Bachelor TR-NQF-HE: Level 6 QF-EHEA: First Cycle EQF-LLL: Level 6

Course Introduction and Application Information

Course Code Course Name Semester Theoretical Practical Credit ECTS
POV3437 Storyboard Fall 2 2 3 5
This catalog is for information purposes. Course status is determined by the relevant department at the beginning of semester.

Basic information

Language of instruction: English
Type of course: Non-Departmental Elective
Course Level: Bachelor’s Degree (First Cycle)
Mode of Delivery: Face to face
Course Coordinator : Prof. Dr. NAZLI EDA NOYAN CELAYİR
Recommended Optional Program Components: POV 2525 Concept Dev. And Visualization POV 2344 Cinematography POV 3341 Visual Storytelling POV 4337 Picture Theory POV 4111Graduation Project I POV 4112 Graduation Project II
Course Objectives: This course deals with the storyboard which is the last stage before the shooting of an actual film ( reel film, animation or advertisement). The students will be familiar with the basic concepts and terminology of the storyboard and will have the opportunity to do applications.

Learning Outcomes

The students who have succeeded in this course;
I. To visualize concepts.
II. To be able to understand the language of the visual design and have the ability to do applications.
III. To prepare drafts based on the script ( frame, camera, acting, connecting the frames, duration of frames, sound etc.), and to communicate these aspects visually.
IV. To be able to use different media and technologies successfully with respect to the expectations and necessities of the industry.

Course Content

Weekly Detailed Course Contents

Week Subject Related Preparation


Course Notes / Textbooks: Handouts would be given weekly.
Harold Whitaker and Hohn Halas, Timing for animation Focal Press
Marcie Begleiter, From Word To Image
Peter Ettedgui, Production Design And Art Directiob Screencraft Focal Press
Treasures of Disney Animation Art Abbeville Press Publishers

Evaluation System

Semester Requirements Number of Activities Level of Contribution
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Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes

No Effect 1 Lowest 2 Low 3 Average 4 High 5 Highest
Program Outcomes Level of Contribution
1) To be able to critically interpret and discuss the theories, the concepts, the traditions, and the developments in the history of thought which are fundamental for the field of new media, journalism and communication.
2) To be able to attain written, oral and visual knowledge about technical equipment and software used in the process of news and the content production in new media, and to be able to acquire effective abilities to use them on a professional level.
3) To be able to get information about the institutional agents and generally about the sector operating in the field of new media, journalism and communication, and to be able to critically evaluate them.
4) To be able to comprehend the reactions of the readers, the listeners, the audiences and the users to the changing roles of media environments, and to be able to provide and circulate an original contents for them and to predict future trends.
5) To be able to apprehend the basic theories, the concepts and the thoughts related to neighbouring fields of new media and journalism in a critical manner.
6) To be able to grasp global and technological changes in the field of communication, and the relations due to with their effects on the local agents.
7) To be able to develop skills on gathering necessary data by using scientific methods, analyzing and circulating them in order to produce content.
8) To be able to develop acquired knowledge, skills and competence upon social aims by being legally and ethically responsible for a lifetime, and to be able to use them in order to provide social benefit.
9) To be able to operate collaborative projects with national/international colleagues in the field of new media, journalism and communication.
10) To be able to improve skills on creating works in various formats and which are qualified to be published on the prestigious national and international channels.