Meet the inspirational team of our teachers consisting of internal and external staff members.
Photos by: Martin Čech
Jaroslav Brabec teaches seminar and practical exercises at the Department of Cinematography with a focus on the theoretical and practical ability to control the dramaturgy of film image colouring; he supervises some of the joint exercises with other FAMU departments.
Marek Jícha has been teaching as the FAMU Department of Cinematography since 2003. He teaches the essential film language from the perspective of a cinematographer's work, digital cinematographic image processing, and presents specialised cinematography seminars in Czech and English.
Jiří Myslík teaches essential cinematographic practices, imaging techniques and technology. He supervises practical exercises (Charles Bridge, Chronicle, interdepartmental exercise - Music and Drama) as well as lectures and seminars for other study programs at FAMU.
At the Cinematography Department, Josef Pecák teaches basic theoretical and practical film exponometry, the photoprocessing theory, colour process with an emphasis on the history of colour photography and sensitometry, and supervises the associated seminars. He also teaches in FI, AP, CIEE, NYU and PFS international courses.
(Česky) Pedagogická působnost Jaromír Šofra v současné době sestává ze semináře kameramanské tvorby. Zabývá se také světlonatalitou, posluchači si v jeho kurzu osvojí ty nejpodstatnější složky kameramanské erudice a zvládnou tvorbu světlotonálního konceptu audiovizuálního díla.
At the Cinematography Department, Josef Špelda focuses on light in film and television work. He gives lectures and conducts seminars teaching students the basic principles of creating various lighting atmospheres in the studio, exterior and outdoors, and the resulting light structures.
At the Department of Cinematography, Martin Bernas teaches courses presenting an introduction to the theory and technology of digital imaging, processing and reproduction of colour images. A substantial part of the curriculum is the evaluation and comparison of the properties of individual systems and the methods of both subjective assessment and objective measurement of the technical quality of the reproduced colour image.
At the Cinematography Department, Petra Dominkova teaches the Theory of Cinematography class where students learn various theoretical approaches to the aspects of the cameraman's work they already know from first-hand experience. She teaches foreign students within the FAMU International program and has also lectured at the Department of Scriptwriting and Dramaturgy and CAS.
At the Cinematography Department, Michael Gahut teaches Camera Technique Seminars at our program for international students. They are taught how to use various types of camera and also receive a theoretical basis for work with the camera as a tool for film language.
Ilona Starý Kořánová has been working at FAMU since 2004, teaching Czech language courses for foreign students of film and photography. Graduates of her three-semester study program achieve active level A2 and passive level B1 of the Common European Framework of Reference for languages.