Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Film / Video Techniques GIT 214 4 2 + 2 3 6
Precondition Courses
Recommended Optional Courses
Course Language Turkish
Course Level Bachelor's Degree
Course Type Compulsory
Course Coordinator Arş.Gör. SAVAŞ YAVUZ
Course Lecturers Arş.Gör. SAVAŞ YAVUZ,
Course Assistants
Course Category
Course Objective The purpose of the lecture is to explain essential elements of cinematography, as well as to express the role and importance of the components, which has generated the film language, to grasp film form as a means of expression.
Course Content The lecture includes essential elements of cinematograpy and their functions in the process of meaning-making.
# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 Students learn essential concept and terms of cinematography Lecture, Demonstration, Motivations to Show, Testing,
2 define shot sizes and camera mouvements. Lecture, Demonstration, Motivations to Show, Testing, Oral Exam, Homework,
3 understand essential principles and functions of editing. Lecture, Motivations to Show, Testing, Homework,
4 grasp how the meanings have been created. Lecture, Discussion, Drilland Practice, Motivations to Show, Self Study, Testing, Homework,
5 learn styles and functions of film ligtining. Motivations to Show, Drilland Practice, Demonstration, Testing, Homework, Performance Task,
6 gain essential knowledge to design a film. Lecture, Drilland Practice, Motivations to Show, Self Study, Testing, Oral Exam, Homework,
7 obtain essential technical knowledge about sound, camera and lightining equipment Lecture, Drilland Practice, Motivations to Show, Testing, Homework,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 Inroduction; Essential elements of cinematography, discuss the meanings of film language, film form and the process of meaning-making.
2 Image and meaning: scene, shot, Shot sizes, Camera angles
3 Moving image: sequence, scene, shot, camera mouvements, depth of field
4 Narrative style: essential approaches in Hollywood and Auteur cinema.
5 Scriptwriting, scenario, discussion through examples
6 Shooting script, storyboard, decoupage, discussion through example and practice
7 Essential principles of editing, meaning-making on editing
8 Essential principles of editing, practice
9 Light, lightining, colour: function and meaning
10 Practices of ligthning
11 Acting and art direction: essential approaches, new tendencies
12 Use of sound and silence in a creative way, music
13 Film form and cinematography: fiction, documentery,experimental film, videoart, commercial film, video clip
14 Reality, form, style: cinematographic space- time and analysing components of film language
Course Notes
Course Resources Film Dilinin Grameri 1 Durağan Sahneler, Daniel Arizon, Es Yayınları

Film Dilinin Grameri 2 Oyuncu Hareketli Sahneler, Daniel Arizon, Es Yayınları

Film Dilinin Grameri 3 Oyuncu ve Kamera Hareketli Sahneler, Daniel Arizon, Es Yayınları

Mascelli - Sinemanın 5 Temel Öğesi, İmge Kitabevi Yayınları, 2002.

Sinemada Yönetmenlik, Oyunculuk, Kurgu, Doruk Yayınları / Sinema Dizisi, 2011

Dili, Robert Edgar-Hunt, John Marland, Steven Rawle, Literatür Yayıncılık

Kısa Film Senaryosu Yazmak, Patrick Nash, Kalkedon Yayıncılık / Sinema Kitaplığı Dizisi

Film Çalışmaları, Andrew M. Butler, Kalkedon Yayıncılık

Kısa Film Yazmak, Ken Dancyger, Pat Cooper, Es Yayınları

Sinema ve Videoda Kısa Film 1. Kitap Yapım Öncesi, Peter W. Rea, David Irving, Es Yayınları

Sinema ve Videoda Kısa Film 2. Kitap Yapım, Peter W. Rea, David Irving, Es Yayınları

Film Yapmak Üzerine, James Broughton, Altıkırkbeş Yayınları

Sinema ve Televizyon İçin Aydınlatma Tekniği, Gerald Millerson, Es Yayınları

Sanat Sineması Üzerine, Ali Karadoğan, De Ki Yayınları
Order Program Outcomes Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 To have advanced knowledge and equipment in the field of Visual Communication (Multimedia, Photography, Cinema, Graphic Design), to be able to use the theoretical and practical knowledge acquired in this field; To be able to discuss, to interpret scientifically and to be able to evaluate.
2 To know and understand basic art principles and to be able to adapt them to the field of Visual Communication Design.
3 To have knowledge of computer aided design; To have knowledge about design techniques and methods in different fields and to be able to apply them.
4 To be able to critically evaluate the knowledge and skills acquired in the field of visual communication design, to identify learning needs and to direct their learning throughout life.
5 To be able to define problems related to visual communication design, to develop solutions based on evidence and research.
6 To be able to inform people and institutions about visual communication design issues; To be able to convey their thoughts and solutions to problems in written and verbal form, to support them with quantitative and qualitative data and share them with experts and non-experts.
7 To be able to benefit from other disciplines that form the basis of visual communication design by paying attention to interdisciplinary interaction, to have basic knowledge about these disciplines and to create a basis for mutual interaction in different fields.
8 To be able to take responsibility individually and as a group member to solve unforeseen and complex problems encountered in practice; To have effective communication skills.
9 To have the capacity to perceive, think, design, apply, analyze and interpret multidimensionally.
10 To have knowledge about the legal regulations and procedures in the relevant field of art.
11 To be able to follow information about visual communication design using a foreign language.
12 To have competence in the production standards of the field and to be able to use the information and communication technologies required by the field.
13 To have social, scientific and ethical values ??in the stages of collection, interpretation, announcement and application of data related to visual communication.
14 To be able to transform abstract and concrete concepts into creative thinking, innovative and original works, based on the versatile and open-minded thinking model.
15 To have aesthetic awareness.
Evaluation System
Semester Studies Contribution Rate
1. Ödev 15
2. Ödev 15
1. Kısa Sınav 30
1. Ara Sınav 40
Total 100
1. Yıl İçinin Başarıya 60
1. Final 40
Total 100
ECTS - Workload Activity Quantity Time (Hours) Total Workload (Hours)
Course Duration (Including the exam week: 16x Total course hours) 16 4 64
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 16 4 64
Mid-terms 1 7 7
Assignment 2 5 10
Final examination 1 10 10
Total Workload 155
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 6.2
dersAKTSKredisi 6