CDM 498 | Course Introduction and Application Information

Course Name
Senior Project II
Code
Semester
Theory
(hour/week)
Application/Lab
(hour/week)
Local Credits
ECTS
CDM 498
Spring
2
4
4
12

Prerequisites
  CDM 497 To succeed (To get a grade of at least DD)
Course Language
English
Course Type
Required
Course Level
First Cycle
Course Coordinator -
Course Lecturer(s)
Assistant(s) -
Course Objectives Senior Project is designed as a two-semester course where students will take complete responsibility of an individual creative project from scratch to post-production. Senior Project II focuses production and post-production, as the second part of this project period. Students will shape their projects around their intellectual, creative and professional interests.
Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • Undertake complete responsibility of a project from production to screening (or exhibition).
  • Define the main production and post-production phases of an audio-visual project.
  • Document the development of a production in professional formats.
  • Organize the production of a film or digital media project.
  • Identify their future career goals.
Course Content In this course, students focus on the production and post-production phases of their graduation project (idea development and pre-production parts are supposed to be completed in Senior Project I). The course method includes in class/online group and individual meetings. Individual meetings will be conducted by appointment. The course may also include lectures and/or workshops on specific themes based on the project needs of the students. During the term students will submit the following materials that will represent different phases of their developing projects: Production dossier (15%, assignment), raw footage (20%, 1st mid-term), rough cut (20%, 2nd mid-term), final cut (25%, project). Students are obliged to successfully complete each of these requirements for continuing with the next phases.

 



Course Category

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

 

WEEKLY SUBJECTS AND RELATED PREPARATION STUDIES

Week Subjects Related Preparation
1 Course Introduction (Class meeting)
2 Production planning and scheduling I (Individual Appointments)
3 Production planning and scheduling II (Individual Appointments) Submission: Production dossier
4 Directing the Preproduction, Location Management, Set Design I (Individual Appointments)
5 Directing the Preproduction, Location Management, Set Design II (Individual Appointments)
6 Directing the Production (Individual Appointments)
7 Review of raw footage (Class meeting) Submission: Raw footage
8 Editing I (Individual Appointments)
9 Editing II (Individual Appointments)
10 Editing III (Individual Appointments)
11 Postproduction and Sound Editing I (Individual Appointments) Submission: Rough cut
12 Postproduction and Sound Editing II (Individual Appointments)
13 Postproduction and Sound Editing III (Individual Appointments)
14 Screening/exhibition Submission: Final cut
15 Review of final exhibition copies
16 Overview of the semester, discussion of exhibition venues

 

Course Textbooks
References

 

EVALUATION SYSTEM

Semester Requirements Number Percentage
Participation
1
10
Laboratory / Application
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
Homework / Assignments
1
15
Presentation / Jury
1
10
Project
1
25
Seminar / Workshop
Portfolios
Midterms / Oral Exams
2
40
Final / Oral Exam
Total

Contribution of Semester Work to Final Grade
Contribution of Final Work to Final Grade
Total

ECTS / WORKLOAD TABLE

Activities Number Duration (Hours) Workload
Course Hours
Including exam week: 16 x total hours
16
6
96
Laboratory / Application Hours
Including exam week: 16 x total hours
16
Study Hours Out of Class
16
3
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
Homework / Assignments
1
25
Presentation / Jury
1
5
Project
1
50
Seminar / Workshop
Portfolios
Midterms / Oral Exams
2
40
Final / Oral Exam
    Total
304

 

COURSE LEARNING OUTCOMES AND PROGRAM QUALIFICATIONS RELATIONSHIP

#
Program Qualifications / Outcomes
* Level of Contribution
1
2
3
4
5
1 To develop the habit of critical thinking in areas of cinema and digital media. X
2 To be able to comprehend and discuss theories, concepts and ideas that form the basis of cinema and digital media. X
3 To know and understand practices in areas of cinema and digital media as creative and/or business processes. To be able to see these processes from cultural and historical perspectives. X
4 To cultivate awareness in the inter- and multi-disciplinary nature of cinema and digital media, thus developing a dynamic and flexible professional character capable of operating and communicating across a wide range of subject areas. X
5 To develop an understanding of the unity of theory of practice and practice of theory. X
6 To observe norms of work ethic and a thoroughgoing professional ethic. X
7 Endowed with the virtues and skills of being self-disciplined, self-critical and self-managerial, to be able to both work independently and as member of a team. X
8 To have the fundamental knowledge and ability to use the technical equipment and software programmes in the areas of cinema and digital media and to possess advanced level computing and IT skills. (“European Computer Driving Licence”, Advanced Level) X
9 To be able to follow developments in new technologies of cinema and digital media, as well as new methods of production, new media industries, and new theories; and to be able to communicate with international colleagues in a foreign language (“European Language Portfolio Global Scale”, Level B1). X
10 To be able to use a second foreign language at the intermediate level.
11 To be able to use and develop the acquired knowledge and skills in a lifelong process aimed at the achievement personal and social goals X

*1 Lowest, 2 Low, 3 Average, 4 High, 5 Highest