Communication and Media Studies

Film Project Development Workshop (COM433)

Course Code Course Name Semester Theory Practice Lab Credit ECTS
COM433 Film Project Development Workshop 7 2 2 2 2 3
Prerequisites
Admission Requirements
Language of Instruction Turkish
Course Type Elective
Course Level Bachelor Degree
Course Instructor(s) Ece VİTRİNEL evitrinel@gsu.edu.tr (Email)
Assistant
Objective Aim of this course is to give basic information and examples about
development of different kinds of film projects and on the base of
this information to make practice for developing a project,
presenting it, preparing a budget and searching for resources.
Content Week 1. Types of film project
Week 2. Description and budgeting criteria.
Week 3. Goals and strategic planning
Week 4. Presentation and budgeting examples
Week 5. Features of a producer and communication
Week 6. Features of co-productions
Week 7. Searching for support: national public support
Week 8. T.C. Cultural Ministry submissions: case studies
Week 9. T.C. Cultural Ministry submissions: practice
Week 10. Searching for support: regional public support
Week 11. Eurimages submissions: case studies
Week 12. Eurimages submissions: practice
Week 13. Other public support: foreign, regional, multinational
support opportunities
Week 14. Private sector support: examples such as sponsorship,
television pre-emption etc…
Course Learning Outcomes - know the models of film project development.
- set goals in this field and do strategic planning.
- know how to find a producer and co-producer and conditions
of submission to different channels on a national or
international basis.
- develop a film project, attempt to search resources, producer,
support etc...
Teaching and Learning Methods participating conference
References CNC , Coll.Dixit, Eyrolles, Paris, 2006
Robert Edgar HUNT, Réalisation de films, Pyramyd, Paris, 2008
Jane BARNWELL, Les fondamentaux de la réalisation de films,
Pyramyd, Paris, 2010
Elliott GRAVE, 130 exercices pour réussir son premier film,
Eyrolles, Paris, 2010
J.-P. FOUGEA,- P.ROGARD, Les aides au financement, Dixit,
Paris, 2009
Olivier AMIEL, Le financement public du cinéma dans l’Union
Européenne, LGDJ, 2008
Ph.LAURIER, Producteur du cinéma : un métier, Chiron, 2005
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Theory Topics
Week Weekly Contents
1 Types of film project
2 Description and budgeting criteria.
3 Goals and strategic planning
4 Presentation and budgeting examples
5 Features of a producer and communication
6 Features of co-productions
7 Searching for support: national public support
8 T.C. Cultural Ministry submissions: case studies
9 T.C. Cultural Ministry submissions: practice
10 Searching for support: regional public support
11 Eurimages submissions: case studies
12 Eurimages submissions: practice
13 Other public support: foreign, regional, multinational support opportunities
14 Private sector support: examples such as sponsorship, television pre-emption etc…
Practice Topics
Week Weekly Contents
9 T.C. Cultural Ministry submissions: practice
12 Eurimages submissions: practice
Contribution to Overall Grade
  Number Contribution
Toplam 0 0
In-Term Studies
  Number Contribution
Assignments 1 40
Presentation 0 0
Midterm Examinations (including preparation) 1 60
Project 0 0
Laboratory 0 0
Other Applications 0 0
Quiz 0 0
Term Paper/ Project 0 0
Portfolio Study 0 0
Reports 0 0
Learning Diary 0 0
Thesis/ Project 0 0
Seminar 0 0
Other 0 0
Toplam 2 100
No Program Learning Outcomes Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 Will have effective written and oral communication skills in Turkish X
2 Will have a thorough knowledge of at least two foreign languages X
3 Will be informed about art and culture, human rights, social, professional and ethical values, law and legislation, quality standards, and will be aware of their responsibility on these subjects X
4 Will have sufficient knowledge about social sciences, professions and sectors in communication and media, innovative and entrepreneurial practices X
5 Will have the ability to use, in an effective and creative way, the techniques and tools and information technologies necessary for interactive and conventional media, in the context of health and safety in the workplace X
6 Will have the ability to develop documentary and fictional content related to their field for interactive and conventional media; also the ability to produce and manage this content in group X
7 Will have the theoretical knowledge and ability to carry out and share scientific work on communication environments and processes of interactive and conventional media and on the individual and social outcomes of the latter X
8 Will have the knowledge of analysis and modelling techniques to analyse interactive and conventional media and the communication environments and processes X
9 Will have the ability to question and critically analyse developments and problems concerning interactive and conventional media and the communication environments and processes, will be aware of the public interest, social responsibility and the environment, will be sensitive to contemporary world’s and Turkey's current problems; will develop a libertarian, democratic, constructive and problem-solving approach X
10 They are familiar with the historical development processes of electronic, digital media and film; and the current developments in these fields X
11 They learn sociological, cultural and aesthetic approaches in electronic, digital media and film X
12 They learn the political economy of cultural industries, labour and production relations, analysis of marketing and consumption patterns. X
13 They learn at a first level how to use the equipment necessary for the production of audio-visual content for TV, radio and digital media and of films in different genres X
14 They gain experience in conducting creative activities in electronic, digital media and film; in producing and working in groups X
15 They acquire theoretical information in the fields of public relations, advertising, integrated marketing communication and organizational communication
16 They are familiar with the research, planning, implementation and evaluation processes in public relations and advertising; they can create campaigns, present them effectively and write reports
17 They have knowledge of organisational communication, crisis and risk communication, reputation management, media relations, media planning, digital media management, brand management and interpersonal communication. They are able to carry out activities in these areas
18 They use public relations and advertising strategies and tactics appropriate to the specificities of conventional and new media
19 They are aware of legal regulations, ethical codes in public relations and advertising, and they remain faithful to them
20 They are familiar with the different theoretical approaches regarding the social place, role and functions of journalism as a social institution and phenomenon; they are familiar with the process of producing information for conventional and digital media
21 They are familiar with the structural and technical specificities, management characteristics of conventional/mainstream media, as well as alternative media structures
22 They are familiar with the new conceptual and theoretical discussions emerging from interactive/digital media in terms of social sciences and humanities
23 They are familiar with the historical development of journalism in Turkey and in the world; they can analyse it in the context of social and political history
24 They have the ability to effectively use information technology, printing and publishing techniques; to write a press article using data collected on the web and on social media, to visualize this data and to publish it
Activities Number Period Total Workload
Class Hours 14 2 28
Working Hours out of Class 14 2 28
Assignments 0 0 0
Presentation 0 0 0
Midterm Examinations (including preparation) 1 9 9
Project 0 0 0
Laboratory 0 0 0
Other Applications 0 0 0
Final Examinations (including preparation) 1 10 10
Quiz 0 0 0
Term Paper/ Project 0 0 0
Portfolio Study 0 0 0
Reports 0 0 0
Learning Diary 0 0 0
Thesis/ Project 0 0 0
Seminar 0 0 0
Other 0 0 0
Total Workload 75
Total Workload / 25 3,00
Credits ECTS 3
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