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 A dizzying journey since 1895 as its milestone; from the time cinema emerged as a gigantic industrial, artistic and cultural sphere; until today. This seminar explores the cinema of different periods and geographies, focusing on the technology of the invention, the socio-cultural and economic conditions that the films are produced, cinematographic language, the artistic approaches that use film as a medium and means of production as well as the history of its audiences. The seminar aims at providing a roadmap to its participants for future use.

Films: Film examples from silent film period ((Lumière Kardeşler, Georges Méliès, Thomas Edison etc.), The Smiling Madame Beudet (Germaine Dulac, 1923); Man with a Movie Camera (Dziga Vertov, 1929); Rear Window (Alfred Hitchcock, 1954); Breathless (Jean Luc Godard, 1960); Hugo (Martin Scorsese, 2011)



Senem Aytaç was born in Ankara in 1978. She studied Psychology at METU and pursued her master’s studies at Department of Cinema-TV at Bilgi University in 2000. She worked as a research assistant at the same department between 2001 and

This studio is part of the following program(s):

Cinema Seminar

24 July 2017 - 30 July 2017

At this seminar the language of cinema, the fundamental concepts of film history and screen writing will be introduced along with sample films from different times and geographies. The seminar is designed for the young participants who are interested