Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
801002582010FILM PRODUCTION PRACTICEElective244
Level of Course Unit
First Cycle
Language of Instruction
Turkish
Objectives of the Course
This course aims to teach the fundamental elements of visualization of film-making, aesthetic structuring, specification of rules of shots, placement of dialogue, director’s tasks for actor’s management, using digital camera and details of editing. Within the context of lesson students will learn set design, department of art, budget preparation, relations of producer and director in the film-making process and short film-making process and they will make a short film.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Prof. Dr. Lale Kabadayı
Learning Outcomes
1Using creative ability actively.
2To acquire visualization skills for film- making process.
3To apply theoretical and technical knowledge to film-making process.
4Using technical apparatus and apply film production aesthetics knowledge in the process.
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
Visualization in pre-production and production levels. To build aesthetics structure, art design, creating characters, director’s tasks for actor’s management, set design, rehearsals, budget preparation, application of various elements in editing.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1To summarize of content of lesson called Basic Concepts of Film Production.
2Creating of different characters. Continuity in the script.
3Basic rules of visualization.
4Properties of script writer, producer, director and make a budget.
5Rules of casting, preparation of actors/actresses in the period of pre-production. Actor’s management in the production levels and examples.
6Aesthetics structure. Concepts of dialog structure, audio and music using in narration.
7Make a work plan before production level.
8Mid-term exam.
9Distribution of tasks. Directing of staff.
10The impact of relation between art director, producer and director on the film production process. Set design, rehearsals.
11Examples of production processes.
12Examples of post-production processes. Application of various elements in editing.
13Watching and evaluation of short films homework.
14Watching and evaluation of short films homework.
15Watching and evaluation of short films homework. General evaluation.
16Final exam.
Recommended or Required Reading
Textbook: Büker, Seçil, Sinemada Anlam Yaratma, Ankara, İmge Kitabevi, 1991. Subsidiary Sources: 1) Eisenstein, Sergey M., Sinema Sanatı, çev. Nilgün Şarman, İstanbul, Payel Yayınevi, 1993. 2) Aslanyürek, Semir, Senaryo Kuramı, İstanbul, Pan Yayıncılık, 1998. 3) Hardy, Paul, Making a Film on a Micro-Budget, USA: Pocket Essentials, 2001.
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Activities are given in detail in the section of "Assessment Methods and Criteria" and "Workload Calculation"
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
Midterm Examination1100
SUM100
End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
Final Sınavı1100
SUM100
Term (or Year) Learning Activities40
End Of Term (or Year) Learning Activities60
SUM100
Work Placement(s)
None
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Midterm Examination177
Final Examination11111
Attending Lectures14342
Team/Group Work2510
Project Preparation2714
Project Presentation177
Self Study177
Individual Study for Homework Problems2510
Reading4312
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)120
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