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
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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.

Summer 2021 Schedule

Available Format(s):

Remote instruction courses are taught online in real-time with regularly scheduled class meetings held via Zoom. Course materials can be accessed any time through an online learning platform.

Wait List
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Saturday 10:00AM PT - 1:00PM PT
Location: Online
Instructor: David Martin-Porras
380913
Fee:
$699.00
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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 July 09, 2021
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
Schedule
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Sat Jun 26, 2021
10:00AM PT - 1:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Sat Jul 3, 2021
10:00AM PT - 1:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Sat Jul 10, 2021
10:00AM PT - 1:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Sat Jul 17, 2021
10:00AM PT - 1:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Sat Jul 24, 2021
10:00AM PT - 1:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Sat Jul 31, 2021
10:00AM PT - 1:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Sat Aug 7, 2021
10:00AM PT - 1:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Sat Aug 14, 2021
10:00AM PT - 1:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Sat Aug 21, 2021
10:00AM PT - 1:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Sat Aug 28, 2021
10:00AM PT - 1:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Sat Sep 4, 2021
10:00AM PT - 1:00PM PT
Online

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