Directing Workshop II: Storytelling

FILM TV X 476.95B
In the second part of the Directing Workshop series, participants complete short narrative films using their own digital video camera, focusing on essential elements of dramatic structure and character development.
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What you can learn.

  • Expand on the filmmaking principles explored in X 476.95 Directing Workshop I: Composition and Movement
  • Complete several short flimmaking assignments in increasing complexity
  • Discover how to combine key elements, such as casting, working with actors, shot selection, sync-sound, and music, to communicate the themes, conflict, and story arcs
  • Create work to be screened and critiqued by the instructor and class

About this course:

In the second part of the Directing Workshop series, participants complete short narrative films using their own digital video camera. Focusing on storytelling, instruction teaches participants how to apply the principles and essential elements of dramatic structure and character development to the filmmaking principles explored in X 476.95 Directing Workshop I: Composition and Movement. Through increasingly complex filmmaking assignments, participants discover how to combine key elements, such as casting, working with actors, shot selection, sync-sound, and music, to communicate the themes, conflict, and story arcs that create compelling narrative for a visual medium. Student work is screened and critiqued by the instructor and class.
Suggested Prerequisites

It is advisable that you complete the following (or equivalent) since they are prerequisites for Directing Workshop II: Storytelling.

X 476.95 Directing Workshop I: Composition and Movement, or previous directing experience.

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