Course Information
FacultyFine Arts
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter
CoordinatorIoannis Maroudas
Course ID280005906

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

Registered students: 118
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
CoreCompulsory Course114

Class Information
Academic Year2018 – 2019
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours3
Total Hours39
Class ID
Course Type 2016-2020
  • Background
  • Scientific Area
Course Type 2011-2015
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
1. To recognize and understand the basic structure elements of a screenplay and also to understand the way these elements are composing a film. 2. To understand the elements for the composition of a character, dialogue and the theme of a film. 3. To have the ability to write scenes.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Work in teams
  • Design and manage projects
  • Be critical and self-critical
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
Βasic principles and methods of screenwriting and screenplay analysis. Classical narrative techniques , forms and systems of screenplay construction .The film theory of this semester is combined with scene’s writing and development of film characters
structure, character, scene, theme, 3 act structure
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
  • 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
Written assigments100.3
Artistic creation200.7
Student Assessment
The final evaluation is according the below: 1. The written test at the end of the semester 50% 2. the active participation at the courses 10% 3. the written assignments/exercise during the semester 40%
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Summative)
  • Written Assignment (Formative)
  • Performance / Staging (Formative)
  • Artistic Performance (Formative)
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
Ελληνική Χριστίνα Καλογεροπούλου, Σενάριο, η τέχνη της αφήγησης και της επινόησης στον κινηματογράφο, εκδόσεις Νεφέλη. Χριστίνα Καλογεροπούλου, Bio/Pic οι ζωές των λίγων, εκδόσεις Πατάκη. Βαλούκος Στάθης, Το σενάριο, εκδόσεις Αιγόκερως. Joseph Campbell, Ο ήρωας με τα χίλια πρόσωπα, εκδόσεις Ιάμβλιχος. Syd Field, Σενάριο, εκδόσεις Κάλβος. Α. Δοξιάδης, Η αφήγηση ως γνώση και η περίπτωση της βιογραφίαςΕλληνική Α. Κεχαγιάς, Το σενάριο : από την αρχική ιδέα στην εκτέλεση, εκδ. Έλλην. Roger Kahane, Τα πρακτικά από την εβδομάδα σεναρίου, Αθήνα 1993. Αγγλική. Robert Mc Kee, Story, metheum. Linda Seger, Making a good script great, Samuel French. Linda Seger, Creating unforgettable characters, Samuel French Lajos Egri, The art of dramatic writing, BNP. Christropher Vogler, The Writer’s Journey, Michel Wiese Productions. John Truby, Great movies : why do they work, Silman – james Press. David Howard, How to build a great screenplay, souvenir press.
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