Course detail

Basics of Digital Video for Exchange Students

FaVU-BDVAcad. year: 2020/2021

Practically oriented course, dealing with the computer processing of video recordings and emphasizing the development of compositional and creative abilities of students. In the course, the individual approach is prefered, as well as the the teacher´s help with the solution of students´ particular problems in the area of digital video.

Offered to foreign students

Of all faculties

Learning outcomes of the course unit

Basic self-reliancy in this area: mastering non-linear editing video devices which are available at FFA BUT.




Not applicable.

Recommended optional programme components

Not applicable.

Recommended or required reading

Manuály, uživatelská fóra a rozcestníky fy Adobe (
On-line tutorialy:;

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

Lectures and exercises.

Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes

Credit: consultation on the realisation of students´ own projects in the area of moving images.

Language of instruction


Work placements

Not applicable.

Course curriculum

It comes out from the actual skills and requirements of enrolled students.


Smooth mastering of the basic chain of video-picture processing with the help of contemporary computer technologies: editing in the most used programmes (FinalCut Pro, Premiere Pro), preparation of graphics for films (Photoshop, Illustrator), sound processing (SoundForge, Wavelab, Cubase, Nuendo), finalisation of the whole project in the most required outputs, preparatin for mastering DVDs (ReelDVD, Scenarist, Encore) and embedding of picture material on the internet (Cleaner, ProCoder, RealNetworks, Quicktime).

Specification of controlled education, way of implementation and compensation for absences

Lectures are optional (after the individual agreement and realisation of students´ own projects during the course).

Classification of course in study plans

  • Programme Bachelor's

    branch ZST , 1. year of study, summer semester, 5 credits, elective

  • Programme Master's

    branch ZST , 1. year of study, summer semester, 5 credits, elective

Type of course unit



12 hours, compulsory

Teacher / Lecturer