Master in Set Design

Degree

Master’s Degree in Set Design, degree awarded by Pompeu Fabra University (UPF) and ELISAVA..

Direction

Sebastià Brosa
Mireia Cusó

ECTS Credits

60

Duration

From September to July.
Monday, Wednesday and Thursday.
From 5 p.m. to 9.15 p.m.
 

Language

Spanish. Some materials or lectures will be in English.

Price

Year 2019-2020: 10.000 € (plus 400 € registration fee)
Financing and grants

Admission requirements

  • University degree or graduate degree in university graphic design.
  • Creditable professional experience.
  • Basic concepts of the Adobe package.
  • Letter of candidacy.
    Access and admission

Many of the innovations in the international stage of recent years have emerged from the theatrical development. The contribution of design is key and opens a field of artistic and technical exploration focused on the production of front-line shows or audio-visuals.

The Master in Set Design is a program with clear professionalizing will. Searching from the study and analysis of practical cases, knowing and knowing how to apply the best solutions in each case; be a statement to solve a theatrical scenography or the scripts of a fiction series of any international streaming platform.

The aim of the Master’s degree is for students to acquire the necessary knowledge to be part of a theatrical design team or to be part of the artistic department of an audio-visual project (video clips, advertising, film, fiction ...) preparing them to be designers of a set.

The course explores the scenography from the artistic and conceptual side in parallel to present and know the techniques and technologies associated with the scenographic creation. This aspect is a complement of indispensable value that allows a global and unprecedented formation in the field of set design.

The program provides internship agreements with companies, set designers and first level producers to participating students who pass the master with solvency.

Who is it aimed at?

The program is aimed at professionals in the field of design, art, architecture, dramatic art, communication and in general, all those interested in the evocative and communicative capacity of the space of the objects.

The goals of the Master are:

  • Investigating and deepening in scenography as a design specialty linked to the performing and audio-visual arts, addressing the creation of space supports for theatre, major events or television and film, from an artistic and technical perspective at the same time.
  • Knowing the main scenographic visuals that make possible the transfer of the script to the space, by the hand of professionals of the contemporary scene and explore the application of this knowledge both in the field of set design for live shows and in audio-visual productions registered.
  • Discovering the technical functioning of the different types of sets to know the characteristics and potentials of the spaces where the scenographies are inserted.
  • Delving into the techniques and technologies associated with the scenographic design, with special attention to the differences between live and audio-visual formats.
  • Knowing the parameters of construction, assembly and scenographic production that influence the design of a stage set or set.
  • Ability to apply the knowledge acquired and solve problems in multidisciplinary contexts related to the arts of live entertainment and audio-visual scenographic projects.
  • Acquisition and improvement of techniques related to the different disciplines both for live and audiovisual shows.
  • Mastery of the work phases and the professional planning of projects of scenographic design, both for direct and for audio-visual projects.
  • Acquisition of representation and staging techniques.
  • Approach to the different disciplines that intervene in the staging and that are part of the theatrical and/or audio-visual scenography departments. The props, costumes, makeup, lighting, or special effects.
  • Control of the formalisation of the previous necessary projects for the design of a theatrical and/or audiovisual staging.
  • Approach to the different departments that intervene in the staging and the relationship that is established between them.
  • The Use of resources and codes necessary to communicate with the agents involved in the process of design and production on stage (clients and linked departments).
Sebastià Brosa
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Sebastià Brosa

Codirector of the Master in Set Design
Mireia Cusó
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Codirector of the Master in Set Design
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