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SHORT FILM PRACTICES PROGRAMME COURSE DESCRIPTION

Code Name of the Course Unit Semester In-Class Hours (T+P) Credit ECTS Credit
THY326 SHORT FILM PRACTICES 5 4 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 Prof.Dr. İSMET GALİP YOLCUOĞLU
Instructor(s) of the Course Unit

OBJECTIVES AND CONTENTS

Objectives of the Course Unit: This course aims to provide the students with the basic knowledge and skills to perform film production and shooting stages.
Contents of the Course Unit: Contents of the course include topics such as basic information about short film production and management, pre-production preparations, scenario stage, editing and lighting techniques. Students take a different position in the filmmaking process of each course or project assignment; In this way, they can gain skills that needed in the field in many ways.

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

Organize the pre-production period of Short Film.
Evaluate film types with a critical perspective.
Evaluate production and management phases of the film.
Organize the development of film project together with the practices in the course.

WEEKLY COURSE CONTENTS AND STUDY MATERIALS FOR PRELIMINARY & FURTHER STUDY

Week Preparatory Topics(Subjects) Method
1 - Introduction to the content and methods; Introduction to the course Lecture & Question and Answer
2 Reading Cinema as a mass media Lecture & Question and Answer & Discussion
3 Reading Cinema as an art and industry Lecture & Question and Answer & Discussion
4 Reading Film production types and cinema industry: types of films in cinema. Lecture & Question and Answer & Discussion
5 Reading Basic film production process; film production stages, job descriptions of film crew Lecture & Question and Answer & Discussion
6 Reading Film production and design; Set design and set designer’s duties. Lecture & Question and Answer & Discussion
7 Visual and Written Literature Review and Video Watching Displaying the scenario: Story-board design. Lecture & Question and Answer & Discussion & Demonstration
8 - MID-TERM EXAM -
9 Visual and Written Literature Review and Video Watching Effective image making and filming techniques. Lecture & Question and Answer & Discussion & Demonstration
10 Visual and Written Literature Review and Video Watching Film fiction techniques and its bases. Lecture & Question and Answer & Discussion & Demonstration
11 Visual and Written Literature Review and Video Watching Lightening goals in film and its techniques. Lecture & Question and Answer & Discussion & Demonstration
12 Visual and Written Literature Review and Video Watching Decor design and make up types. Lecture & Question and Answer & Discussion & Demonstration
13 Visual and Written Literature Review and Video Watching Quality of sound and its control in films. Lecture & Question and Answer & Discussion & Demonstration
14 Visual and Written Literature Review and Video Watching Production organizations in films Lecture & Question and Answer & Discussion & Demonstration
15 Visual and Written Literature Review and Video Watching Special effects in cinema and creating effects Lecture & Question and Answer & Discussion & Demonstration
16 - FINAL EXAM -
17 - FINAL EXAM -

SOURCE MATERIALS & RECOMMENDED READING

Dmytryk, E. (2008). Sinemada Yonetmenlik, Oyunculuk, Kurgu, Istanbul: Doruk Publications.
Ozalp, L. (2009). Bir Film Yapmak, Istanbul: Hil Publications.
Senyapili, O. (2010). Sinema ve Tasarim, Istanbul: Boyut Publications.
Monaco, J. (2001). Bir Film Nasil Okunur, Sinema Dili, Tarihi ve Kurami, Trns: Ertan Yilmaz, Istanbul: Oglak Publications.
Thurlow, C. (2008). Making Short Films: The Complete Guide from Script to Screen, Second Edition, Oxford: Berg Publishers.

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
Explain the basic concepts of Social Service, working fields and application frameworks.
0
2
Uses up-to-date information on Social Service field by associating it with the theory and application information of Social Service.
0

KNOWLEDGE

Factual

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Establish the link between the application frameworks of Social Service.
0
2
Evaluate the developments in the field of migration, globalization and human rights in the new world by using the theoretical knowledge in the field.
0

SKILLS

Cognitive

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Using the research methods related to the field of Social Service, concludes scientific conclusions about social problems.
0
2
Examine the spatial legislation of Social Service and develop new strategies for implementation.
0

SKILLS

Practical

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Solve the problems specific to the field of Social Service according to scientific data.
0
2
Conduct trainings for individual, family and society by using advanced theoretical and practical knowledge in the field of Social Service.
0

OCCUPATIONAL

Autonomy & Responsibility

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Develop his / her competence in this area by taking the leadership role in working with individuals, groups and society and taking responsibility as a team member.
0

OCCUPATIONAL

Learning to Learn

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Describes a life worthy of dignity of the person who is the subject of social service science.
0

OCCUPATIONAL

Communication & Social

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Configures the communication between institutions in order to solve the problems.
0
2
Uses the educational role in the social service area.
0
3
Produces projects that will increase the consciousness level of the society.
1

OCCUPATIONAL

Occupational and/or Vocational

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Collaborate with other professionals in the work team through an interdisciplinary approach at the stage of Social Service intervention
0
2
Acts as a social worker in accordance with the laws, regulations and professional ethics rules.
0
3
Organize their work in accordance with their rights and responsibilities as an individual.
0

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 3 39
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 0 0 0
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 7 5 35
Mid-Term Exam 1 1 1
Preparation for the Mid-Term Exam 5 2 10
Short Exam 0 0 0
Preparation for the Short Exam 0 0 0
TOTAL 41 0 128
Total Workload of the Course Unit 128
Workload (h) / 25.5 5
ECTS Credits allocated for the Course Unit 5,0