Course curriculum

    1. Live Session #1

    2. Intro

    3. What Kind of Filmmaker Are You?

    4. Exercise: What Kind of Filmmaker Are You?

    5. Finding the Right Story

    6. Exercise: A Good Story Idea

    7. Components to Good Short Film Stories

    8. Get to the Script!

    1. Intro

    2. What a Director Does

    3. The Phases of Pre-Production

    4. The Secrets of Script Analysis

    5. Assignment: Script Analysis

    6. The Art of the Storyboard

    1. Intro

    2. Thinking Visually: Theme

    3. Thinking Visually: Composition

    4. Thinking Visually: Emotion

    5. Thinking Visually: Camera Movement

    1. Intro

    2. The Importance of Storyboards

    3. The Storyboarding Process

    4. Assignment: The Storyboard

    5. The Shot List

    6. Assignment: The Shot List

    7. The Overhead

    8. The Director's Notebook

    9. Video: Francis Ford Coppola's Director's Notebook

    1. Live Session #2

    2. Intro

    3. Above the Line Crew

    4. Below the Line Crew

    5. A Successful Day

    1. Intro

    2. The Basics of Performance

    3. Emotions, Verbs, and the Power of Risk

    4. Crafting the Performance

    5. The Well-Run Audition

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  • 93 lessons
  • 14 hours of video content

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