Course Information
FacultyFine Arts
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate, 3rd / Doctorate
Teaching PeriodWinter
CoordinatorNikolaos Aletras
Course ID280005957

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

Registered students: 69
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
CoreElective Courses beloging to the selected specialization535

Class Information
Academic Year2019 – 2020
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Instructors from Other Categories
Weekly Hours4
Class ID
Course Type 2016-2020
  • Scientific Area
Course Type 2011-2015
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
  • English (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
At the end of the course, the students will be able to: 1. read scripts and cinematic texts critically. 2. approach and critically analyze a cinematic text. 3. possess essential elements of methodology for the dramaturgical analysis of a cinematic text. 4. explore the formation, principles, techniques by which dramaturgical analysis is approached in terms of exclusively cinematic production process.5. Be able to write a script (Script Coverage) containing a summary of the script (one to two pages), also, comments and suggestions on the strengths and weaknesses of the script as well as the estimate of its potential use in film production (one to two pages).
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
  • 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)
Cinema tells stories. Sometimes film producers chose, develop, change or formulate these stories and the way they are narrated. The producer is also a good script reader and understands a script's components.Basic principles of script analysis are discussed. The components that form a story. The way these are organised and tell the story. During film development the producer sometimes participates and other times takes the lead in developing, improving, rewriting the story.
dramaturgical analysis, script report, script coverage, script analysis
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 lectures's understanding Use of email for frequent and instantaneous communication with the class
Course Organization
Laboratory Work150.5
Reading Assigment351.2
Field trips and participation in conferences / seminars / activities130.4
Written assigments351.2
Student Assessment
The final grade will be extracted: • From students' participation in lectures (30%) • From individual writing work (70%)
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Assignment (Formative, Summative)
  • Oral Exams (Formative, Summative)
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
1.[22769196]: ΕΠΙΚΟΙΝΩΝΙΑ: ΘΕΩΡΙΑ ΣΤΗΝ ΠΡΑΞΗ, ΚΑΪΤΑΤΖΗ- ΓΟΥΙΤΛΟΚ ΣΟΦΙΑ 2.[22029]: 161 μυστικά για ένα νέο κινηματογραφιστή, Landau Camille,White Tiare 3.[12537646]: Διοίκηση - Management, ΠΕΤΡΙΔΟΥ ΕΥΓΕΝΙΑ
Additional bibliography for study
1. Sher Garfinkel, Screenplay Story Analysis, Allworth Press, 2007 2. Rona Edwards & Monica Skerbelis, I Liked it, Didn’t Love it, ESE, 2009 3. Ackerman, H. (2017). Write Screenplays That Sell - The Ackerman Way. Beverly Hills, California: Tallfellow Press. 4. Bordwell, D., & Thompson, K. (2006). Εισαγωγή στην Τέχνη του Κινηματογράφου. Αθήνα: Μορφωτικό Ίδρυμα Εθνικής Τραπέζης. 5. Field, S. (1986). Το σενάριο Η τέχνη και η τεχνική: Οι βάσεις της σεναριογραφίας. Αθήνα: Κάλβος. 6. Griffiths, K. (2015). The Art of Script Editing: A Practical Guide to Script Development. Harpenden, UK: Creative Essentials. 7. Seger, L. (2010). Making a Good Script Great. Beverly Hills, California: Silman-James Press.
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