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
In Person
Live Online
Starting at $785.00
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.

Spring 2024 Schedule

Date & Time
Details
Format
 
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Monday 7:00PM - 10:00PM PT
Available
See Details
Instructor: Nancy Hendrickson
397073
Fee:
$785.00
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Location: Remote Classroom , UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
Still accepting enrollments
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Notes

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

Refund Deadline
No refunds after April 14, 2024
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Online
Mon Apr 1, 2024
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Lecture
Mon Apr 8, 2024
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 202
Lecture
Mon Apr 15, 2024
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 202
Lecture
Mon Apr 22, 2024
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 202
Lecture
Mon Apr 29, 2024
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 202
Lecture
Mon May 6, 2024
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 202
Lecture
Mon May 13, 2024
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 202
Lecture
Mon May 20, 2024
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 202
Lecture
Mon May 27, 2024
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 202
Lecture
Mon Jun 3, 2024
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 202
Lecture
Mon Jun 10, 2024
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 202
Lecture
Mon Jun 17, 2024
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 202
-
Monday 7:00PM - 10:00PM PT
Enrollment Closed
See Details
Instructor: Kelly Pike
397074
Fee:
$785.00
In Personformat icon
Location: UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
Notes

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

Refund Deadline
No refunds after April 14, 2024
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Lecture
Mon Apr 1, 2024
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 201
Lecture
Mon Apr 8, 2024
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 201
Lecture
Mon Apr 15, 2024
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 201
Lecture
Mon Apr 22, 2024
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 201
Lecture
Mon Apr 29, 2024
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 201
Lecture
Mon May 6, 2024
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 201
Lecture
Mon May 13, 2024
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 201
Lecture
Mon May 20, 2024
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 201
Lecture
Mon May 27, 2024
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 201
Lecture
Mon Jun 3, 2024
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 201
Lecture
Mon Jun 10, 2024
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 201
Lecture
Mon Jun 17, 2024
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 201

Summer 2024 Schedule

Date & Time
Details
Format
 
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Wednesday 7:00PM - 10:00PM PT
Future Offering (Opens April 29, 2024 12:00:00 AM)
See Details
Instructor: Tim Arvin
398383
Fee:
$785.00
In Personformat icon
Location: UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
Notes

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

Refund Deadline
No refunds after July 09, 2024
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Lecture
Wed Jun 26, 2024
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center
Lecture
Wed Jul 3, 2024
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center
Lecture
Wed Jul 10, 2024
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center
Lecture
Wed Jul 17, 2024
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center
Lecture
Wed Jul 24, 2024
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center
Lecture
Wed Jul 31, 2024
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center
Lecture
Wed Aug 7, 2024
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center
Lecture
Wed Aug 14, 2024
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center
Lecture
Wed Aug 21, 2024
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center
Lecture
Wed Aug 28, 2024
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center
Lecture
Wed Sep 4, 2024
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center
-
Wednesday 7:00PM - 10:00PM PT
Future Offering (Opens April 29, 2024 12:00:00 AM)
See Details
Instructor: Nancy Hendrickson
398384
Fee:
$785.00
Live Onlineformat icon
Location: Remote Classroom
Notes

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

Refund Deadline
No refunds after July 09, 2024
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Online
Wed Jun 26, 2024
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Online
Wed Jul 3, 2024
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Online
Wed Jul 10, 2024
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Online
Wed Jul 17, 2024
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Online
Wed Jul 24, 2024
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Online
Wed Jul 31, 2024
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Online
Wed Aug 7, 2024
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Online
Wed Aug 14, 2024
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Online
Wed Aug 21, 2024
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Online
Wed Aug 28, 2024
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Online
Wed Sep 4, 2024
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Remote Classroom

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