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Course Description

Your challenge as a director is to realize your vision on the screen. Designed for students who are making or planning to make their own films, this course covers the art and craft of directing. Noncredit students must bring their own camcorders; New School cameras are available only for credit students.

Learner Outcomes

  • How to analyze the work of classic and contemporary directors, observing how they use the language of cinema.
  • Topics that include framing and composition, camera angles, camera movement, blocking actors, visualizing action, creating a sequence, script breakdown, and techniques for establishing character, mood, and conflict.
  • Different directing styles, such as the subjective approach of expressionism, the pursuit of authenticity in realism, and the narrative conventions of Hollywood.

Additional Information

  • Completion of a script breakdown and storyboard.
  • Recording of a scene.
  • Application of directorial principles in practice.
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Section Title
The Aesthetics of Directing
Type
Lecture
Days
M
Time
7:00PM to 9:40PM
Dates
Aug 30, 2021 to Dec 13, 2021
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
37.3
Delivery Options
Course Fee(s)
CE Tuition non-credit $910.00 Click here to get more information
Faculty/Staff Waiver non-credit $910.00 Click here to get more information
Drop Request Deadline
Oct 03, 2021
Transfer Request Deadline
Aug 30, 2021
Instructors
Section Title
The Aesthetics of Directing
Type
Lecture
Days
W
Time
4:00PM to 6:40PM
Dates
Sep 01, 2021 to Dec 08, 2021
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
34.7
Delivery Options
Course Fee(s)
CE Tuition non-credit $910.00 Click here to get more information
Faculty/Staff Waiver non-credit $910.00 Click here to get more information
Drop Request Deadline
Oct 05, 2021
Transfer Request Deadline
Sep 01, 2021
Section Title
The Aesthetics of Directing
Type
Lecture
Days
F
Time
4:00PM to 6:40PM
Dates
Sep 03, 2021 to Dec 17, 2021
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
40.0
Delivery Options
Course Fee(s)
CE Tuition non-credit $910.00 Click here to get more information
Faculty/Staff Waiver non-credit $910.00 Click here to get more information
Drop Request Deadline
Oct 07, 2021
Transfer Request Deadline
Sep 03, 2021
Section Title
The Aesthetics of Directing
Type
Lecture
Days
M
Time
7:00PM to 9:40PM
Dates
Jan 24, 2022 to May 16, 2022
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
40.0
Delivery Options
Course Fee(s)
CE Tuition non-credit $910.00 Click here to get more information
Drop Request Deadline
Feb 27, 2022
Transfer Request Deadline
Jan 24, 2022
Instructors
Section Title
The Aesthetics of Directing
Type
Lecture
Days
T
Time
7:00PM to 9:40PM
Dates
Jan 25, 2022 to May 10, 2022
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
40.0
Delivery Options
Course Fee(s)
CE Tuition non-credit $910.00 Click here to get more information
Drop Request Deadline
Feb 28, 2022
Transfer Request Deadline
Jan 25, 2022
Instructors
Section Title
The Aesthetics of Directing
Type
Lecture
Days
W
Time
7:00PM to 9:40PM
Dates
Jan 26, 2022 to May 11, 2022
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
40.0
Delivery Options
Course Fee(s)
CE Tuition non-credit $910.00 Click here to get more information
Drop Request Deadline
Mar 01, 2022
Transfer Request Deadline
Jan 26, 2022
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