SCREENWRITING I

Course Information
TitleΣΕΝΑΡΙΟ / SCREENWRITING I
Code1ΣΕ1
FacultyFine Arts
SchoolFilm
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter
CoordinatorIoannis Maroudas
CommonYes
StatusActive
Course ID280005906

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

Registered students: 124
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
CoreCompulsory Course114

Class Information
Academic Year2021 – 2022
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours3
Class ID
600200530
Course Type 2016-2020
  • Scientific Area
Course Type 2011-2015
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
  • Distance learning
Digital Course Content
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
At the end of the semester the student will be able to: 1. recognize and understand the basic dramatic and plot structure elements of a screenplay, and also to understand the way these elements are composing a film. 2. understand the elements for the composition of a character, dialogue and the theme of a film. 3. to write scenes.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Adapt to new situations
  • Work autonomously
  • 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. Screenplay analysis of specific films. The film theory of this semester is combined with scene writing assignments and development of film characters and plot lines.
Keywords
structure, character, scene, theme, 3 act structure
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
  • 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
Course Organization
ActivitiesWorkloadECTSIndividualTeamworkErasmus
Lectures401.3
Fieldwork351.2
Artistic Workshop200.7
Written assigments250.8
Total1204
Student Assessment
Description
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/exercises during the semester 40%
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Extended Answer Questions (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Assignment (Formative, Summative)
  • Performance / Staging (Formative, Summative)
  • Artistic Performance (Formative, Summative)
Bibliography
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
Αριστοτέλους Περί Ποιητικής. Εκδ. Εστία Bordwell, D. & K. Thompson. Εισαγωγή στην τέχνη του κινηματογράφου. Εκδ. ΜΙΕΤ. Βαλούκος,Στ. Το σενάριο. Εκδ. Αιγόκερως. Βernard, D. Ανατομία του κινηματογράφου. Εκδ. Πατάκη Campbell,J. Ο ήρωας με τα χίλια πρόσωπα. Εκδ. Ιάμβλιχος. Καλογεροπούλου, Χ. Σενάριο - η τέχνη της αφήγησης και της επινόησης στον κινηματογράφο, Εκδ. Νεφέλη. ΜcKee, R. To σενάριο. Ουσία, δομή, ύφος και βασικές αρχές. Εκδ. Πατάκη.
Additional bibliography for study
Egri,L. The art of dramatic writing, BNP. Gotham Writers’ Workshop, Writing Movies, A&C Black, 2006. Vogler, C. The Writer’s Journey, Michel Wiese Productions. Truby, J. Great movies : why do they work, Silman – james Press. Seger, L. Making a good script great, Samuel French. Seger, L., Creating unforgettable characters, Samuel French.
Last Update
22-07-2022