Course Information
FacultyFine Arts
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter
CoordinatorKonstantinos Kefalas
Course ID280005904

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

Registered students: 112
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
CoreCompulsory Course114

Class Information
Academic Year2018 – 2019
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours4
Total Hours52
Class ID
Course Type 2016-2020
  • Scientific Area
Course Type 2011-2015
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
1. Knowledge of film production's several stages 2. Get to know ways to compile a plan for producing, distributing and selling a film 3. Manage creatively human resources 4. Methods of developing film projects 5. Ways of distributing and promoting films
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)
Concepts and positions in the film production are discussed. Students come to contact with the stages followed in the film making process: Development, drafting of a business plan, developing presentation and promotion of the film, financing efforts, searching for the crew members and the team which will participate, contacting distribution and sales network, preparing production below the line, shooting the film, post production of the film, promoting and selling the film. The role of the producer, scriptwriter, director and other crew members is presented along with the roles of the rest of the production team. Concepts such as Co-producer, Executive Producer, Associate Producer, Line Producer, Production Manager etc are discussed
film development, film production, film distribution, film marketing
Educational Material Types
  • Slide presentations
  • 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 lectures's understanding Use of email for frequent and instantaneous communication with the class
Course Organization
Laboratory Work120.4
Written assigments200.7
Student Assessment
Class participation and presence 30% Final project 70%
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Assignment (Formative)
  • Written Exam with Problem Solving (Formative)
  • Labortatory Assignment (Formative)
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
1. Mark Steven Bosko, The Complete Independent Movie Marketing Handbook, MWP, 2003 2. Eden H. Wurmfeld, Nicole Shay Laloggia, Independent Filmmakers Manual. Elsevier, 2004
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