Course Information
FacultyFine Arts
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter
CoordinatorDimitrios Theodoropoulos
Course ID280005995

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

Registered students: 61
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
CoreElective Courses beloging to the selected specialization746

Class Information
Academic Year2021 – 2022
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Instructors from Other Categories
Weekly Hours4
Class ID
Course Type 2021
Specialization / Direction
Course Type 2016-2020
  • Scientific Area
Course Type 2011-2015
Knowledge Deepening / Consolidation
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
  • English (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
After completing the course the students will 1. know the use of cameras of different digital recording methods as well as film
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
  • Be critical and self-critical
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
use of different methods of digital acquisition as well as motion picture film. Emphasis on the possibilities offered by the creative use of equipment and how it applies during different shooting conditions. An introduction to lighting. Exercises include shooting a scene based on Mike Figgis', The loss of sexual innocence, 1998, with an emphasis on an original visual tactic in the cinematography
Educational Material Types
  • 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 ICT in Student Assessment
Course Organization
Laboratory Work301
Artistic Workshop150.5
Field trips and participation in conferences / seminars / activities150.5
Artistic creation150.5
Student Assessment
Project 100%
Student Assessment methods
  • Labortatory Assignment (Formative, Summative)
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
• Θεοδωρόπουλος Δ., Το Φως στον Ελληνικό Κινηματογράφο, Αιγόκερως, 2009. • Pastoureau Michel, Μπλε, η ιστορία ενός χρώματος, Μελάνι, 2007. • Lynch David, Κυνηγώντας το μεγάλο ψάρι, Πατάκης, 2009. • Σολδάτος Γιάννης, Ιστορία του γυμνού στον κινηματογράφο, Αιγόκερως, 2010. • Liz Wells (επιμ.), Εισαγωγή στη Φωτογραφία, Πλέθρον, 2007. • Κουλέσοφ Λεβ, Η Τέχνη του Κινηματογράφου, Αιγόκερως, 2004. • Συλβέστερ Ντέϊβιντ, Η ωμότητα των πραγμάτων, Άγρα, 2009.
Additional bibliography for study
• Alekan Henri, Des lumières et des ombres, Le Sycomore, Paris, 1983. • Almendros Nestor, Un homme à la caméra, 5 Continents-Hatier, Lausanne, 1980. • Alton John, Painting with light, University of California Press, Berkeley-Los Angeles-London, 1995. • Barthes Roland, La chambre claire, Cahiers du Cinéma- Gallimard-Seuil, Paris, 1980. • Bellour Raymond, Bandy Mary Lea, editors, Jean-Luc Godard: Son + Image, The Museum of Modern Art, New York, 1992. • Bergery Benjamin, Reflections: twenty-one cinematographers at work, ASC Press, Hollywood CA, 2006. • Birren Faber, Color and human response, Van Nostrand Reinhold, New York, 1978. • Block Bruce, The visual story, Focal Press, Boston, 2001. • Burum Stephen, editor, American cinematographer manual 9th edition, ASC Press, Hollywood CA, 2008. • Campbell Russel, (compiled & edited by), Practical motion picture photography, The Tantivy Press-Screen Textbooks, London-New York, 1979. • Cardiff Jack, Magic hour, Faber & Faber, London, 1996. • Carrière Jean-Claude, The secret language of film, Faber & Faber, London-Boston, 1994. • Chardère, B., Borgé, G. & M., Les Lumière, Bibliothèque des Arts, Paris, 1985. • Δασκαλοθανάσης Νίκος, Ο καλλιτέχνης ως ιστορικό υποκείμενο από τον 19ο στον 20ο αιώνα, Άγρα, Αθήνα, 2004. • Deleuze Gilles, L'image - mouvement, Editions de Minuit, Paris, 1983. • Dennison Lisa, Spector Nancy, Young Joan, editors, Moving pictures: contemporary photography and video from the Guggenheim Museum Collections, The Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation, New York, 2003. • Dixon Wheeler-Winston and Foster Gwendolyn-Audrey editors, Experimental Cinema, Τhe Film Reader, Routledge, London, 2002. • Douglas Stan & Eamon Christopher, editors, Art of projection, Hatje Cantz Verlag, Ostfildern, 2009. • Doyle Christopher, A cloud in trousers, LACPS/Smart Art Press, Los Angeles-Santa Monica CA, 1998. • Eisenschitz Bernard, Nicholas Ray an American journey, Faber & Faber, London 1993. • Ettedgui Peter, Cinematography, Rotovision Screen-Craft, Crans- Près-Céligny CH/London, 1998. • Gilles Christian, Les dirécteurs de la photo et leur image, Editions Dujarric, Paris, 1989. • Grotticelli Michael, editor, ASC video manual 3rd edition, ASC Press, Hollywood CA, 2008. • Hockney David, Secret knowledge: rediscovering the techniques of the old masters, Viking Studio, New York, 2001. • Hansen Mark B.N., New Philosophy for New Media, The MIT Press, Cambridge / Massachusetts London / England, 2003. • Θεοδωρόπουλος Δημήτρης, Το Φως στον Ελληνικό Κινηματογράφο, Αιγόκερως, Αθήνα, 2009. • Κατσάγγελος Γιώργος, Από την Camera Obscura... στο CCD, University Studio Press, Θεσσαλονίκη, 2009. • Katz Steven, Film directing shot by shot, Mike Wiese Productions, Studio City CA, 1991.
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