research and creative workshop • Practice

Second Year:

Second Year • Film sound • Film production/post‑production • Film editing • Audio‑visual dramaturgy • Character, dialogue, situation • Cinematography research and creative workshop • Practice • Master’s thesis research and writing

New Media Design

The NEW MEDIA DESIGN Master’s program has been recently set up and aims at providing further knowledge of digital media with possible applications in film and new communication formats. Structured as an interdisciplinary program, the program offers both theoretical courses and applied activities in film directing, cinematography, sound and editing. Understanding the specificities of digital environments is deepened through hands on practical projects aimed at developing creativity, research and innovation in the field. Graduates will be professional new media technicians, ready to advise and participate in major projects in the film industry.

Courses:

First Year:

• New media—director’s perspective • Cinematography for new media film • Editing and sound for virtual and immersive environments • Production for new media film • Production for virtual environments • Production for visual effects • Fundamentals of new media • Visual Anthropology • Academic ethics and integrity • Practice

Second Year:

• New media—director’s perspective • Cinematography for new media film • Design for new media • Production for new media film • Production for virtual environments • Production for visual effects • Practice • Master’s thesis research and writing