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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Classroom
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.

Summer 2019 Schedule

Available Format(s):

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

Wait List
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Saturday
Instructor: David Martin-Porras
367933
Fee:
$699.00
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Notes

No meeting August 10, 17, and 31.

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

Refund Deadline
No refunds after July 12, 2019
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Lecture
Sat Jun 29, 2019
10:00AM - 1:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 415
Lecture
Sat Jul 6, 2019
10:00AM - 1:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 415
Lecture
Sat Jul 13, 2019
10:00AM - 1:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 415
Lecture
Sat Jul 20, 2019
10:00AM - 1:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 415
Lecture
Sat Jul 27, 2019
10:00AM - 5:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 415
Lecture
Sat Aug 3, 2019
10:00AM - 1:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 415
Lecture
Sat Aug 24, 2019
10:00AM - 5:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 415
Lecture
Sat Sep 7, 2019
10:00AM - 5:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 415

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