Course MD605

Montage (2 SWH)

Course Outline

The course guides students to understand and analyze different types of montage, its basic functions and purposes. It integrates historic reflections of montage development, theory of montage and introduces montage for film editing. Elements will be history and narrative styles of film, parameter of contextual design of the moving image, interpretations of contexts, forms of perception, linear film and interrelation of various films during film installations.

Learning Outcome, Competences

  • Skills and methods of montage for narrative strategies
  • Montage techniques for video and film postproduction
  • Media concept development


  • Sam Rohdie: Montage, Paperback 2007
  • Robert Robertson, Eisenstein on the Audiovisual, Tauris Academic Studies 2009