Universidade de São Paulo / Escola de Comunicações e Artes / Departamento de Cinema, Rádio e Televisão (USP)

University of São Paulo / School of Communications and Arts / Department of Film, Radio and Television (USP)

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Basic facts

Complete Name and Acronym (in original language):
Universidade de São Paulo / Escola de Comunicações e Artes / Departamento de Cinema, Rádio e Televisão (USP)
Complete Name and Acronym (in English language):
University of São Paulo / School of Communications and Arts / Department of Film, Radio and Television (USP)
Year of Foundation:
1967
Year of Admission as CILECT Member:
1991
Year of Receiving a State Accreditation:
1967
Agency (-ies) Who Awarded the State Accreditation:
Ministry of Education and Culture
Name of Director:
Maria Dora Genis Mourão
Address :
Av. Prof. Lúcio Martins Rodrigues, 443, São Paulo - SP 05508-020
Country:
Brazil
Website:

Mission & Strategy

The University of São Paulo (USP)
Founded in 1934, it is the largest higher education and research institution in Brazil, and one of the oldest in Latin America, comprising of 7 campuses, 42 learning and research units, 4 hospitals, 4 museums, 6 specialized institutes, more than 92,000 students, and 6,000 professors divided in 289 undergraduate and 222 graduate programs in Arts, Humanities, Sciences and Technology.

The Department of Film, Radio and Television (CTR)
Created in 1967 and housed in a 2,000 m2 plant with 3 shooting studios, 3 sound studios, 3 screening rooms, and editing facilities, it admits 35 undergraduate students per year into a four-year full-time academic program, both practical and theoretical. Current students produce from the first to the last year an average of 60 exercises and 16 short films (documentary, fiction and animation), usually screened on television and film festivals around the world. Teaching staff combines experienced professors, including award winning film directors, producers, screenwriters, sound designers, cinematographers, image and sound editors, and authors of some of the main works on history and theory of film and television in Brazil, with degrees from Brazilian, American and European universities, who are also in charge of about 45 students admitted into the Graduate Program (Master and Ph.D.) each year.

Financing

Sources of financing

Percentage of the Total
State Funds:
100%
Public Funds:
0%
Private Funds:
0%
Students’ Fees:
0%
Sales of School Product:
0%
Rentals of Premises/Facilities/Equipment/Services:
0%
Donations:
0%

Types of financing

Percentage of the Total
Cash:
100%
In-Kind :
0%

Degree areas

B.A. in Audiovisual (Bachelor of Audiovisual (4 years), Full-Time)
M.A. in Audiovisual (Master of Arts (2 years), Full-Time)
Ph.D. in Audiovisual (Doctor of Philosophy (4 years), Full-Time)

Non-degree courses

Basic Short Courses
(for students with a high Institution diploma ONLY):
Yes
Post-Graduate Training
(for students with a B.A degree):
No
Post-Graduate Training
(for students with an M.A or M.F.A. degree):
No
Advanced Training of Professionals:
No

Student incentives

Percentage of students receiving
full fee reductions per year:
100 %
Percentage of students receiving
paid internships:
30 %
Percentage of students using
institutions residential halls:
10 %
Percentage of students using
institutions canteen :
100 %

Staff

Full-time
Part-time
Professors (incl. Full, Associate & Adjunct):
26
4
Teaching Assistants:
0
3
Industry Professionals:
0
0
Administrative Staff:
7
0
Technical Staff:
12
0

Key teaching staff (Tenure Staff and/or Industry Professionals)

Facilities, equipment & production

Area:

Total Area of the Institution:
4,000  sq.m.
Total Area of Recreational & Social Facilities (gyms, pools, bars, lounges, restaurants, parks, etc.):
3,648,944  sq.m.

Library & Film/DVD Archive:

Number of Volumes
Specialized Books on Film/TV/Media/Arts/etc. (Total):
250,000
Professional Films on DVD, Blu-Ray, etc. (Total):
7,000

Technical Facilities:

Number and Square Meters
Example: 2*30 sq.m.
Lecture Auditoriums:
3
Computer Auditoriums:
2
Sound Stages:
2
TV Studios:
1
Theatre Stages (for work with actors):
1
Editing Studios:
6
Sound Studios (recording, editing, mixing, foley):
3
Music Recording Studios:
1
Still Photography Studios:
2
Visual Effects Studios:
1
Animation Studios:
1
Film Labs:
-
Screening Halls (with capacity less than 50 people):
10
Screening Halls (with capacity between 50-350 people):
3
Screening Halls (with capacity more than 350 people):
-

Camera Equipment:

Number and Type
Example: 3*Canon EOS 6D, 5*ARRI D21

Editing Stations :

Number and Type
Example: 2*AVID
Film:
2
Digital:
6

Sound Equipment:

Number and Type
Example: 2*Sennheiser Mic
Basic Field Recording Equipment:
zoom H4N
Advanced Film Recording Equipment:
sound devices 552, 744T, 744, 302
Editing Sound Stations:
2*Pro Tools MBox2
Basic Mixing Tables:
1*Pro Tools Digi 003 5.1
Advanced Mixing Tables:
1*Pro Tools HD, mixer: digidesign C24

Visual Effects Stations:

Number and Type
Example: 2*Apple iMac

Production Design Equipment:

Number and Square Meters
Example: 2*20 sq.m.
Carpentry:
1*20 sq.m.
Moulding:
1*20 sq.m.

Total Annual Production:

Hours
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