Course Information
FacultyFine Arts
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter
CoordinatorKleoniki Drougka
Course ID280007580

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

Registered students: 122
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
CoreCompulsory Course324

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. The understanding of the narrative techniques/choices a writer must follow in the process of the adaptation. 2. Knowledge and practicing of the techniques needed according to the initial text of adaptation: novel, theatrical play e.t.c 3. Further comprehension of the basic screenwriting elements.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in teams
  • Be critical and self-critical
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
In the course is examined the distinctiveness of the screenplay that is based on a preexisting text. There are topics about the invention of the story, the structure, the characters, e.t.c - all the topics are examined through theory and practice. 1. Introduction - the basic methods of Adaptation 2. The 7 basic transformational acts in dramaturgy 3. Novel 4. Theatrical play 5. Biography/ adapting real stories.
narrative convention, adaptation, tranformational acts
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 assigments150.5
Artistic creation150.5
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 Extended Answer Questions (Summative)
  • Written Assignment (Formative)
  • Performance / Staging (Formative)
  • Artistic Performance (Formative)
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
Ε1.Kallas-Καλογεροπούλου, Χριστίνα. Bio/Pic ή Οι Ζωές των Λίγων. Αθήνα, εκδόσεις Πατάκη, 2009. 2.Η δύναμη του μύθου, Τζ. Κάμπελ , Αθήνα, εκδόσεις Ιάμβλιχος, 1998 3.Η Περιπέτεια της Αφήγησης, Δημήτρης Τσατσούλης, Αθήνα, εκδόσεις Ελληνικά Γράμματα, 1997
Additional bibliography for study
.Ποιητική, Αριστοτέλης, Εκδόσεις Κέδρος, Αθήνα. Σενάριο, η τέχνη της αφήγησης και της επινόησης στον κινηματογράφο, Χριστίνα Καλογεροπούλου, εκδόσεις Νεφέλη, Αθήνα. Bio/Pic οι ζωές των λίγων, Χριστίνα Καλογεροπούλου, εκδόσεις Πατάκη, Αθήνα. Η τέχνη της μυθοπλασίας, Henry James, Εκδόσεις Άγρα, Αθήνα. Ο ήρωας με τα χίλια πρόσωπα, Joseph Campbell,εκδόσεις Ιάμβλιχος, Αθήνα. Η δύναμη του μύθου, Joseph Campbell,εκδόσεις Ιάμβλιχος, Αθήνα. Σενάριο, Syd Field, εκδόσεις Κάλβος. Γραμματολογία, Θεωρία Λογοτεχνίας. Βελουδής Γιώργος, Εκδόσεις Δωδώνη, Αθήνα. Το σενάριο : από την αρχική ιδέα στην εκτέλεση, Α. Κεχαγιάς, εκδ. Έλλην. Μορφολογία του παραμυθιού, Vladimir Pror, εκδόσεις Καρδαμίτσα, Αθήνα. Γραμματική της φαντασίας. Εισαγωγή στην τέχνη να επινοείς ιστορίες. Gianni Rodari, εκδόσεις Μεταίχμιο, Αθήνα. Τα πρακτικά από την εβδομάδα σεναρίου, Αθήνα. Η τέχνη της γραφής, Αντόν Τσέχωφ, Εκδόσεις Πατάκη. Σμιλεύοντας το χρόνο, Αντρέι Ταρκόφσκι, Εκδόσεις Νεφέλη. Η τέχνη της γραφής στον 20ο αιώνα, Αλέξης Ζήρας, εκδόσεις Καστανιώτη. Lajos Egri, the art of dramatic writing, BNP. Robert Mc Kee, Story, metheum. Linda Seger, Making a good script great, Samuel French. 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 Linda Seger, The art of adaptation: turn fact and fiction to film,Samuel French. Stephanie Harrison, Adaptations, Three Rivers Press
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