Screenplay (ART261) Course Detail

Course Name Course Code Season Lecture Hours Application Hours Lab Hours Credit ECTS
Screenplay ART261 Fall and Spring 3 0 0 3 4
Pre-requisite Course(s)
Course Language Turkish
Course Type Elective Courses
Course Level Bachelor’s Degree (First Cycle)
Mode of Delivery Face To Face
Learning and Teaching Strategies Lecture, Discussion.
Course Coordinator
Course Lecturer(s)
Course Assistants
Course Objectives Basic information about a movie script and its theories, create a synopsis treatment, and a scenario based on their original or adapted stories.
Course Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • The students are able to create a synopsis treatment and a scenario based on their original or adapted stories.
  • able to give a clear definition of the scriptwriting phases.
  • able to discuss the usage of the new manners of telling in movie.
  • able to explain the important rules of converting the written scenario into a movie.
Course Content Basic information about movie script and its theories; creating a synopsis treatman and a scenario based on original or adopted stories.

Weekly Subjects and Releated Preparation Studies

Week Subjects Preparation
1 Introducing the general content and the method of the course, discussing the definition of all techniques of scenario.
2 History of scenario
3 Types of scenario (Draft Story, Developed Scenario, Shooting Scenario)
4 The structure of telling manners; traditional dramatic telling, basic structure scenario, introduction-body-conclusion scenario, conflict, starting points, main story.
5 Propose in scenario
6 Characters in scenario
7 Conflict and its types in scenario
8 Midterm
9 Story, plot, characters
10 Structures of the dialogues and the format
11 Types of a Scenario; Thought-Story, Synopsis, Treatman, Shooting Scenario, Storyboard
12 Point of views in scenario
13 Narration techniques and timing in scenario
14 Dialogues in scenario, sound, the usage of music and cinematography for screenplay
15 General Assessment
16 Final Assessment


Other Sources 1. Akyürek, F. (2009). Senaryo Yazarı Olmak, Senaryo Yazmak. İstanbul: MediaCat Yayıncılık.
2. Costello, J. (2010). Senaryo Yazımı. Barış Baysal (Çev.). İstanbul: Kalkedon Yayıncılık.

Evaluation System

Requirements Number Percentage of Grade
Attendance/Participation 15 10
Laboratory - -
Application 10 20
Field Work - -
Special Course Internship - -
Quizzes/Studio Critics - -
Homework Assignments - -
Presentation - -
Project - -
Report - -
Seminar - -
Midterms Exams/Midterms Jury 1 30
Final Exam/Final Jury 1 40
Toplam 27 100
Percentage of Semester Work 60
Percentage of Final Work 40
Total 100

Course Category

Core Courses X
Major Area Courses
Supportive Courses
Media and Managment Skills Courses
Transferable Skill Courses

The Relation Between Course Learning Competencies and Program Qualifications

# Program Qualifications / Competencies Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 Has the necessary current information to meet individual, family and community health needs in an individual and holistic approach in the direction of the nursing process.
2 Has knowledgeable and capable of evaluating the validity, validity and reliability of scientific knowledge.
3 Has the skills to perform nursing care using theoretical, evidence-based and practical knowledge to maintain, develop and treat illnesses.
4 Demonstrates nursing care in the direction of scientific research, evidence, developing technology and current health policies.
5 Respects human rights and dignity in nursing education, practices, research and management.
6 Carries out nursing practices in accordance with legislation, professional values, standards and ethical principle.
7 Uses critical thinking, problem solving and decision making skills in the nursing care process.
8 Continues self management activities as an individual and a team member within the scope of its managerial role.
9 Takes part in researches, projects and events in the association with the health team and the other disciplines with a sense of social responsibility
10 Uses English in a way that can comprehend literature, communicate effectively in written and verbal manner.
11 Leads to innovation and changing with adopting the philosophy of lifelong learning for personal and professional development.
12 Become a model to professional colleagues and communities by acting in accordance with professional ethics principles and values.

ECTS/Workload Table

Activities Number Duration (Hours) Total Workload
Course Hours (Including Exam Week: 16 x Total Hours) 16 3 48
Application 10 2 20
Special Course Internship
Field Work
Study Hours Out of Class 3 3 9
Presentation/Seminar Prepration
Homework Assignments
Quizzes/Studio Critics
Prepration of Midterm Exams/Midterm Jury 1 10 10
Prepration of Final Exams/Final Jury 1 13 13
Total Workload 100