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
Remote
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 2022 Schedule

Date & Time
Details
Format
 
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Saturday 10:00AM - 1:00PM PT
Available
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Instructor: David Martin-Porras
384428
Fee:
$699.00
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Location: Online
ENROLL BY: Jan 8, 2022
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Notes

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

Refund Deadline
No refunds after January 21, 2022
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Lecture
Sat Jan 8, 2022
10:00AM PT - 1:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Sat Jan 15, 2022
10:00AM PT - 1:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Sat Jan 22, 2022
10:00AM PT - 1:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Sat Jan 29, 2022
10:00AM PT - 1:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Sat Feb 5, 2022
10:00AM PT - 1:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Sat Feb 12, 2022
10:00AM PT - 1:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Sat Feb 19, 2022
10:00AM PT - 1:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Sat Feb 26, 2022
10:00AM PT - 1:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Sat Mar 5, 2022
10:00AM PT - 1:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Sat Mar 12, 2022
10:00AM PT - 1:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Sat Mar 19, 2022
10:00AM PT - 1:00PM PT
Online
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Monday, Saturday
Available
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Instructor: John Henry Davis
383901
Fee:
$699.00
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Location: UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
ENROLL BY: Jan 3, 2022
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Notes

No meetings January 17; February 21, 2022.

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

Refund Deadline
No refunds after January 21, 2022
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Lecture
Mon Jan 3, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 202
Lecture
Mon Jan 10, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 202
Lecture
Mon Jan 17, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 202
Lecture
Sat Jan 22, 2022
2:00PM PT - 5:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 202
Lecture
Mon Jan 24, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 202
Lecture
Mon Jan 31, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 202
Lecture
Mon Feb 7, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 202
Lecture
Mon Feb 14, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 202
Lecture
Mon Feb 21, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 202
Lecture
Sat Feb 26, 2022
2:00PM PT - 5:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 202
Lecture
Mon Feb 28, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 202
Lecture
Mon Mar 7, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 202
Lecture
Mon Mar 14, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 202

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