Universitat Internacional de Catalunya

Audiovisual Report

Audiovisual Report
Second semester
Main language of instruction: Spanish

Other languages of instruction: Catalan, English,

Teaching staff

Appointment by mail.


Audiovisual story is a 3-credit course taught in the second semester of the third year of the degree in Audiovisual Communication. This subject has journalistic features. Students will learn to master both drafting and implementing programs of different formats Infotainment and reporting. In addition, students will learn the importance of audiovisual documentation when building a program of this type.

Pre-course requirements

No prerequisites required.


The aim of this course is to bring students to the report, from its beginnings to the present day. Doferentes analyze production formats and take a tour through technological adaptations that have arisen. In parallel, audiovisual creation workshop where students will develop an exercise will also be created. The aim of this practice is to show students that the audiovisual language acquires new values and meanings. And this way of communicating can be a very creative way of representing the world around us.


  • 01 - The ability to adapt to varying circumstances
  • 02 - The ability to understand, accept criticism and correct errors
  • 03 - The ability to administer and manage human and technical resources
  • 04 - The ability to work in a team and autonomously
  • 05 - The ability to organise time and workspace
  • 06 - The ability to develop academic rigour, responsibility, ethics and professionalism
  • 07 - The ability to apply the deontology and respect for the audiovisual sector
  • 08 - The ability of critical analysis, synthesis, concretion and abstraction
  • 10 - The ability to confront difficulties and resolve problems
  • 11 - The ability to generate debate and reflection
  • 12 - The ability to meet deadlines, develop the ability to be punctual and respect for human, technical and material resources
  • 13 - The ability to create spoken and written communication
  • 14 - Knowledge and mastery of rhetoric and oratory to communicate own ideas
  • 16 - The ability to manage, analysis and reflect on content
  • 19 - The ability of informative documentation
  • 21 - Knowledge and mastery of the digital culture
  • 22 - Knowledge and mastery of the distinction between opinion and information / colloquial and cultured register
  • 23 - The ability to prioritize newsworthy events and contrast information
  • 24 - The ability to plan and organize both short term and long term projects
  • 25 - The ability to maximize creative development
  • 26 - The ability to develop a sense of taste and perfection in the aesthetics and finalization of projects
  • 32 - The ability to confront audiovisual and film projects in all phases (pre-production, shooting, post-production, distribution)
  • 33 - The ability to create and direct.
  • 34 - The ability to know and respect the different roles of the artistic and technical teams
  • 42 - The ability to distinguish, analyze and dominate the distinct genres and formats of television, film and radio
  • 43 - the ability to create scripts for film, television and radio according to the demands of the genre
  • 44 - The ability to adapt to new audiovisual formats
  • 45 - The ability to know and dominate the techniques of audiovisual narrative.
  • 46 - The ability to dominate resources used for image (Photographs, lighting...) and sound.
  • 48 - Knowledge and mastery of the techniques of filming, directing, producing and editing
  • 49 - The ability to write fluent texts, step outlines or scripts
  • 51 - Knowledge and mastery of the functioning of Corporate and Institutional Communication.
  • 53 - Lingustic ability in Catalan, Spanish and English
  • 54 - The ability to skillfully manage the literature, terminology and linguistic structures of the English language related to the field of communication.

Learning outcomes

  • Know the report's reality today.
  • Work through creativity seminars where the students elaborate their own exercises, and therefore their own perspective.
  • Understand the diverse and different creative possibilities that contemporary reports allow


1.     Genres of audio-visual reporting | 70% theory 30% practice

2.     The vocation of telling stories. Idea and pre-script| 60% theory 40% practice

3.     The image and the text on the script | 60% theory 40% practice

4.     Audio-visual narration. Narrative structures in the digital age: Mobile Journalism. | 40% theory 60% practice

5.     MOJO and social networks | 30% theory 70% practice

6.     The literary script and the technical scriptT | 20% theory 80% practice

7.     Editing| 20% theory 80% practice

8.     The speech | 20% theory 80% practice

9.     Reportage survey | 20% theory 80% practice

10.  View and debate | 100% practice


Teaching and learning activities

In person


Coaching. Monitoring how students learn the content of the subject, either individually or in groups. In the coaching sessions, mistakes will be corrected, queries answered, and exercises and activities to achieve the established objectives will be suggested. 0,4
Meeting Point. Meetings will be organised with notable people from the professional and scientific fields or the international field, and students. These sessions will take the form of conferences, work sessions, discussions, or interviews, etc. 0,4
Focused Praxis. Handing in occasional exercises to learn theory through practice. 1,2
Lectures. In lectures, lecturers/professors not only transmit content or knowledge, but also, and above all else, attitudes, motivation, skills and values, etc. They also ensure that participants can express their opinions and arguments to the other students. 1,0

Evaluation systems and criteria

In person

  • 10% actitud e interés por el aprendizaje de la asignatura. 
  • 20% prácticas: reportaje entrevista, reportaje con voz en off, reportaje con/sin conflicto interno. 
  • 70% reportaje final 

Bibliography and resources

To be determined