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 Credits

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 2019 Schedule

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

Available
-
Saturday 10:00AM - 1:00PM
Instructor: David Martin-Porras
364483
Fee:
$699.00
56 days left. Enroll by Jan 12, 2019
See Details
Notes

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

Refund Deadline
No refunds after January 25, 2019
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Lecture
Sat Jan 12, 2019
10:00AM - 1:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood B17
Lecture
Sat Jan 19, 2019
10:00AM - 1:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood B17
Lecture
Sat Jan 26, 2019
10:00AM - 1:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood B17
Lecture
Sat Feb 2, 2019
10:00AM - 1:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood B17
Lecture
Sat Feb 9, 2019
10:00AM - 1:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood B17
Lecture
Sat Feb 16, 2019
10:00AM - 1:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood B17
Lecture
Sat Feb 23, 2019
10:00AM - 1:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood B17
Lecture
Sat Mar 2, 2019
10:00AM - 1:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood B17
Lecture
Sat Mar 9, 2019
10:00AM - 1:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood B17
Lecture
Sat Mar 16, 2019
10:00AM - 1:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood B17
Lecture
Sat Mar 23, 2019
10:00AM - 1:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood B17
Available
-
Saturday 10:00AM - 1:00PM
Instructor: Jerell Rosales
364484
Fee:
$699.00
56 days left. Enroll by Jan 12, 2019
See Details
Notes

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

Refund Deadline
No refunds after January 25, 2019
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Lecture
Sat Jan 12, 2019
10:00AM - 1:00PM
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 212
Lecture
Sat Jan 19, 2019
10:00AM - 1:00PM
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 212
Lecture
Sat Jan 26, 2019
10:00AM - 1:00PM
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 212
Lecture
Sat Feb 2, 2019
10:00AM - 1:00PM
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 212
Lecture
Sat Feb 9, 2019
10:00AM - 1:00PM
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 212
Lecture
Sat Feb 16, 2019
10:00AM - 1:00PM
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 212
Lecture
Sat Feb 23, 2019
10:00AM - 1:00PM
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 212
Lecture
Sat Mar 2, 2019
10:00AM - 1:00PM
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 212
Lecture
Sat Mar 9, 2019
10:00AM - 1:00PM
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 212
Lecture
Sat Mar 16, 2019
10:00AM - 1:00PM
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 212
Lecture
Sat Mar 23, 2019
10:00AM - 1:00PM
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 212
Available
-
Saturday 10:00AM - 1:00PM
Instructor: Sharri Hefner
364492
Fee:
$699.00
56 days left. Enroll by Jan 12, 2019
See Details
Notes

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

Refund Deadline
No refunds after January 25, 2019
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Lecture
Sat Jan 12, 2019
10:00AM - 1:00PM
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 114A
Lecture
Sat Jan 19, 2019
10:00AM - 1:00PM
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 114A
Lecture
Sat Jan 26, 2019
10:00AM - 1:00PM
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 114A
Lecture
Sat Feb 2, 2019
10:00AM - 1:00PM
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 114A
Lecture
Sat Feb 9, 2019
10:00AM - 1:00PM
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 114A
Lecture
Sat Feb 16, 2019
10:00AM - 1:00PM
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 114A
Lecture
Sat Feb 23, 2019
10:00AM - 1:00PM
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 114A
Lecture
Sat Mar 2, 2019
10:00AM - 1:00PM
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 114A
Lecture
Sat Mar 9, 2019
10:00AM - 1:00PM
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 114A
Lecture
Sat Mar 16, 2019
10:00AM - 1:00PM
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 114A
Lecture
Sat Mar 23, 2019
10:00AM - 1:00PM
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 114A

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