FILM THEORY V

Course Information
TitleΘΕΩΡΙΑ ΚΙΝΗΜΑΤΟΓΡΑΦΟΥ V / FILM THEORY V
Code6ΘΚ3
FacultyFine Arts
SchoolFilm
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodSpring
CoordinatorDespoina Kaklamanidou
CommonYes
StatusActive
Course ID600012718

Programme of Study: UPS of School of Film Studies (2009-2013)

Registered students: 61
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
CoreElective Courses beloging to the selected specialization635

Class Information
Academic Year2016 – 2017
Class PeriodSpring
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours4
Total Hours52
Class ID
600054219
Type of the Course
  • Scientific Area
  • Skills Development
Course Category
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
At the end of the semester, the student will be able to: 1. Recognize and justify which adaptation category a film belongs to, 2. apply the narrative methodological tools in a comparative film/source analysis, and 3. critically evaluate the film text that is based on another source.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Appreciate diversity and multiculturality
  • Demonstrate social, professional and ethical commitment and sensitivity to gender issues
  • Be critical and self-critical
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
This course/seminar introduces the student to the concept of adaptation, examines its history and presents the main theoretical and methodological tools, that are drawn from semiotics and narratology. The students will be able to apply the various theories to specific cinematic and televisual texts that are adapted from various sources (theatre, literature, comics, etc.), while the comparative analysis will assist their theoretical and critical abilities.
Keywords
adaptation theory, film, literature, comics, television, drama, intertextuality
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Multimedia
  • Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
Course Organization
ActivitiesWorkloadECTSIndividualTeamworkErasmus
Lectures602
Reading Assigment401.3
Tutorial200.7
Written assigments301
Total1505
Student Assessment
Description
The students are evaluated based on a mandatory essay (comparative analysis) of 4,000-5,000 words (70%), including endnotes and bibliography, presentation of the essay (20%) and attendance (10%).
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Assignment (Formative, Summative)
Bibliography
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
Barthes, Roland. ‘Εισαγωγή στη Δομική Ανάλυση των Αφηγημάτων’, στο Εικόνα – Μουσική – Κείμενο, μτφ. Γιώργος Σπανός, Αθήνα: Πλέθρον, 1988. 93-136. Κακλαμανίδου, Δέσποινα. Όταν το Μυθιστόρημα Συνάντησε τον Κινηματογράφο. Αθήνα: Αιγόκερως, 2006. Ταμπάκη-Ιωνά, Φ. & Μ.Ε. Γαλάνη (επιμ.). Από τη Λογοτεχνία στον Κινηματογράφο, Αθήνα: Αιγόκερως, 2011. Επιπλέον Βιβλιογραφία Giddings, Robert. Selby, Keith. Wensley, Chris. Screening the Novel. London: Macmillan, 1990. Klein, Michael. Parker Gillian. The English Novel and the Movies. New York: Ungar, 1981. McDougal, Stuart. Made into Movies. New York: CBS College Publishing, 1985. Miller, Gabriel. Screening the Novel. USA: Frederick Ungar Publishing Inc., 1980. Monaco, James. How to read a film. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1981. Peary, Gerald and Shatzkin, Roger. The Modern American Novel & the Movies. USA: Frederick Ungar Publishing Co., 1978. Reynolds, Peter. Novel Images. London: Routledge, 1993. Rimmon-Kenan, Shlomith. Narrative Fiction - Contemporary Poetics. New York: Routledge, 1983. Vanoye, Francis. Récit écrit, récit filmique. Paris: Nathan, 1989. Wagner, Geoffrey. The Novel and the Cinema. Rutherford, NJ: Fairleigh Dickinson University Press, 1975.
Additional bibliography for study
Cartmell, Deborah and Whelehan, Imelda (eds.). Adaptations, From Text to Screen, Screen to Text. New York: Routledge, 1999. Gardies, André. Le récit filmique. Paris: Hachette, 1993. Giddings, Robert. Selby, Keith. Wensley, Chris. Screening the Novel. London: Macmillan, 1990. Hutcheon, Linda. A Theory of Adaptation. New York: Routledge, 2006. Klein, Michael. Parker Gillian. The English Novel and the Movies. New York: Ungar, 1981. McDougal, Stuart. Made into Movies. New York: CBS College Publishing, 1985. Miller, Gabriel. Screening the Novel. USA: Frederick Ungar Publishing Inc., 1980. Monaco, James. How to read a film. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1981. Peary, Gerald and Shatzkin, Roger. The Modern American Novel & the Movies. USA: Frederick Ungar Publishing Co., 1978. Reynolds, Peter. Novel Images. London: Routledge, 1993. Rimmon-Kenan, Shlomith. Narrative Fiction - Contemporary Poetics. New York: Routledge, 1983. Vanoye, Francis. Récit écrit, récit filmique. Paris: Nathan, 1989. Wagner, Geoffrey. The Novel and the Cinema. Rutherford, NJ: Fairleigh Dickinson University Press, 1975.
Last Update
09-04-2017