INTRODUCTION TO SCREEN ACTING
Course work emphasizes training for the naturalistic portrayal of character, the most frequent style used in film.
Students will learn to work within the confines of a tight shooting schedule, and how to effectively gage performance levels from the
Master Shot to extreme Close-Ups while maintaining emotional and physical continuity, become proficient in hitting multiple marks within a shot set-up, and come to understand the rules of on-set etiquette and protocol
CREATING A FILM SCENE
By practicing the On-location film shoot exercises, students increase the knowledge of the filming process where the physical and emotional continuity is needed to fulfill the technical requirements of a role.
Students will learn how to develop and put the three-dimensional character in action maintaining the integrity of their performance, while meeting the demands of a rigorous schedule, as commonly practiced on a professional film set.
Each student will be directed by the instructor in a scene from a feature film script.
SCRIPT ANALYSIS AND CHARACTER DEVELOPMENT
INTRO TO VOICE AND DIALECTS FOR FILM AND TELEVISION
This course is meant to offer participants an intense immersion in the actor's important work of preparation for working with script on camera. Because there is so very much to cover in this broad field, we will keep the four-fold focus simple and clear: