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
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In-Person
Starting at $745.00
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 2023 Schedule

Date & Time
Details
Format
 
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Tuesday 7:00PM - 10:00PM PT
Wait List
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Instructor: John Henry Davis
389852
Fee:
$745.00
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Location: UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
Notes

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

Refund Deadline
No refunds after January 23, 2023
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Lecture
Tue Jan 10, 2023
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 201
Lecture
Tue Jan 17, 2023
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 201
Lecture
Tue Jan 24, 2023
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 201
Lecture
Tue Jan 31, 2023
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 201
Lecture
Tue Feb 7, 2023
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 201
Lecture
Tue Feb 14, 2023
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 201
Lecture
Tue Feb 21, 2023
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 201
Lecture
Tue Feb 28, 2023
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 201
Lecture
Tue Mar 7, 2023
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 201
Lecture
Tue Mar 14, 2023
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 201
Lecture
Tue Mar 21, 2023
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 201
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Tuesday 7:00PM - 10:00PM PT
Available
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Instructor: Nancy Hendrickson
389869
Fee:
$745.00
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Location: UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
ENROLL BY: Jan 10, 2023
See Details
Notes

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

Refund Deadline
No refunds after January 23, 2023
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Lecture
Tue Jan 10, 2023
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center
Lecture
Tue Jan 17, 2023
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center
Lecture
Tue Jan 24, 2023
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center
Lecture
Tue Jan 31, 2023
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center
Lecture
Tue Feb 7, 2023
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center
Lecture
Tue Feb 14, 2023
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center
Lecture
Tue Feb 21, 2023
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center
Lecture
Tue Feb 28, 2023
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center
Lecture
Tue Mar 7, 2023
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center
Lecture
Tue Mar 14, 2023
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center
Lecture
Tue Mar 21, 2023
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center

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