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.


Participants will deepen their understanding of group work and their role in their own professional field in film production process.

Students will also gain experience of the head of department s responsibilities, duties, management and leadership. They will also get familiar with the importance of script breakdown and different pre-production stages.

Credits: 2

Schedule: 17.10.2022 - 21.10.2022

Teacher in charge (valid for whole curriculum period):

Teacher in charge (applies in this implementation): Rauno Ronkainen, Pietari Koskinen

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:

    Visiting lecturers will show examples of different professionals approaches to the breakdowns and all stages of a breakdown will be analysed critically and also according to their effect on the content and possible quality of the produced film.

    In addition to these during this workshop both the lecturers and students are aiming to develop and find new possible pre-production and working methods and possibilities.

Assessment Methods and Criteria
  • valid for whole curriculum period:

    Pass - failed. The analysis will be presented to everyone on the final day of the workshop.

  • valid for whole curriculum period:

    2 cr.

    Contact teaching 20 h. Student s independent- and group work 24 h. Common check-points and feedback sessions 10 h.


Substitutes for Courses
SDG: Sustainable Development Goals

    4 Quality Education

    5 Gender Equality

    9 Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure

    12 Responsible Production and Consumption


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 amount of participants 15. Student's own laptops needed during the workshop.

    Participating to the opening day of the workshop is mandatory.

    Participating to the MA-pitch 1 is mandatory (during the same week 42)

    Maximum number of students 40, minimum 2.