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Academic year 2014-2015Value date : 12/05/2015
Version 2013-2014
PEAV0027-1  Televisual documentary in practice

Duration :  30h Th
Number of credits :  
Master in Performing Arts, Professional Focus in Documentary Films, 2nd year4
Master in Information and Communication, Professional Focus in Journalism, 2nd year4
Lecturer :  Robert Neys
Language(s) of instruction :  
French language
Course contents :  
The course covers the production of tv documentaries of various formats (12, 26, 52 minutes or more). We consider issues related to the scripting, including lining-up, identifying participants, construction of a plot, interviewing, drafting comments, shooting and cutting.
Learning outcomes of the course :  
The professional practice students are introduced to should serve as a preparation to the more concrete sides of the job. The two main dimensions of the course are the analysis of documentaries and the students' own productions.
Prerequisites and co-requisites/ Recommended optional programme components :  
Good knowledge of current affairs.
Planned learning activities and teaching methods :  
Students are invited to form teams of two to four and produce a documentary lasting at least 12 min. They also do some anchoring exercises.
Mode of delivery (face-to-face ; distance-learning) :  
The course is taught in the first term.
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Recommended or required readings :  
No syllabus: compulsory note taking.
Assessment methods and criteria :  
Students are assessed on their 12 min. documentary. Exercises prsented in class account for about 30% of the final mark.
Work placement(s) :  
Organizational remarks :  
Contacts :  
Titulaire : Robert Neys, journaliste et maître de conférences
via le secrétariat de Mme D'Acchille.
Tél. 04 366 32 79
Assistant : Marc Delogne, LICAM,
Place du XX-Août, 7, 4000 Liège,
tél. : 04/366 53 11


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