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DOCUMENTARY FILM PRODUCTION AND MANAGEMENT PROGRAMME COURSE DESCRIPTION

Code Name of the Course Unit Semester In-Class Hours (T+P) Credit ECTS Credit
RTS332 DOCUMENTARY FILM PRODUCTION AND MANAGEMENT 5 3 3 5

GENERAL INFORMATION

Language of Instruction : Turkish
Level of the Course Unit : BACHELOR'S DEGREE, TYY: + 6.Level, EQF-LLL: 6.Level, QF-EHEA: First Cycle
Type of the Course : Elective
Mode of Delivery of the Course Unit Face to face
Coordinator of the Course Unit Assoc.Prof.Dr. ŞÜKRAN GÜZİN ILICAK AYDINALP
Instructor(s) of the Course Unit

OBJECTIVES AND CONTENTS

Objectives of the Course Unit: This course aims to examine the development and production stages of documentary film style from the past to the present and enable the student to realize documentary film production in practice.
Contents of the Course Unit: Contents of the course include the structure, production process and shooting techniques of documentary.

KEY LEARNING OUTCOMES OF THE COURSE UNIT (On successful completion of this course unit, students/learners will or will be able to)

Identify the characteristics and structure of documentary.
Differentiate between the differences of fictional film and documentary film.
Apply the knowledge on documentary production on basic level short documentary.
Identify production stages of documentary.
Analyze a documentary watched within framework of learned stages.

WEEKLY COURSE CONTENTS AND STUDY MATERIALS FOR PRELIMINARY & FURTHER STUDY

Week Preparatory Topics(Subjects) Method
1 - What is documentary? Lecture & Question and Answer
2 Internet and Literature Review History of documentary Lecture & Question and Answer
3 Internet and Literature Review Documentary types Lecture & Question and Answer
4 Internet and Literature Review Analysis on Sample Documentary Documentary samples in the world cinema Lecture & Question and Answer & Film Analysis
5 Internet and Literature Review Analysis on Sample Documentary Documentary samples in the Turkish cinema Practical Studies
6 Internet and Literature Review Documentary Filmmaking Practical Studies
7 Internet and Literature Review Documentary Filmmaking and Budgeting Practical Studies
8 - MID-TERM EXAM -
9 Internet and Literature Review Documentary Filmmaking Practical Studies
10 Internet and Literature Review Documentary Filmmaking Practical Studies
11 Internet and Literature Review Documentary Filmmaking Practical Studies
12 Internet and Literature Review Documentary Filmmaking Practical Studies
13 Internet and Literature Review Documentary Filmmaking Evaluating student studies
14 Internet and Literature Review Documentary Filmmaking Evaluating student studies
15 Internet and Literature Review Documentary Filmmaking Question and Answer & Discussion
16 - FINAL EXAM -
17 - FINAL EXAM -

SOURCE MATERIALS & RECOMMENDED READING

Tobias, M. (2007). Belgesel Film Yapim Sanati: Gercegi Arayis. Istanbul: Kolaj Bookstore
Nicholas, V. (2017). Belgesel Sinemaya Giris. Istanbul: Bogazici Uni. Publications.
Cereci, S. (1997). Belgesel Film. Istanbul: Sule Publications.

ASSESSMENT

Assessment & Grading of In-Term Activities Number of Activities Degree of Contribution (%) Description
Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5

CONTRIBUTION OF THE COURSE UNIT TO THE PROGRAMME LEARNING OUTCOMES

KNOWLEDGE

Theoretical

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Describe basic communication theories with the knowledge gained in public relations and publicity.
2
List the main features of communication in items.
3
Interpret the basic characteristics of communication and create a creative solution to ensure reconciliation in an existing communication problem.

KNOWLEDGE

Factual

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Use the basic information in the field of Public Relations and Publicity in interdisciplinary studies.
2
Evaluate the knowledge related to social and natural sciences and produce projects in professional life.
3
Tell the basic concepts of public relations and advertising in detail.

SKILLS

Cognitive

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Analyze and evaluate social events at national and international level in the light of current debates.
2
Use the leadership, communication and presentation skills in occupational events.

SKILLS

Practical

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Follow the innovations in the field of communication and important written and oral communication tools related to the field.
2
Write press releases for the purpose of introducing the institution he/she works at or owns.
3
Create communication programs within the public relations and advertising campaign.

OCCUPATIONAL

Autonomy & Responsibility

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Use published domestic and foreign data sources related to public relations and advertising in the field of communication and communication area in his / her own works such as articles and projects.

OCCUPATIONAL

Learning to Learn

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Evaluate the planning processes of past communication programs, public relations and advertising practices.

OCCUPATIONAL

Communication & Social

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Use communication techniques in the right place, environment and time.

OCCUPATIONAL

Occupational and/or Vocational

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Plan communication programs in the awareness of ethical values in the professional work.

WORKLOAD & ECTS CREDITS OF THE COURSE UNIT

Workload for Learning & Teaching Activities

Type of the Learning Activites Learning Activities (# of week) Duration (hours, h) Workload (h)
Lecture & In-Class Activities 14 3 42
Preliminary & Further Study 13 4 52
Land Surveying 0 0 0
Group Work 0 0 0
Laboratory 0 0 0
Reading 0 0 0
Assignment (Homework) 0 0 0
Project Work 0 0 0
Seminar 0 0 0
Internship 0 0 0
Technical Visit 0 0 0
Web Based Learning 0 0 0
Implementation/Application/Practice 6 5 30
Practice at a workplace 0 0 0
Occupational Activity 0 0 0
Social Activity 0 0 0
Thesis Work 0 0 0
Field Study 0 0 0
Report Writing 0 0 0
Final Exam 1 1 1
Preparation for the Final Exam 1 2 2
Mid-Term Exam 1 1 1
Preparation for the Mid-Term Exam 1 1 1
Short Exam 0 0 0
Preparation for the Short Exam 0 0 0
TOTAL 37 0 129
Total Workload of the Course Unit 129
Workload (h) / 25.5 5,1
ECTS Credits allocated for the Course Unit 5,0