Please note! Course description is confirmed for two academic years, which means that in general, e.g. Learning outcomes, assessment methods and key content stays unchanged. However, via course syllabus, it is possible to specify or change the course execution in each realization of the course, such as how the contact sessions are organized, assessment methods weighted or materials used.


Students will be able to identify special features of documentary film editing, such as structure, dramaturgy, theme rhythm, etc.

Students will be able to apply documentary editing principles to their film exercises and/or film projects.

Credits: 3

Schedule: 19.09.2022 - 30.09.2022

Teacher in charge (valid for whole curriculum period):

Teacher in charge (applies in this implementation): Arturo Delgado Pereira

Contact information for the course (applies in this implementation):

CEFR level (valid for whole curriculum period):

Language of instruction and studies (applies in this implementation):

Teaching language: English. Languages of study attainment: English


  • valid for whole curriculum period:

    An in-depth course exploring the aesthetics of editing. The course might cover questions of film structure, rhythm, story arc, alternative dramaturgy, different ways of presenting time, or the tradition of montage, with varying thematic emphasis. The course will have its own small-scale exercise, which may be related to the students' own film projects. 

Assessment Methods and Criteria
  • valid for whole curriculum period:

    Passing the course requires attendance, active participation and the successful completion of the course assignments.

  • valid for whole curriculum period:

    Lectures (ratio 1:1): 41 hours (max)

    Independent Studies/Workshop (ratio 1:1): 40 hours (máx)

    Total: 81 hours.


Substitutes for Courses
SDG: Sustainable Development Goals

    3 Good Health and Well-being

    4 Quality Education

    5 Gender Equality

    10 Reduced Inequality


Further Information
  • valid for whole curriculum period:

    Teaching Language : English

    Teaching Period : 2022-2023 Autumn I
    2023-2024 Autumn I

    Enrollment :

    Registration for courses: Sisu. Priority order to courses is according to the order of priority decided by the Academic committee for School of Arts, Design and Architecture,

    Minimum number of students: 2

    Maximum number of students: 15

    Students must attend the first session of the course to secure their place of study.