FTV4946 Video Clip ProductionBahçeşehir UniversityDegree Programs ENERGY SYSTEMS ENGINEERINGGeneral Information For StudentsDiploma SupplementErasmus Policy StatementNational QualificationsBologna Commission
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
FTV4946 Video Clip Production Spring 3 0 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 : Dr. Öğr. Üyesi ERKAN BÜKER
Recommended Optional Program Components: None
Course Objectives: This course aims to build both technical and creative skills of students to produce a music video. Compromise the rhythmic aspects of cinematographic expression. Identification for the phases of video clip production is performed over the hands on efforts for the projects.

Learning Outcomes

The students who have succeeded in this course;
1. Gain the ability to produce a video clip.
2 Gain the ability to prepare a video clip proposal.
3. Will be able to practice the conception of cinematographic rhythm.
4. Will be able to apply directing techniques on video clip.
5. Gain the ability to present and discuss video clip projects.
6. Will be able to compare and discuss video clip production in local and global markets.
7. Will be able to criticize the historical progress of video clip production in the world.

Course Content

This course aims to build both technical and creative skills of students to produce a music video. Compromise the rhythmic aspects of cinematographic expression. Identification for the phases of video clip production is performed over the hands on efforts for the projects.

Weekly Detailed Course Contents

Week Subject Related Preparation
1) Introduction to video clip production
2) History of video clip production
3) Video clip business in Turkey
4) Principles of video clip production
5) Rhytm and movement in video clip. Cinematografic expression of music.
6) Designing a video clip. Working on students' projects Designing a music video for a selected song. Prepare the synopsis.
7) Progressing on students' video clip projects Prepare the revised version of the video clip synopsis by applying the feedback of the previous class. Prepare the shot-list adjusted to the duration of the song.
8) Preparation of a video clip proposal Prepare a draft proposal for the video clip project
9) Pre-production proposal presentations of students for their projects Prepare the proposal for the video clip project
10) Working on students' footage. Determination of the necessary extra shots. Shooting the video clip
11) Progressing on students's footage for their video clip projects Shooting the required shots for the video clip project
12) Editing Capture the shots and perform the selection for the video clip project
13) Rough cut presentation for video clip project Prepare the rough cut of the video clip
14) Presentation of the video clip projects Finalizing the video clip projects


Course Notes / Textbooks: -
References: 1. Various examples of music videos from around the world and award winning videos.
2. Sound and vision, Simon Frith & Andrew Goodwin, 1993
3. Experiencing music video: aesthetic and cultural context, Carol Vernallis, 2004
4. Making Music Videos, Lara M. Schwartz, 2007

Evaluation System

Semester Requirements Number of Activities Level of Contribution
Attendance 1 % 20
Homework Assignments 7 % 30
Presentation 3 % 30
Project 1 % 20
Total % 100
Total % 100

ECTS / Workload Table

Activities Number of Activities Duration (Hours) Workload
Course Hours 14 3 42
Application 7 1 7
Presentations / Seminar 3 7 21
Project 1 10 10
Homework Assignments 7 6 42
Total Workload 122

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) Build up a body of knowledge in mathematics, science and Energy Systems Engineering subjects; use theoretical and applied information in these areas to model and solve complex engineering problems.
2) Ability to identify, formulate, and solve complex Energy Systems Engineering problems; select and apply proper modeling and analysis methods for this purpose.
3) Ability to design complex Energy systems, processes, devices or products under realistic constraints and conditions, in such a way as to meet the desired result; apply modern design methods for this purpose.
4) Ability to devise, select, and use modern techniques and tools needed for solving complex problems in Energy Systems Engineering practice; employ information technologies effectively.
5) Ability to design and conduct numerical or pysical experiments, collect data, analyze and interpret results for investigating the complex problems specific to Energy Systems Engineering.
6) Ability to cooperate efficiently in intra-disciplinary and multi-disciplinary teams; and show self-reliance when working on Energy Systems-related problems
7) Ability to communicate effectively in English and Turkish (if he/she is a Turkish citizen), both orally and in writing. Write and understand reports, prepare design and production reports, deliver effective presentations, give and receive clear and understandable instructions.
8) Recognize the need for life-long learning; show ability to access information, to follow developments in science and technology, and to continuously educate oneself.
9) Develop an awareness of professional and ethical responsibility, and behave accordingly. Be informed about the standards used in Energy Systems Engineering applications.
10) Learn about business life practices such as project management, risk management, and change management; develop an awareness of entrepreneurship, innovation, and sustainable development.
11) Acquire knowledge about the effects of practices of Energys Systems Engineering on health, environment, security in universal and social scope, and the contemporary problems of Energys Systems engineering; is aware of the legal consequences of Energys Systems engineering solutions.