Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
10820102T11351SCRIPT WRITING PRACTICESElective354
Level of Course Unit
First Cycle
Objectives of the Course
This course is designed as a continuation of Script writing for the practice of script writing techniques. The students will develop ideas for a short film script and learn how to express it in different stages until it takes the form of the final screenplay.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Prof.Dr. Dilek Takımcı
Learning Outcomes
1Knowledge of script writing techniques and strategies.
2The ability to write, direct and edit a short digital film.
3The ability to develop their craft artistically and technically, and to progress beyond their earlier experiments with the feature length screenplay.
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
This course is designed as a continuation of Script writing for the practice of script writing techniques. The students will develop ideas for a short film script and learn how to express it in different stages until it takes the form of the final screenplay.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1Classic Screenplay Structure
2The Elements of the Scene
3Developing the Character, , Character Arcs, Antagonists,
4Writing dialogue
5Writing the Visual Image and Visual short storywriting Practicum
6Theme, Conflict, Flashbacks, Fantasy Sequences and Dream Sequences, Voice-Over, Text and Subtext, Developing Your Writing Style
7Tone and Genre, Visualization, Revealing Exposition, Creating a Compelling Second Act, Climaxes and Resolutions
8Midterm exam
9Treatment Writing Practicum
10The Beats of the Scene
11Screenplay writing Practicum
12Screenplay writing Practicum
13Working in crews of four, students make a short film or shoot a scene from one of their screenplays using digital video cameras.
14Direct a short film
15The students edit their short film
16Final exam
Recommended or Required Reading
AKYÜREK, Feridun (2004), Senaryo Yazarı Olmak, MediaCat, Ankara. ASLANYÜREK, Semir (1998), Senaryo Kuramı, Pan Yayıncılık, İstanbul. BAŞOL, Öktem (2010), Senaryo Kitabı, Pana Film Yayınları, İstanbul. CHION, Mıchel (1987), Bir Senaryo Yazmak, Afa yayıncılık, İstanbul. ÖNGÖERN, M. Tali (1982), Senaryo ve Yapım, Alan Yaıncılık, İstanbul. MİLLER, William (1993), Senaryo Yazımı, Anadolu Üniversitesi Yayınları, Eskişehir. MASCELLİ, Joseph V. (2002), Sinemanın 5 Temel Öğesi, çev: Hakan Gür, İmge yayınları, İstanbul. WELLMAN, Wendel (2004), Senaryo, Altıkırkbeş Yayınları, İstanbul.
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
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End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
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Language of Instruction
Turkish
Work Placement(s)
None
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Midterm Examination122
Final Examination122
Attending Lectures14342
Project Preparation13030
Individual Study for Mid term Examination11010
Individual Study for Final Examination11010
Reading14228
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)124
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