Course Information
FacultyFine Arts
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter
CoordinatorDimitrios Theodoropoulos
Course ID280005996

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

Registered students: 63
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)
Learning Outcomes
After completing the course the students will: 1. know lighting techniques, the creative use of filters and light bodies.
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
  • Generate new research ideas
  • Design and manage projects
  • Be critical and self-critical
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
Study and practice of lighting techniques, creative use of filters on the camera and on lighting fixtures. Approaches through exercises of shots and scenes of different classic films from the history of cinema, through the recreation and analysis of the techniques and aesthetic choices originally used in their creation. A remake of a scene from Carl Dreyer's, Gertrud, 1964.
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • 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
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. • Ταρνανάς Ανδρέας, Το ανοιχτό παράθυρο, Αιγόκερως, 2006. • Σούμας Θόδωρος, Εθνικές κινηματογραφίες στιλ & σκηνοθέτες, Αιγόκερως, 2009. • Σολδάτος Γιάννης (επιμ.), Κινηματογράφος, ντανταϊσμός, σουρεαλισμός, Αιγόκερως, 2007. • Liz Wells (επιμ.), Εισαγωγή στη Φωτογραφία, Πλέθρον, 2007. • Παναγιωτόπουλος Νίκος, Από το καλάθι των αχρήστων, Πατάκης, 2011.
Additional bibliography for study
• 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. • Κατσάγγελος Γιώργος, Από την Camera Obscura... στο CCD, University Studio Press, Θεσσαλονίκη, 2009. • Katz Steven, Film directing shot
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