DATL106 Sound Production Technology

Theatre Faculty
Summer 2024
Extent and Intensity
0/24/0. 1 credit(s). Type of Completion: z (credit).
MgA. Jakub Mareš (lecturer)
Guaranteed by
doc. Mgr. Petr Francán
Audiovisual Media and Theatre Department – Dean’s Office – Theatre Faculty – Janáček Academy of Performing Arts
Supplier department: Audiovisual Media and Theatre Department – Dean’s Office – Theatre Faculty – Janáček Academy of Performing Arts
Successful completion of Sound Technology (DATZ115) and Technology and video production technology (DATZ103).
Parallel study of Sound Technology (DATL115)
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is only offered to the students of the study fields the course is directly associated with.
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
Course objectives
The aim of the project, the workshop, is to introduce the audience to the basics of the use of sound in theatre and related audiovisual projects, both on a professional, theoretical level and on a practical, authorial level.
Learning outcomes
Professional knowledge: They are prepared to use the acquired knowledge in an original way, to develop it, to apply the practices of creative thinking and emotional engagement for the benefit of the artistic form and demonstrate a clear level of artistic, professional and personal level of maturity.

Skills: When solving practical problems of the subject of interest, they use the acquired knowledge, basic procedures and methods of the field in a way that brings inspiring stimuli, use creative problem solving, seek original artistically and ethically responsible solutions.

Eligibility: Exhibit a degree of maturity and professionalism in artistic creation and professional reflection appropriate to the level of knowledge.
  • Basic technical concepts and theories.
  • Sound sources - capture, sound recording, on-line and off-line processing, sound reinforcement - presentation, distribution.
  • Creating a sound script.
  • Sound tracks, sound atmospheres, timing - sound story.
  • Developing creative skills - using sound technology chains to create art.
  • The specifics of sound capture and the possibilities of available technology chains.
  • Technological possibilities of sound processing in relation to audiovisual artistic performance.
  • Sound component as an integrated part of live production of dramatic artwork.
    recommended literature
  • Bláha, I.: Zvuková dramaturgie audiovizuálního díla, AMU, Praha, 2006. info
  • VLACHÝ, Václav. Praxe zvukové techniky. 2. aktualiz. vyd. Praha : Muzikus, 2000. 257 s. ISBN 80-86253-05-8. info
  • KOPECKÝ, Pavel. Základy elektronického zvuku a jeho kreativní zpracování. Praha: akladatelství Akademie múzických umění v Praze, 2017. info
  • WYNER, Jonathan. Audio mastering: essential practices. 1st ed. Boston: Berklee Press, 2013. ISBN 0-87639-094-7. info
Teaching methods
Discussion methods, heuristic methods, skill building methods, project-based learning, independent work of students, complex synthesis of knowledge and skills.
Assessment methods
Continuous monitoring of student performance.
Professional Performance.
Credit based on attendance (minimum 85% attendance) and presentation of professional performance.
Language of instruction
Follow-Up Courses
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
The course is taught: in blocks.
Information on the extent and intensity of the course: Dílna, projekt - 6 x 4 hodiny.
The course is also listed under the following terms Summer 2019, Summer 2020, Summer 2021, Summer 2022, Summer 2023.
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