Video Design

Major in Video Design

Three years courses - Rome

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A Filmmaker creates and produces audiovisual work in the world of storytelling and film using an increasingly integrated mix of language and communication in directing films, in conveying meaning and in the technical and production solutions employed. A filmmaker’s work integrates the work of a designer with the work involved in cinematographic and television storytelling, documentaries, video art and commercials for entertainment, information and communication.

Job pospects: making films for cinema and television; creating documentaries and reports;  creating graphic formats for television programmes, making TV commercials and institutional films for public organizations or private companies; directing company events and conventions; producing films for concept art, vj’ing and interactive installations; creating tv and video formats for new media promotional campaigns; directing and creating videoclips and visual contents for art (museum tours and exhibitions) and for entertainment (theatre, music and fashion shows).

The course is recognized by Italian Ministry of Education and Research (MIUR) as an Academic Diploma Level I (180CF)

This Course is held also in: Milan - 
  • Credits
    180
  • Start date
    October 2017
  • Duration
    3 years
  • Attendance
    full-time
  • Language
    Italian

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The first year of the three year Video Design course in Filmmaking is dedicated to acquiring the preliminary tools for film concepts, planning and production. The production chain  is analysed through studying work of the highest international standards. Cultural and technical subjects run side by side to allow the student to immediately acquire the solid basis needed to address the complexity of film production. Practical learning and workshops play a key role with the goal of producing a documentary made by the students. The aim is to achieve a sound aesthetic sensitivity and a thorough knowledge of traditional means of communication and new digital film formats.

The second year covers guided project work. The various courses provide the student with concrete experience aimed at producing projects and pieces of work. Students gain an in-depth technical knowledge of communicating through film and enhance their understanding of the software used for video editing and compositing, graphics and visual effects, interactivity and managing multimedia contents. Cultural subjects cover an array of aspects of video from directing and screenwriting to technical knowledge and production for entertainment (including serials and new media), information, commercials and videoart. The year concludes with the making of a short fiction film.

The third year consolidates the different areas of artistic and fiction film production through photographic direction, directing actors, set management, set design and costume, planning and concluding projects in formats supported by new digital media and the development of linear and non-linear stories. Students must learn to develop their personal ideas with an eye to production needs (high and low budget) and will also study the techniques and basics of financing for independent filmmakers. At the end of the course students will make a film for a series (pilot for a web series) prior to their final thesis project.

The course is recognised by MIUR as a level one Academic Diploma (BA).

Remarkable is that teacher who accomplishes himself what he teaches to others.
(Italian proverb)

IED faculty are professionals that daily face the market. Here you can read their bios.

Tiziana Amicuzi

Tiziana Amicuzi
Architect, Set Designer, Videoartist, Digital and NewMediaDirector. Designer of recreational and  participatory events, and ’co-founder and creative director of citymakers GT, producing the city is a game! Professor of Aesthetics of New Media and Multimedia Design for the IED in Rome, ‘was Professor and Tutor Teaching Set Design and Digital Technologies for the show, Member of the Scientific Committee and Professor in the Master of Urban Theatre Digital for the University Sapienza Rome; Professor of Skenè – graduate school in theater design for the archaeological sites and museum for the Academy Adrianea of Rome.

Sergio Alberini

Sergio Alberini
Film Editor

Maria Letizia Bixio

Maria Letizia Bixio
Is an intellectual property attorney, expert on copyright, consultant at the Italian Ministry of assets and cultural activities and tourism. She has curated numerous exhibitions in galleries, academies and museum, compiling critical essays for the catalogs. She is also correspondent to several art magazines, including Inside Art, Sofà and Borsa & Finanza and contributes to other art publications.

Paolo Bravi

Paolo Bravi
Director of Photography (D.o.P.) and camera operator 35/16mm and Digital HD. Among the feature films as a D.o.P.: The Protagonists, Ballo a Tre passi, Turtles on their back, all screened at Venice Film Festival. Winner best Cinematography award at Ischia Film Festival 2005. Among the documentary films shot, Voci nel Deserto and Nobody Excluded.

Pietro Ciccotti

Pietro Ciccotti
Pietro Ciccotti is Creative Director and Production Manager at Mbanga Studio. Mbanga productions are broadcasted by Cartoon network, Boing, la7, Rai and Sky tv. Mbanga worked for clients such as Turner, Biennale di Venezia, Fao, Sony entertainment, Colorado film, Filmaster.  

