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Expert-Led Film Directing Masterclass

Master key techniques and concepts of directing.

  • 2 hours
  • 85 US dollars
  • Online via Zoom

Service Description

This expert-led, 2-hour online Film Directing Masterclass will provide you with an introduction to key techniques and concepts that will aid you in preparing your script for filming. You will study the director's role in narrative films and get hands-on experience with staging scenes and blocking actors. You'll practice creating overhead diagrams, shot lists, and storyboards. Learning Outcome: • Develop a clear understanding of the director's role and the filmmaking process • Master the use of overhead diagrams, shot lists, and storyboards to translate your vision into a concise plan. • Enhance your communication skills with actors and crew to effectively convey your vision Topics Covered: The Director's Role and Filmmaking Process • Understanding the director's responsibilities and creative vision • Overview of the filmmaking process from pre-production to post-production • Collaboration with the production team and key crew members • Techniques for script analysis and preparation Visual Storytelling Techniques and Scene Execution • Exploring camera angles, shot sizes, and framing choices • Effective use of composition, lighting, and color to enhance storytelling • Staging scenes and blocking actors for optimal on-screen performance • Creating shot lists and storyboards for comprehensive scene coverage Communication and Collaboration on Set • Effectively communicating with actors to convey intentions and motivations • Collaborating with the cinematographer, production designer, and key crew members • Managing the creative dynamics and maintaining a positive working environment Participate in hands-on exercises, gain valuable insights through real-world case studies, engage in a Q&A session to address specific questions, receive constructive feedback on your project, and access a curated list of recommended resources to continue your learning journey. Please note that the content and order of topics may vary slightly depending on the instructor's approach and the needs of the participants. About the Instructor: Al Hallak, an industry expert with over a decade of experience in Los Angeles and New York, also teaches at leading institutions such as New York University and The New School.

Upcoming Sessions

Cancellation Policy

Refunds are only available if a cancellation notice is provided three or more calendar days before the scheduled start date. All cancellations and registration changes must be received in writing.

Contact Details

New York, NY, USA

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