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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.

Notes

  • 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
Online
Days
W
Time
7:00PM to 9:40PM
Dates
Jan 20, 2021 to May 05, 2021
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
42.7
Location
  • Distance Learning
Delivery Options
Course Fee(s)
CE Tuition non-credit $890.00
Drop Request Deadline
Feb 23, 2021
Transfer Request Deadline
Jan 20, 2021
Section Title
The Aesthetics of Directing
Type
Online
Days
F
Time
4:00PM to 6:40PM
Dates
Jan 22, 2021 to May 07, 2021
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
42.7
Location
  • Distance Learning
Delivery Options
Course Fee(s)
CE Tuition non-credit $890.00
Faculty/Staff Waiver non-credit $890.00 Click here to get more information
Drop Request Deadline
Feb 25, 2021
Transfer Request Deadline
Jan 22, 2021
Section Title
The Aesthetics of Directing
Type
Online
Days
M
Time
7:00PM to 9:40PM
Dates
Jan 25, 2021 to May 10, 2021
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
40.0
Location
  • Distance Learning
Delivery Options
Course Fee(s)
CE Tuition non-credit $890.00
Drop Request Deadline
Feb 28, 2021
Transfer Request Deadline
Jan 25, 2021
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