Prerequisite: Motion Picture Fundamentals. 42 classroom hours.
This course explores the communication between directors and actors and how a director’s vision translates into playable action on the screen. Class sessions will provide examples and practical experience in successful director/actor collaboration. Students will learn how to judge a good performance and will practice directing techniques that lead to better performances by actors. It is a laboratory class and students will direct each other. The format combines hands-on exercises, taping, screening and lecture. Grading is based on exercises, homework, taped scenes and participation.
Class begins January 10, 2017
Tuition: $615 (discounted to $575 if registered and payed in full ON-LINE by Sunday Jan. 1, 2017.)