Directing Actors for the Screen

For adults 18 years +

Level: Applied Techniques

Under the supervision of a professional director, work with NIDA trained actors to investigate a variety of methods by which to explore text and elicit outstanding screen performances.

Course components

  • Examine a variety of directing techniques and styles in a practical workshop format.
  • Develop directing methods to get the most out of your NIDA actors on the rehearsal room floor.
  • Gain an insight into the technical considerations directors face including shot selection, lighting and sound.

Outcomes

  • Experience in working with actors in a supportive environment whilst being mentored by an industry professional.
  • Confidence in casting and communicating with actors both on and off the rehearsal room floor.
  • Awareness of technical considerations whilst directing for the screen.

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Prerequisites
Some experience recommended

Important information

  • Please read our Cancellation and Transfer Policy.
  • Please wear comfortable clothing you can move in for all drama and performance related courses. Clothing that restricts movement is inappropriate.
  • Please wear closed-in shoes. Shoes may be removed in the rehearsal room on the direction of the class tutor.
  • Please bring along a pen, notebook or electronic device and a bottle of water to all classes.

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