Frova Elena

Frova Elena
Nello show business dal 1988: cominciato in Radio Rai con programmi musicali, per poi passare alla tv satellitare araba Orbit in qualità di Creative Producer, continuato come Creative Manager presso Universal Studios Networks Italy per poi approdare in Fox Channels Italy con la funzione di Direttore Creativo. Anche Lettore all’Università di Tor Vergata, IED ed eventi internazionali quali il Promax, con seminari su branding, pensiero laterale e comunicazione in TV.

Roberto Grassi

Roberto Grassi
E' socio unico e responsabile operativo di uno studio di post-produzione multimediale, tra i più conosciuti a Roma, specializzato in edizioni per il broadcast ed il cinema digitale. E' consulente tecnico di aziende nel settore televisivo e cinematografico e docente di tecnologie digitali per la televisione ed il cinema

Claudio Giovannesi

Claudio Giovannesi
Claudio Giovannesi (Rome, 1978) is a director, screenwriter and musician. He made award-winning documentaries and feature films in Italy and in the world. The house in the clouds (2009), Brothers of Italy (2009), Alì blue eyes (2012), Wolf (2013).

Fabrizio Galassi

Fabrizio Galassi
Giornalista, consulente, docente nuovi media e web journalism, inizia a lavorare sul web nel 2000 come responsabile editoriale di Rockstar.it. Negli anni collabora con MTV Italia, Repubblica.it, Wired, Style.it, Il Fatto Quotidiano, TheBlogTV (Citizen Report, Nokia Play), BelieveDigital/Zimbalam, Groovadia. 

Max Giovagnoli

Max Giovagnoli
Max Giovagnoli is the premier transmedia producer in Italy. Consultant for tv broadcasters and movie majors,  he’s author of several novels and tv-series. His essays focusing on transmedia storytelling have been published in USA and UK. He’s Chair at the Cinema and New Media Area of Istituto Europeo di Design.

Juan Pablo Kessler

Juan Pablo Kessler
Art director

Francesco Ugolini

Francesco Ugolini
Studies on 3D graphics as self-taught. Works on architectural 3D, design visualization, character animation, vfx, videogames. ACI teacher (Autodesk Certified Instructor). President of Ecosystem3D association for ethic 3D graphics development. President of AAUGA Rome (Autodesk Animation Users Group).

Filippo Manni

Filippo Manni
bio

Sabrina Perrucca

Sabrina Perrucca
Sabrina Perucca is Artistic Director of Romics – International Comics, Animation, Games Festival (of which she is among founders). Writer and researcher, among her publications: Il cinema d’animazione italiano oggi, Bulzoni Editore, CinémAnimationS,  Corlet Publications Francia. She teaches in masters, high specialization courses, seminars and university courses.

Luigi Sardiello

Luigi Sardiello
Writer, copywriter, screenwriter and film director. As a director, he wrote and directed the movies Foot of God and The Pastry Chef, both of which won national and international awards. As a screenwriter he has worked, among others, for Pupi Avati. As a copywriter he worked for Colgate Palmolive, Ferrovie dello Stato, Walt Disney and many others

Cinzia Leggieri

Cinzia Leggieri
trained in the field of experimental theatre and research, as well as theatre-dance, she worked as an actress and director for numerous productions in Italy and abroad. She furthered her studies in the field of visual arts graduating with degree in Video Design at the European Institute of Design in Rome, and specialising in Art Direction at the Central Saint Martins College in London. She collaborated on various productions as art director, graphic & video designer, producer. At the moment she works freelance in Rome and collaborates with DBW Communication, a production service company for cinema and television, specialized in applying the most innovative digital technologies to the audiovisual field. From 2014, she is teacher of 'Editing theories and techniques' at IED in Rome.

Aldo Testi

Aldo Testi
Illustrator, digital painter and freelance visualizer.  Worked for years with publishing houses, advertising agencies and graphic studios.   Professor of visualizing, vector and raster graphics at the School of Visual Arts and Film and New Media at the European Institute of Design in Rome. He lives and works in Rome.

Mauro Zinni

Mauro Zinni
Art director