Summer School in Audiovisual Arts and Communication - AudioVisual2013

SCHOOL OF SOCIAL SCIENCES - Department of Cultural Technology and Communication
1 Jul 2013 to 7 Sep 2013

(Courses in English)


Make a documentary from A to Z in 7 days (15-21 July 2013).  

A seven day workshop in English that contains 30 hours of teaching and "unlimited" hours of practice. It aims at offering an overall view of the documentary production process, from the development of the basic idea to the final product. There are 3-5 hour sessions every morning, while the afternoons will be free for practice or leisure. No special academic qualifications or degrees are required. However, the student has to be capable of participating and contributing to the final projects.
The workshop consists of lectures and exercises on documentary scriptwriting, camerawork and editing, based on international standards. At the beginning, students work on their own selecting and researching on a topic while they have hnds-on exercises in camerawork and editing. Then, they make teams and proceed to the shooting and editing stages. At the end, at least ten different short documentaries will have been produced and been ready for screening.

The University of the Aegean has invited scholars from various international institutions to teach their expertise next to the Greek colleagues:
* ANDREAS TRESKE, internationally acclaimed editor, lecturer at the Department of Cinema and Digital Media IZMIR UNIVERSITY OF ECONOMICS, Turkey
* ANDY PATON, assistant professor at the School of Film, Sound and Vision, Faculty of Arts & Creative Technologies , UNIVERSITY OF STAFFORDSHIRE, UK
* GREGORY PASCHALIDIS, associate professor in the Department of Media and Communication, ARISTOTLE UNIVERSITY, Greece
* YANNIS SKOPETEAS, lecturer in Screenwriting and Direction at the Department of Cultural Technology and Communication, UNIVERSITY OF THE AEGEAN, Greece






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