NIDA Directing for the Screen 101, Grades 11-12

Directing for the Screen 101, Grades 11-12

Holiday course

Stimulate your imagination. Experience the fundamentals of screen direction including collaboration with a creative team and effective visual storytelling.

Course components

  • Discover the principles of screen direction.
  • Learn how to become an effective visual storyteller through shot selection.
  • Discover the roles and responsibilities of the creative team and how they can help you to bring your concept to life.


  • Ability to articulate a creative concept concisely.
  • Working techniques in screen directing that gain the best performances from actors.
  • Skills in effective communication and collaboration.

Important information

  • Please read our Cancellation and Transfer Policy.
  • Flights and Accommodation: From time to time we may need to cancel an advertised course. Before booking flights and accommodation for travel to attend a NIDA Open course, please contact the NIDA Open office to confirm if your course will proceed as planned. NIDA does not accept liability for any associated costs of attendance or cancellation.
  • Please ensure that you have given a valid email and mobile number as any course changes will be communicated via email or sms.
  • 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.
  • Participants must provide their own lunch, including snacks and drinks.
  • Students in courses for Grades 11–12 will not be supervised during breaks and are free to leave the venue at designated break times should they wish.

This course has no current classes. Please join the waiting list

Connect with us