Course Information
FacultyFine Arts
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodSpring
CoordinatorKonstantinos Kefalas
Course ID280007595

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

Registered students: 55
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
CoreElective Courses beloging to the selected specialization846

Class Information
Academic Year2018 – 2019
Class PeriodSpring
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours3
Total Hours39
Class ID
Course Type 2016-2020
  • Scientific Area
  • Skills Development
Course Type 2011-2015
Knowledge Deepening / Consolidation
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
General Prerequisites
Class participation, presence and in between project deliverables 40% Final delivered project 60%
Learning Outcomes
1. They will understand the method of compiling a feature film budget 2. They will be able to use all available tools for a feature film budget compilation 3. They will know the way to properly allocate financial means to different production needs 4. They will be familiar with Greece's labour environment 5. They will be able to adequately use at least one production compilation software
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Adapt to new situations
  • Make decisions
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in teams
  • Work in an international context
  • Work in an interdisciplinary team
  • Design and manage projects
  • Appreciate diversity and multiculturality
  • Respect natural environment
  • 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)
The course deals with the financial aspects of film production. It discusses the way financial resources of a film are managed and the way the film's budget is drafted, developed and followed. The course is based on a given script and follows step by step film development and budget drafting based on the needs and the market prices.
ilm budget, film financing plan, budget compilation, budget management
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Video lectures
  • Audio
  • Multimedia
  • Interactive excersises
  • Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Laboratory Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
Use of equipment to reproduce and project audiovisual works Use of audiovisual production equipment Use of relevant websites to deepen the lecture's understanding Use of email for frequent and instantaneous communication with the class
Course Organization
Laboratory Work481.6
Written assigments150.5
Student Assessment
Students are asked to attend the weekly lectures (10%) Students are asked to work on weekly tasks in groups of two or three, which they send through email two days prior to the next lecture (20%) Students are compiling a project in groups of two or three, which they hand out on the exam's date (60%)
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Assignment (Formative, Summative)
  • Labortatory Assignment (Formative, Summative)
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
1. Robert J. Koster, The Budget Book for Film and Television, Elsevier, 2004
Additional bibliography for study
1. Robert J. Koster, The Budget Book for Film and Television, Elsevier, 2004
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