HF1504l Film music seminar

Faculty of Music
Summer 2024
Extent and Intensity
1/0/0. 1 credit(s). Type of Completion: z (credit).
Mgr. Ondřej Musil, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Guaranteed by
Mgr. Ondřej Musil, Ph.D.
Composition and Multimedia Creation Department – Dean’s Office – Faculty of Music – Janáček Academy of Performing Arts
Supplier department: Composition and Multimedia Creation Department – Dean’s Office – Faculty of Music – Janáček Academy of Performing Arts
Successful completion of the course HF1505z Theory and history of film music.
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is also offered to the students of the fields other than those the course is directly associated with.
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Course objectives
  • Get familiar with the production and creation of a film work with an emphasis on its musical component.
  • Knowing the sound dramaturgy of a film work.
  • Learn the rudiments of specific areas of AV production (advertising, internet, computer games).
  • Get insight into the field of AV recording and work in a recording studio.
  • Learning outcomes
    By completing this course, the student will gain an overview of the sound dramaturgy of a film, the work of a film composer and the various forms of AV production and their musical regularities. He will be able to analyze the specific means of AV audio and use them in his own practice as a composer or performer. At the same time, the subject in some detail serves as an introduction to the specialized subjects of the Composition of Stage and Film Music study plan.
    • Production of film and audiovisual works
    • Film composers work and life
    • Elements of film composition
    • Sound dramaturgy of a film work
    • Sound recording and editing (with emphasis on film practice)
    • Rudiments for working in a recording studio
    • Specific areas of audiovisual production
      recommended literature
    • KLOPPENBURG, Josef. Musik multimedial: Filmmusik, Videoclip, Fernsehen. Laaber: Laaber, 2000. ISBN 38-900-7431-6.
    • GREČNÁR, Ján. Filmová hudba od nápadu po soundtrack. Bratislava: Ústav hudobnej vedy Slovenskej akadémie vied, 2005. ISBN 80-89135-04-8.
    • LEXMANN, Juraj. Teória filmovej hudby. Bratislava: Ústav hudobnej vedy Slovenskej akadémie vied, 2006. 182 s. ISBN 8089135064.
    • DONNELLY, J. Kevin, William GIBBONS a Neil LERNER. Music in Video Games: Studying Play. New York: Routledge, 2014. ISBN 978-0-415-63443-4.
    • COLLINS, K. Game Sound: An Introduction to the History, Theory, and Practice of Video Game Music and Sound Design. Cambridge: The MIT Press, 2008. ISBN 978-0-262-03378-7.
    • BAČUVČÍK, Radim. Hudba v reklamě a dalších oblastech marketingové komunikace. Zlín: Radim Bačuvčík – VeRBuM, 2014. ISBN 978-80-87500-51-4.
    • VERNALLIS, Carol, Amy HERZOG a John RICHARDSON. The Oxford handbook of sound and image in digital media. New York: Oxford University Press, 2013. ISBN 978-0-19-975764-0.
    • WIERZBICKI, James Eugene, ed. Music, sound and filmmakers: sonic style in cinema. New York: Routledge, 2012. Routledge music and screen media series. ISBN 978-0-415-89894-2.
    • BLÁHA, Ivo. Zvuková dramaturgie audiovizuálního díla. 3. upravené vydání. Praha: Nakladatelství Akademie múzických umění v Praze, 2014. ISBN 9788073313036.
    Teaching methods
    Lecture. Listening to music. Video examples. Analysis. Exercises. Discussion.
    Assessment methods
    The student meets the requirements with active participation in the seminar and submission of assigned tasks.
    Language of instruction
    Further Comments
    The course is taught: every week.
    The course is also listed under the following terms Summer 2023, Summer 2025.
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