Course Information
FacultyFine Arts
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodSpring
CoordinatorDimitrios Koutsiampasakos
Course ID280007544

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

Registered students: 98
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
CoreCompulsory Course6310

Class Information
Academic Year2020 – 2021
Class PeriodSpring
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours6
Class ID
Course Type 2016-2020
  • Scientific Area
Course Type 2011-2015
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
  • English (Instruction, Examination)
  • French (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: make effective use of camera movements to create different levels in the shot in relation to the movement of the camera. to use Keyframes make use of steadicam, handheld camera and drone.
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
  • Generate new research ideas
  • 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)
At Direction Workshop VI we focus on the narrative function and aesthetic use of blocking with moving camera. We examine camera movements on its axis and on a vehicle. We consider the parallax and its creative use in the moving camera concerning foreground and background. We analyze different forms of tracking and the effective use of Keyframes in the design of a complex camera movement. We consider the creative use of a crane, steadicam, hand-held camera and drone.
Stationary shot, Pan, Tilt, pedestal, Types of tracking, parallax, complex camera movement.
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
  • Video lectures
  • Audio
  • Multimedia
  • 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 ICT in Student Assessment
In teaching, we are using technologies of moving image and sound reproduction. For the workshop’s projects, the students are using technologies of moving image and sound recording and post-production. Outside classes, one of the ways that we communicate with the students about the courses is via Internet.
Course Organization
Artistic Workshop632.1
Artistic creation963.2
Student Assessment
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Formative, Summative)
  • Performance / Staging (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Exam with Problem Solving (Formative, Summative)
  • Art Creation (Formative, Summative)
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
1. ΑΓΓΕΛΙΔΗ Α., ΜΑΧΑΙΡΑ Ε., ΚΥΡΙΑΚΟΣ Κ., Γραφές για τον Κινηματογράφο: Διεπιστημονικές Προσεγγίσεις Νεφέλη, Αθήνα, 2005 2. ΜΠΑΣΕΛΑΡ Γκ., Η εποπτεία της στιγμής, μτφρ. Κ.Παπαγιώργης, Καστανιώτης, Αθήνα, 1997 3. ΤΑΡΚΟΦΣΚΙ Α., Σμιλεύοντας το Χρόνο, μτφρ. Σ.Βελέντζας, Νεφέλη, Αθήνα, 1987 4. ΑΓΓΕΛΙΔΗ Αντ, επιμ. Σ. Θεοδωράκη, Φεστιβάλ Κινηματογράφου Θεσσαλονίκης & Αιγόκερως, Αθήνα, 2005 5. ΚΑΖΑΝ Ελία, Μιά Ζωή, μτφρ. Πιερρής Ευγένιος, εκδ. Ελληνική Ευρωεκδοτική 1988 6. ΤΡΥΦΩ Φρανσουά, Χίτσκοκ - Τρυφώ με την συνεργασία της Έλεν Σκοτ, μτφρ. Ιωαννίδης Γιάννης Επιμ μετφ. Κυριακίδης Αχιλλέας, εκδ. Υψιλον/βιβλία 1986. 7. CHION M., Ο ήχος στον κινηματογράφο, Πατάκης, Αθήνα, 2010
Additional bibliography for study
Μετά το τέλος κάθε εργαστηρίου, δίδονται σημειώσεις με τα θέματα του εργαστηρίου, ώστε να μπορούν οι φοιτητές να ανατρέξουν σε αυτά, όποτε χρειαστεί. Επίσης, κάποιες φορές στις σημειώσεις αυτές γίνεται περαιτέρω ανάλυση και μελέτη κάποιων θεμάτων. Ανάλογα με τα θέματα που εξετάζονται, δίδεται πρόσθετη βιβλιογραφία.
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