Acting for the Camera I

THEATER X 410.3

Learn the technical and emotional adjustments required for working in front of the camera in a relaxed and truthful way and developing intimacy with the camera.

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Fall
Winter
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Classroom
Starting at $699.00
As few as 11 weeks
4.0

What you can learn.

  • Perform exercises and critiques through playback of performances in front of the camera
  • Learn the adjustments needed to stay relaxed and truthful while on camera
  • Understand how to act in position to basic camera moves
  • Hone in on acting techniques in moment-to-moment exercises

About this course:

Learn to get comfortable in front of the lens. Exercises begin with on-camera interviews, so that students can view their screen images in playback. Instruction focuses on understanding technical and emotional adjustments required for working in front of the camera in a relaxed and truthful way and developing intimacy with the camera. Topics include the difference between frame sizes and learning to hit marks. Hone your acting techniques through scene-study guidelines and sensory and moment-to-moment exercises, as well as monologue work. Some exercises are performed on camera with emphasis on close-ups, simple scenes, and basic camera moves. The instructor critiques individual students' work during playback.

Winter 2020 Schedule

Available Format(s):

These courses meet in person and make use of an online presence to varying degrees.

Future Offering (Opens November 04, 2019 12:00:00 AM)
-
Tuesday 3:30PM - 6:30PM
Location: UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
Instructor: Ernesto Gonzalez
371177
Fee:
$699.00
See Details
Notes

Students are recorded on camera during several sessions; those wishing to keep a copy of their work must bring a flash drive to each session.

Enrollment limited; early enrollment advised. Internet access required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after January 11, 2020
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Discussion
Tue Jan 7, 2020
3:30PM - 6:30PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood B17
Discussion
Tue Jan 14, 2020
3:30PM - 6:30PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood B17
Discussion
Tue Jan 21, 2020
3:30PM - 6:30PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood B17
Discussion
Tue Jan 28, 2020
3:30PM - 6:30PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood B17
Discussion
Tue Feb 4, 2020
3:30PM - 6:30PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood B17
Discussion
Tue Feb 11, 2020
3:30PM - 6:30PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood B17
Discussion
Tue Feb 18, 2020
3:30PM - 6:30PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood B17
Discussion
Tue Feb 25, 2020
3:30PM - 6:30PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood B17
Discussion
Tue Mar 3, 2020
3:30PM - 6:30PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood B17
Discussion
Tue Mar 10, 2020
3:30PM - 6:30PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood B17
Discussion
Tue Mar 17, 2020
3:30PM - 6:30PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood B17
Future Offering (Opens November 04, 2019 12:00:00 AM)
-
Tuesday 7:00PM - 10:00PM
Location: UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
Instructor: Ray Ford
371178
Fee:
$699.00
See Details
Notes

Students are recorded on camera during several sessions; those wishing to keep a copy of their work must bring a flash drive to each session.

Enrollment limited; early enrollment advised. Internet access required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after January 11, 2020
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Discussion
Tue Jan 7, 2020
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood B17
Discussion
Tue Jan 14, 2020
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood B17
Discussion
Tue Jan 21, 2020
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood B17
Discussion
Tue Jan 28, 2020
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood B17
Discussion
Tue Feb 4, 2020
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood B17
Discussion
Tue Feb 11, 2020
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood B17
Discussion
Tue Feb 18, 2020
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood B17
Discussion
Tue Feb 25, 2020
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood B17
Discussion
Tue Mar 3, 2020
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood B17
Discussion
Tue Mar 10, 2020
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood B17
Discussion
Tue Mar 17, 2020
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood B17

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