Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Script Writing SAU 704 0 2 + 0 2 5
Precondition Courses
Recommended Optional Courses
Course Language Turkish
Course Level Bachelor's Degree
Course Type Optional
Course Coordinator Dr.Öğr.Üyesi MELTEM GÖNDEN
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Course Category Other
Course Objective This course?s main objective is to inform students about fundamental knowledge of storytelling techniques and basic information about structure of stories. Students will be able to analyze a movie scenario while they learn scenario writing by experiencing scenario writing.
Course Content In this course students will be informed extensively about the essential part of movie creation process that is scenario writing. They will have knowledge and experience of structure of scenario, rhythm, rules, format, idea of scenario and development etc. which are necessary to any scenarist.
# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 Will understand fundamental items of cinema story telling. Lecture, Testing, Homework,
2 Will have knowledge to identify fundamental properties of a good scenario. Lecture, Testing, Homework,
3 Will have knowledge of application of scenario writing techniques in movie scenarios. Lecture, Testing, Homework,
4 Will experience scenario writing. Lecture, Testing, Homework,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 Introduction.
2 Essentials of 3 Scene Structures
3 Visualizing movement
4 Openings
5 First Scene?s properties
6 Second Scene?s properties
7 Third Scene?s properties
8 Metaphor
9 Sub story
10 Characters
11 Characters
12 Dialogs
13 Atmosphere and story telling elements
14 Different forms
Course Notes New Yorker, First Monday, Wired, Birikim.
Course Resources
Evaluation System
Semester Studies Contribution Rate
1. Ara Sınav 40
1. Kısa Sınav 10
1. Ödev 40
2. Kısa Sınav 10
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 2 32
Mid-terms 1 10 10
Quiz 2 5 10
Assignment 1 5 5
Final examination 1 9 9
Total Workload 130
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 5.2
dersAKTSKredisi 5