FLM 170 - Film Direction of the Actor
2 Lecture Hours 4 Lab Hours
This course introduces students to the creative techniques and technical aspects used to work with actors in television and film productions. Students will direct and workshop scenes involving actors.
Upon successful completion of the course, the student will:
- Show examples of direction for actors in rehearsal and on a film set.
- Create improvisational sessions for actors to develop spontaneity.
- Lead actors through a sense memory technique for emotional connection to character.
- Develop skills to become adept at seeing and guiding the story through the actor’s decisions.
- Utilize techniques on set to create a mood.
- Identify the major acting disciplines to understand how to maximize the actor’s training.
- The moment before
- Complex purposeful blocking
- The love scene
- Camera placement
- Contrast in acting and directing
- Sense memory
Lecture, Films, Videos, Textbooks, Cameras and Film Equipment.
Approved By: Bullock, Quintin Date Approved: 12/01/2016
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