Short Film (ART260) Course Detail

Course Name Course Code Season Lecture Hours Application Hours Lab Hours Credit ECTS
Short Film ART260 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 Discussion.
Course Coordinator
Course Lecturer(s)
Course Assistants
Course Objectives Self-improvement about script, film and video. Learning scenario techniques. Learning shooting techniques. Learning editing program. Converting the written scenario to a movie.
Course Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • By the end of this course, students learn: shooting techniques,
  • pre-production process,
  • shooting movie skills,
  • post-production process.
Course Content Information about writing script for a short film, shooting plan, budget, scenery, costumes, and directing.

Weekly Subjects and Releated Preparation Studies

Week Subjects Preparation
1 Subject Selection, Writing for the Movie
2 Scripting the Story
3 Before Shooting-Selection shooting Places
4 Before Shooting-Art Direction
5 Drawing Storyboard
6 Camera Rules
7 Camera Rules
8 Camera Rules
9 Fiction
10 Fiction
11 Filming
12 Filming
13 Sound Editing
14 Sound Editing
15 Music
16 Final assessment


Other Sources 1. Arijon, D. (2005). Film Dilinin Grameri 1-2-3. İstanbul: Es Yayınları.
2. Başol, Ö. (2019). Senaryo Kitabı: Senaryo Yazım Teknikleri ve Film Senaryosu. İstanbul: İthaki Yayınları.
3. Irving, D., & Rec, P. W. (2005). Sinema ve Videoda Kısa Film 1-2-3. İstanbul: Es Yayınları.

Evaluation System

Requirements Number Percentage of Grade
Attendance/Participation 15 10
Laboratory - -
Application 10 10
Field Work - -
Special Course Internship - -
Quizzes/Studio Critics - -
Homework Assignments 1 10
Presentation 1 10
Project 1 10
Report - -
Seminar - -
Midterms Exams/Midterms Jury 1 20
Final Exam/Final Jury 1 30
Toplam 30 100
Percentage of Semester Work 70
Percentage of Final Work 30
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 To be able to use English language competently concerning four basic skills, namely listening, reading, speaking, and writing
2 To have extensive theoretical knowledge about English literature.
3 To gain knowledge about literary theories and to be able to apply these theories to various literary texts
4 To acquire detailed knowledge about British culture in all its aspects
5 To be able to compare and contrast English literature with other literatures through works from different periods and genres.
6 To be able to compare and contrast British culture with other cultures
7 To plan, organize, and conduct the activities related to the field
8 To acquire the skills of creative, critical, and analytical thinking
9 To gain knowledge about how to conduct an academic research and to use the acquired knowledge in accordance with the purpose of the research
10 To acquire professional ethics and to use them in the process of research and production
11 The ability to translate various kinds of texts from different disciplines both from English into Turkish and from Turkish into English
12 To get prepared for professional life by developing a sense of responsibility through individual tasks and group projects
13 To be able to understand and decipher various discourses involved in literature such as literary, philosophical, psychological, cultural, critical and theoretical discourses in English language
14 To be able to understand and be a part of world culture

ECTS/Workload Table

Activities Number Duration (Hours) Total Workload
Course Hours (Including Exam Week: 16 x Total Hours) 16 3 48
Application 10 1 10
Special Course Internship
Field Work
Study Hours Out of Class
Presentation/Seminar Prepration 1 7 7
Project 1 10 10
Homework Assignments 1 7 7
Quizzes/Studio Critics
Prepration of Midterm Exams/Midterm Jury 1 8 8
Prepration of Final Exams/Final Jury 1 10 10
Total Workload 100