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
Spring
Summer
Remote Instruction
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 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.

Spring 2020 Schedule

Available Format(s):

These courses meet regularly and are fully online. Click “See Details” below for more information.

Enrollment Closed
-
Tuesday 7:00PM PDT - 10:00PM PDT
Location: Online
Instructor: Celeste Pechous
372924
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 April 06, 2020
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Lecture
Tue Mar 31, 2020
7:00PM PDT - 10:00PM PDT
Online
Lecture
Tue Apr 7, 2020
7:00PM PDT - 10:00PM PDT
Online
Lecture
Tue Apr 14, 2020
7:00PM PDT - 10:00PM PDT
Online
Lecture
Tue Apr 21, 2020
7:00PM PDT - 10:00PM PDT
Online
Lecture
Tue Apr 28, 2020
7:00PM PDT - 10:00PM PDT
Online
Lecture
Tue May 5, 2020
7:00PM PDT - 10:00PM PDT
Online
Lecture
Tue May 12, 2020
7:00PM PDT - 10:00PM PDT
Online
Lecture
Tue May 19, 2020
7:00PM PDT - 10:00PM PDT
Online
Lecture
Tue May 26, 2020
7:00PM PDT - 10:00PM PDT
Online
Lecture
Tue Jun 2, 2020
7:00PM PDT - 10:00PM PDT
Online
Lecture
Tue Jun 9, 2020
7:00PM PDT - 10:00PM PDT
Online
Canceled
-
Tuesday 7:00PM PDT - 10:00PM PDT
Location: Online
Instructor: Lisa Chess
375038
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 April 13, 2020
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Lecture
Tue Apr 7, 2020
7:00PM PDT - 10:00PM PDT
Online
Lecture
Tue Apr 14, 2020
7:00PM PDT - 10:00PM PDT
Online
Lecture
Tue Apr 21, 2020
7:00PM PDT - 10:00PM PDT
Online
Lecture
Tue Apr 28, 2020
7:00PM PDT - 10:00PM PDT
Online
Lecture
Tue May 5, 2020
7:00PM PDT - 10:00PM PDT
Online
Lecture
Tue May 12, 2020
7:00PM PDT - 10:00PM PDT
Online
Lecture
Tue May 19, 2020
7:00PM PDT - 10:00PM PDT
Online
Lecture
Tue May 26, 2020
7:00PM PDT - 10:00PM PDT
Online
Lecture
Tue Jun 2, 2020
7:00PM PDT - 10:00PM PDT
Online
Lecture
Tue Jun 9, 2020
7:00PM PDT - 10:00PM PDT
Online
Lecture
Tue Jun 16, 2020
7:00PM PDT - 10:00PM PDT
Online

Available Format(s):

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

Future Offering (Opens April 27, 2020 12:00:00 AM)
-
Wednesday 7:00PM PDT - 10:00PM PDT
Location: UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
Instructor: Ray Ford
374807
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 June 28, 2020
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Discussion
Wed Jun 24, 2020
7:00PM PDT - 10:00PM PDT
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood B17
Discussion
Wed Jul 1, 2020
7:00PM PDT - 10:00PM PDT
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood B17
Discussion
Wed Jul 8, 2020
7:00PM PDT - 10:00PM PDT
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood B17
Discussion
Wed Jul 15, 2020
7:00PM PDT - 10:00PM PDT
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood B17
Discussion
Wed Jul 22, 2020
7:00PM PDT - 10:00PM PDT
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood B17
Discussion
Wed Jul 29, 2020
7:00PM PDT - 10:00PM PDT
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood B17
Discussion
Wed Aug 5, 2020
7:00PM PDT - 10:00PM PDT
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood B17
Discussion
Wed Aug 12, 2020
7:00PM PDT - 10:00PM PDT
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood B17
Discussion
Wed Aug 19, 2020
7:00PM PDT - 10:00PM PDT
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood B17
Discussion
Wed Aug 26, 2020
7:00PM PDT - 10:00PM PDT
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood B17
Discussion
Wed Sep 2, 2020
7:00PM PDT - 10:00PM PDT
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood B17

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