Masters Documentary Film Making Erasmus Mundus




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DegreeMasters Semesters4 Credits120
  • Admission Conditions

    Admission Conditions

    The following may apply for the Master's Degree: a) People who hold a B.A. or equivalent degree; b) People who hold a foreign academic degree awarded after a 1st study cycle organized according to the Bologna Process by a member state of that process; c) People who hold a foreign academic degree acknowledged as a degree satisfying the objectives of the graduate degree by the due body; d) People who have a school, scientific or professional curriculum acknowledged by the due body of CUL certifying the capacity to obtain this study cycle. Selection Criteria: Candidates with a grade from their previous qualification: Grade from previous qualification - 50% Interview - 50% Candidates without a grade from their previous qualification or without a previous qualification: Interview - 100%
  • Knowledge, abilities and skills to be acquired

    Knowledge, abilities and skills to be acquired

    - Knowledge of the main theories and historical aspects related to film documentary aesthetic approaches and their artistic manifestations in Portugal and in Europe, - The acquisition of skills in writing, producing and directing documentary film; - The acquisition of technological skills on the devices associated with the production of documentary; - Exploration of skills around the applications of documentary cinema in different artistic and technological contexts; - The acquisition of critical and analytical skills for applying the concepts and principles associated the production of documentary filmmaking with oum instrument of reflection and social analysis
  • Objectives


    This proposal main objective is the promotion of research and criticism around the practices, methodologies and epistemological and aesthetic bases, creation and production of documentary cinema. As complementary objectives should be mentioned: - the promotion of research on documentary film at the national and European - the promotion of study and practice of media literacy around the analysis, study and production of documentary films, - the study of the integration documentary film in the training program in film and media at Universidade Lusófona second cycle; - strengthening the capacity of training and research at the University areas of film and ausiovisual - the promotion of reflection and criticism around documentary film - the promotion of European integration and international research and creative practices around documentary film by the potential that derives from the already obtained accreditation of this course as Erasmus Mundus Masters.
  • Infrastructure and Equipment

    Infrastructure and Equipment

    Image and production 10 XDCAM ¿ Sony ¿ PDW-F335L Cameras 7 Compact Digital Cameras - Canon ¿ Powershot A 480 Post-+production Recorders 1 DVCAM ¿ Sony ¿ DSR11 Recorder 1 HDV ¿ Sony ¿ M 10-E Recorder 3 DVCAM ¿ Sony ¿ DSR 1P Recorders 4 Final Cut pro HD 1 Avid Nitris HD 1 Avid Unity 1 Avid Lanshare Studio 4 Sony HDC 1400 U camera heads 2 Vinten Osprey Elite studio pedestals Control room 1 Snell & Wilcox Kahuna 1ME/20HD video switcher 1 XDCAM Sony PDW HD 1500 recorder 4 Sony HDCU 1500U camera control units 1 AVID DEKO 1000HD character generator 1 playout server for graphism and image in SDI Chyron CHYTV Plus SDI 1 Evertz HD9725LG logo/channel branding inserter 8 17¿ Sony LMD 1750W8 LCD screens 1 Soundcraft FX16 stereo audio mixing console Animation 25 Imac 25 PCs with diverse software, namely SPSS for data treatment and multimedia creation and authorship software.
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Current Application Dates

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Other fees may be applied in accordance with the regulations in force.
    • Application Fees
      Foreign candidates 450€
      National or equivalent candidates 173€
    • Registration Fees
      Student Insurance 45€
      Readmission 100€
      Enrollment and Registration 285€
    • Tuition
      Average monthly value for 30 ECTS semestral curricular units 348€
      Per ECTS 11.6€

Course Direction

Manuel José Damásio


Pedro Henrique Pimenta Caetano

  • Telephone extension
  • Location
    Sala F.1.13
  • Service hours
    2ªf a 6ªf - 9h30 às 13h e das 14h30 às 18h

Agência de Avaliação e Acreditação do Ensino Superior

Acreditation state
Acreditado - Deliberation
Registry number: R/A-Cr 113/2012

Graduation Requirements

Have completed a total of 120 ECTS.
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