Course Information
FacultyFine Arts
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter
CoordinatorPanagiotis Iosifelis
Course ID600012719

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

Registered students: 85
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
CoreElective Courses beloging to the selected specialization746

Class Information
Academic Year2018 – 2019
Class PeriodWinter
Instructors from Other Categories
Weekly Hours3
Total Hours39
Class ID
Course Type 2016-2020
  • Background
  • General Knowledge
  • Skills Development
Course Type 2011-2015
Knowledge Deepening / Consolidation
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
  • English (Instruction, Examination)
General Prerequisites
Knowledge of the basic narrative elemenents of screenwriting : structure, character development, plot, theme. Also, knowledge of the alternative forms of narration.
Learning Outcomes
1. Familiarization with the new long form narratives 2. Understanding of the effects of the increase of narrative time in all the elements of the screenplay: structure, chaarcters, prot e.t.c 3. Writing a peaching paper for tv show.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in teams
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
Τhe course examines the developing forms of the narrative when the timeframe is widening. and, also, how these forms are shaped according to the different narrative genres. The course contains theoretical propositions, analysis of television series, written exercises.
Educational Material Types
  • Slide presentations
  • Interactive excersises
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
Course Organization
Artistic Workshop802.7
Written assigments301
Artistic creation401.3
Student Assessment
The final evaluation of thw students is due to the below parametres : 1. Active participation in the courses 20% 2. Efficinent writng of the creative projects through the semester 30% 3. The final project (the writing of a peaching paper for a tv - series 50%
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Assignment (Formative, Summative)
  • Performance / Staging (Formative, Summative)
  • Artistic Performance (Formative, Summative)
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
1. Πετρίδης, Σωτήρης. Τηλεοπτικό Σενάριο: Δομές και Τεχνικές Συγγραφής Μακράς Οπτικοακουστικής Αφήγησης. Αθήνα: Εκδόσεις Σεναριογράφων Ελλάδος, 2018. 2.Kallas-Καλογεροπούλου, Χριστίνα. Σενάριο. Η Τέχνη της Επινόησης και της Αφήγησης στον Κινηματογράφο. Αθήνα: Νεφέλη, 2006.
Additional bibliography for study
1. Aronson, Linda. Television Writing: The Ground Rules of Series, Serials and Sitcom. North Ryde: AFTRS, 2000. 2. Bignell, Jonathan. An Introduction to Television Studies. London – New York: Routledge, 2004. 3. Cook, Martie. Write to TV: Out of Your Head and Onto the Screen. Oxford: Elsevier, 2007. 4. Edgerton, Gary R. and Rose, Brian Geoffrey. Thinking Outside the Box: A Contemporary Television Genre Reader. Lexington: University Press of Kentucky, 2005. 5. Field, Syd. Screenplay: The Foundations of Screenwriting. New York: Delta, 1979. 6. Goldberg, Lee and Rabkin, William. Successful Television Writing. New Jersey: John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2003. 7. Kallas, Christina. Inside The Writers' Room: Conversations with American TV Writers. London: Palgrave, 2014. 8. Savorelli, Antonio. Beyond Sitcom: New Directions in American Television Comedy. Jefferson: McFarland, 2010.
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