Università degli Studi di Urbino Carlo Bo / Portale Web di Ateneo

A.Y. Location
2019/2020 Urbino

Learning Objectives

This Master is intended as a training course aimed at developing a theoretical-practical competence related to the language of cinema. There will therefore be lectures on the history of cinema, the history of editing, film criticism, digital cinema, history of sound cinema. Such lectures will be accompanied by laboratories of film direction and editing, which will lead participants to acquire practical knowledge and skills in production, and to produce a final documentary. Furthermore, courses and seminars are planned to study film language in an interdisciplinary perspective: cinema as an instrument of intercultural study (Cinema and Italian / French / American culture, Cinema and identity), cinema in relation to other arts (Literature and cinema, cinema and intermediation), cinema in relation to other disciplines (Cinema and psychoanalysis).

Artistic production (direction, editing, video production); film criticism (publishing houses, websites); school teaching that includes the use of film language; scientific research.

The training plan is divided into a series of lectures, with relative laboratories and exercises; in the production of works in the field of film criticism and video production; in "stages" (internships) completed in companies operating in the film industry.

The thematic and disciplinary areas will concern:

History of cinema (8 CFU)
Screenplay (4 CFU)
Direction (6 CFU)
Multimedia cinema (6 CFU)
Film criticism (4 CFU)
Cinema and culture (6 CFU)
Cinema and literature (3 CFU)
Cinema and psychoanalysis (3 CFU)
History of sound cinema (6 CFU)



The final exam will consist of a written part, a practical part, and an oral part, sustained in the presence of a Commission formed by 3 members of the Teaching Committee of the Master.

Our partners are:

-Mostra Internazionale del Nuovo Cinema di Pesaro 

-Cineteca di Bologna

-Mammut Film

-Associazione La Ginestra

-La Spezia Film Festival

How to apply for Professionals of film language: criticism, film direction, and didactics of the moving image

Course with limited number of positions
Number of positions
16 available
Admission deadline
Applications due by 15/11/2019
Useful information

The Master is level I, therefore it is accessible for those in possession of a three-year degree or a higher degree.
Applicants must submit the application form by 7 September 2019.
The following documentation must be attached to the application:
a) degree certificate in plain paper with the list of exams taken and the relative marks. Self-certification is allowed instead of the degree certificate
b) curriculum vitae et studiorum
c) any qualifications (publications or videos) deemed useful for the evaluation of the admission application.
The photocopy of a valid identity document signed must be attached to the application.
Should the number of applications for admission exceed the maximum number of places available, a commission appointed by the Scientific Committee will evaluate the qualifications and convene candidates for motivational selection interviews which will be held on September 11th 2019, starting at 9.00 am, at one of the teaching facilities of the Master (see announcement). The communication of admission to the interview will be sent by e-mail.
The valuation of the securities, expressed in hundredths, will take into account:
curriculum: max 20 points;
graduation grade: max 10 points;
publications: max 10 points;
interview: max 60 points.
The score for the degree mark is as follows:
10 points for the university degree obtained with the highest grade;
8 points for the university degree obtained with a score not lower than 104;
4 points for the university degree obtained with a grade lower than 104.
The interviews will take place in such a way that each candidate is heard by at least two Commission Members.
The Commission, having consulted all the candidates, will draw up, with unanimous and unquestionable judgment, the final ranking, on the basis of which the ten admitted to the Master will be identified.
The list of admitted candidates will be published by 13 September 2019.
The Master will be activated only when the number of 10 students in good standing with the payment of the contribution has been reached.

Registration form
Application procedure
You can apply from the 20/11/2019 to the 18/12/2019 . Using the online procedure you can register to fill in the application and pay with PagoPA (Credit Card, PayPal) to complete the payment of the admission fee.
Online registration
Online registration Registration guidelines

Information on teaching and research activities


Roberto Mario Danese (Università di Urbino Carlo Bo - Director of the Master)

Alessandra Calanchi (Università di Urbino Carlo Bo - Co-director of del Master)


Scientific committee:

Roberto Mario Danese (Università di Urbino Carlo Bo)

Alessandra Calanchi (Università di Urbino Carlo Bo)

Margherita Amatulli (Università di Urbino Carlo Bo)

Stefania Antonioni (Università di Urbino Carlo Bo)

Giovanni Boccia Artieri (Università di Urbino Carlo Bo)

Roy Menarini (Università di Bologna)

Salvatore Ritrovato (Università di Urbino Carlo Bo)

Andrea Laquidara (Università di Urbino Carlo Bo)

Giovanna Errede (Associazione La Ginestra)

Pedro Armocida (Mostra Internazionale del Nuovo Cinema di Pesaro)

Linda Campani (Stanford University at Florence)

Andrea Malaguti (University of Massachusetts at Amherst, USA)

A chi rivolgersi

Information can be requested from:master.cinema@uniurb.it

Roberto Mario Danese
 0722.305674   roberto.danese@uniurb.it
Alessandra Calanchi
 0722.303358   alessandra.calanchi@uniurb.it

Administrative contacts

Secretary’s Office
Ufficio Dottorati - Post laurea - Esami di Stato
Via Veterani, 36 - Urbino
Office hours
Monday - Friday from 9.30 am to 13pm
 Tel. +39 0722 304631 / +39 0722 304632 / +39 0722 304634 / +39 0722 304635   corsi.postlaurea@uniurb.it


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