Film and TV Cinematography


Bachelor's Degree


Training directors of photography and assistant directors of photography, for all genres of film, video and TV products.


During their studies students are required to shoot documentary observations, impressions, short films, sketches and TV projects together with the students in Film and TV Directing.

Graduation Project: Written theoretical study of 15-20 pages. Practical DOP work in a film, TV, video or multimedia director’s project.


Admission Exams:





Compulsory Subjects:

Fundamentals of Cinematography – Film and Video Shooting Equipment

Fundamentals of Cinematography – Art Lighting

Composition at the Static and kinetic Image

Screen Digital Image Technology

Special Visual Effects

Shooting Equipment and Technology

Methods and Standards in Color Correction

Documentary Film Cinematography

Fiction Film Cinematography

Film Adaptation Cinematography

Cinematography of TV Commercials

Cinematography of Music Videos

TV Show  Cinematography

TV Series Cinematography

TV Adaptation Cinematography

Fundamentals of Play- and Screenwriting

Fundamentals of Screen Directing

Work with the Actor in the Screen Arts

Fundamentals of Screen Editing

Computer Editing Software

Fundamentals of Screen Sound

Screen Sound – Work on Location

Screen Sound – Post-production

Screen Design

Theory of Screen Images

Introduction to History of Cinema

History of Bulgarian Cinema

History of Art


History of Philosophy

History of Mythology and Religion

Fundamentals of Psychology

Copyright Law and Contract Types in the Screen Arts

Diploma Project


Elective Subjects


Cinematography in Crowd Scenes

Cinematography in Stunt Scenes

Fundamentals of Photography


Introduction to History of European Literature

Speech Culture

Writing for Interactive Media

Screenwriting for TV Programs

Dramaturgy and Psychoanalysis

Screenwriting for TV Reality Show

Theory of show forms

Semiotics: Word and Vision

Introduction to History of European Theatre

Cinematography Limit Forms

History of Western European Cinema

History of Eastern European  Cinema

History of American Cinema

History of Russian Cinema

History of Documentary Cinema

Genre and Style of the Film

History of Music

History of Dance

Media Theory and History

Speech Culture

History of Mythology and Religion

History of Civilizations

Management in Screen Arts

Marketing and Advertising