Instructions for the Short Film Project
You will be working on a short film as a group of 3-5 persons.
aim of this final assignment of the course is to
- produce (plan, shoot, edit, and deliver) a short film, 2-15 minutes (excluding credits) and
- write an accompanying synopsis of 600-800 words.
General guidelines for the film
The film should last from 2 to 15 minutes (excluding credits).
The film should be about a chosen theme related to work. Topics of the films can be related to the topics/themes addressed during the course or to other complementary topics/themes.
The final assignment has low/moderate expectations concerning technical solutions and quality.
You can decide the type of film you wish to make. It can be fiction, documentary, experimental, film-essay, visual poem, or other.
Reflection papers and group assignment during the course will help you create your film.
General guidelines for the synopsis
Gives an account of your theme/topic and reflection of your choices.
Discusses what you want to say about work in relation to the course’s themes.
Discusses how you explore work in your film.
- Lenght between 600-800 words.
Advancing the film in practice
First ideas plan (25.1.)
Film production plan (1.2.)
- Film synopsis (15.3.)
Workshop on 4 Februrary
Short individual visual reflections as a pretask
Attending the workshop as a group
Handing in the film by 22 March
Working Films Festival on 22 March (1 pm)
Attending the Working Films Festival
Workshop on 4 February
Handing in the Short Film and the synopsis
Working Films Festival
Short films produced in small groups are screened on 25.3.2019 (1 pm). The event is called "Working Films Festival". The venue is suitable for screening films and inviting audience outside the course.