PERFORMING ARTS

 

Course Code: L-3

 

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The Degree’s Course in DAMS-related disciplines - Film and Theatre Making - offers an educational path in English language addressed both to Italian students, who wish to translate into practice competences acquired in the fields of audiovisual media and performing arts in a global dimension, and to foreign students who intend to study in depth Italian cinema and theatre cultures within an international learning context.

 

The Course aims at providing students with core knowledge and key expertise required to embark on the rewarding careers of Film Maker and Theatre Maker, creative professionals who are able to combine a humanistic approach with the practical experiences of directing and acting, editing and designing as well as with the mastery of digital technologies, organizational and managerial tools.

 

Film Makers and Theatre Makers are 360 degrees experts who can easily handle all different stages of the production chain as for theatre performing events, the broader field of cultural activities and the development of audiovisual contents, to be utilized by cinema, television, advertising, web, branded content and multimedia. They also demonstrate necessary competencies to integrate their professionalism into specific stages of larger and more complex production chains.

 

At the end of the academic path, students will gain:

  • Sound core knowledge of history - both cultural and economic - theory, semiology, aesthetics and critics of artistic tendencies and media;
  • Expertise to critically approach the whole national and transnational cultural system (theatre, cinema, television and digital medias), along with its evolutions;
  • Practical tools to apply the acquired knowledge to the concrete handling of audiovisual productions and live cultural happenings throughout all different phases, from conception to promotion, eventually to stage and set.

 

FILMMAKING

THEATRE MAKING

 

Professional opportunities

Film and Theatre Making professionals have the possibility to access the following work dimensions:

  • Artistic, cinematographic, theatrical and musical institutions;
  • Libraries, media libraries, archives and museums;
  • Cultural festivals and artistic companies;
  • Press offices of artistic, cinematographic, theatrical and musical institutions;
  • Production enterprises;
  • Public and private radio and television broadcasters;
  • Specialized (particularly multimedia) publishing houses and web;
  • Communication agencies.

 

Curriculum in Film Making

The Course aims at training professionals in the creative sphere who could handle all stages of the production chain related to audiovisual contents for cinema, television, advertising, web, branded content and multimedia, while being able to put their expertise at disposal of larger and more complex production chains.

 

Students enjoy the opportunity to learn in an internationally-oriented environment, along with the added value of classes reasonably made up of a maximum of 25 students, a feature that definitely facilitates a direct interaction with lecturers, the adoption of innovative, dynamic and interactive teaching methods and the development of autonomously-managed creative projects in the hands of informal students’ teams.

 

The Course allows students to acquire both an historical-critical knowledge in the field of cinema-, arts- and media- studies, as strongly demanded by the cultural industry, and practical and managerial expertise focused on audiovisual productions.

 

Film Makers are able to seize the most meaningful developments occurring in the market of audiovisual contents and creative economy: web, video-sharing platforms, social media, multimedia publishing industry and trans-media storytelling have increasingly enhanced the role of audiovisual languages in all communication fields, promotion and marketing, particularly when professionals rely on original and non-conventional involvement modalities.

 

Professional opportunities

Professional Film Makers can work in the following sectors:

  • Artistic, cinematographic, theatrical and musical institutions (by public and private bodies);
  • Libraries, media libraries, foundations, archives and museums;
  • Cultural festivals and artistic companies;
  • Press offices of artistic, cinematographic, theatrical and musical institutions;
  • Production enterprises (audiovisual, theatrical, recording);
  • Public and private radio and television broadcasters;
  • Specialized (particularly multimedia) publishing houses and web;
  • Communication agencies.

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The Course in Film Making combines a sound historical-critical approach in the field of humanistic disciplines with technical and ad-hoc competences in performing arts and with a constant upgrading vis-à-vis technological innovations and new multimedia languages (digital skills).

 

Thanks to an effective mix of lecturing methodologies, lab activities and a peculiar learning environment, students refine their ability to adapt to changeable contexts, team-oriented cooperation, problem-solving attitude and the capacity to work independently (soft skills). Such a background gets furthermore integrated with managerial and marketing skills in the audiovisual media sector, along with a focused knowledge of computer and multimedia technologies, direction and video post-production techniques.

 

Available modules, jointly with lab activities, are meant to dynamically involve students in a unique and stimulating learning experience, grounded on interactivity and cooperation.


 

Curriculum in Theatre Making

The Course aims at training professionals in the creative sphere who could handle all stages of the production chain related to theatre performing events and to the broader sector of cultural activities, while being able to offer their competences to larger and more complex production chains.

 

Students gain a highly-specialized technical expertise in the sectors of interest thanks to a set of practical and applications-oriented laboratories, as fully incorporated into the curriculum, as well as a wide range of methodological and critical tools in the fields of arts, cinema, music, theatre and fashion.

 

As for the dimension of theatre and live performances, lecturers convey an historical-critical teaching model, analysing social, pedagogical developments and other dynamics impacting both direction and acting modalities.
The Course’s most innovative feature definitely stands in the precious chance, thanks to Link Campus teaching staff’s consolidated experience, to associate an historical-critical approach - focusing on developing tendencies in cultural-social environments and expressive languages - with an ad-hoc cultural training on the holistic implementation of art expressions, from theatre to music to dance and to cinematographic final products.

 

The standard background is moreover filled with managerial and marketing skills, as applied to live happenings, along with a specific understanding of computer and multimedia technologies and of acting, direction and post-production techniques in the field of live performances.

 

Another remarkable component lies in the strongly-encouraged and extremely-close relationship between students and lecturers. Reasonably-sized classes effectively lay the ground for the development of strategic and cross-cutting competences that the cultural industry highly demands, along with dynamic teaching methods and tools that can be tailored to various students’ profiles.

 

Professional opportunities

  • Advertising experts;
  • Organizers of fairs, exhibitions and cultural events;
  • Radio and TV speakers;
  • Showmen in artistic and recreational performances;
  • Technical staff in the framework of radio-television, cinematographic and theatrical productions;
  • Entertainers;
  • Stage technicians;
  • Museum experts;
  • Library experts.
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The adopted lecturing methodology relies on the consolidated experience of Link Campus teaching and professional staff, who rewardingly combines a traditional approach with a sharp practical orientation, by the means of laboratories, conferences, project works, implementation of cultural and theatrical projects, actively engaging students in a unique and stimulating cooperative learning experience.

 

Branches of knowledge, as grounded on the integration between theory and practice, enable to handle the whole implementation process of theatre performances, movies, multimedia and musical products and contemporary arts, including by resorting to new technologies.

 

Furthermore the Course allows students to acquire theoretical and practical competences related to the organization and management of live performances, the planning and setting-up of cultural and creative enterprises, while providing core tools, in the context of specific lab activities, applicable to theatrical and audiovisual productions.

 

With a view of prompting students’ active participation into the practical component of the Course, side by side with standard classrooms Link Campus has set up eight multi-purpose rooms - devoted to lab activities and students’ interaction - as well as a steadily-growing library.

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