Directing Actors for the Screen

FILM TV X 475.44

Learn to recognize and apply the directorial skills for a successful artistic collaboration with performers. You will select one dramatic and one comic scene then cast, rehearse, and present the scenes in class.

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Fall
Winter
Spring
Summer
Remote Instruction
Starting at $699.00
As few as 11 weeks
4.0

What you can learn.

  • Learn how to analyze a script
  • Understand the Method approach to acting, defining objectives, creating dramatic conflict, and the elements of characterization
  • Gain experience auditioning actors for class scenes

About this course:

If directors are the architects of film, then actors are the artisans of a collaborative team working together to realize a singular vision. Through discussions, exercises, casting sessions, and the presentation of scenes, you analyze and apply the directorial skills required for a successful artistic collaboration with performers. You select one dramatic and one comic scene, then cast, rehearse, and present the scenes in class. Topics include analyzing the script, the Method approach to acting, defining objectives, creating dramatic conflict, and the elements of characterization. Actors for class scenes are selected during in-class auditions, and final scenes are performed on camera.

Winter 2021 Schedule

Available Format(s):

These courses have regular meeting times and are fully online, via remote instruction. Click “See Details” below for more information.

Enrollment Closed
-
Monday, Saturday
Location: Online
Instructor: John Henry Davis
377187
Fee:
$699.00
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Notes

No meetings January 18; February 15, 2021.

Enrollment limited; early enrollment advised. Internet access required. Materials required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after January 15, 2021
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Lecture
Mon Jan 4, 2021
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Mon Jan 11, 2021
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Sat Jan 16, 2021
10:00AM PT - 1:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Mon Jan 18, 2021
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Mon Jan 25, 2021
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Mon Feb 1, 2021
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Mon Feb 8, 2021
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Sat Feb 13, 2021
10:00AM PT - 1:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Mon Feb 15, 2021
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Mon Feb 22, 2021
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Mon Mar 1, 2021
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Mon Mar 8, 2021
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Mon Mar 15, 2021
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Enrollment Closed
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Sunday 10:00AM PT - 1:00PM PT
Location: Online
Instructor: David Martin-Porras
380003
Fee:
$699.00
See Details
Notes

Enrollment limited; early enrollment advised. Internet access required. Materials required. A webcam is required for this course.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after January 23, 2021
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Lecture
Sun Jan 10, 2021
10:00AM PT - 1:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Sun Jan 17, 2021
10:00AM PT - 1:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Sun Jan 24, 2021
10:00AM PT - 1:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Sun Jan 31, 2021
10:00AM PT - 1:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Sun Feb 7, 2021
10:00AM PT - 1:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Sun Feb 14, 2021
10:00AM PT - 1:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Sun Feb 21, 2021
10:00AM PT - 1:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Sun Feb 28, 2021
10:00AM PT - 1:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Sun Mar 7, 2021
10:00AM PT - 1:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Sun Mar 14, 2021
10:00AM PT - 1:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Sun Mar 21, 2021
10:00AM PT - 1:00PM PT
Online

Available Format(s):

These courses have regular meeting times and are fully online, via remote instruction. Click “See Details” below for more information.

Future Offering (Opens February 01, 2021 12:00:00 AM)
-
Tuesday 7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Location: Online
378996
Fee:
$699.00
See Details
Notes

Enrollment limited; early enrollment advised. Internet access required. Materials required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after April 12, 2021
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Lecture
Tue Mar 30, 2021
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Tue Apr 6, 2021
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Tue Apr 13, 2021
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Tue Apr 20, 2021
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Tue Apr 27, 2021
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Tue May 4, 2021
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Tue May 11, 2021
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Tue May 18, 2021
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Tue May 25, 2021
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Tue Jun 1, 2021
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Tue Jun 8, 2021
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online

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