The guiding force of any narrative film is the director. This workshop is for emerging film directors interested in the craft, process and techniques of directing. Casting, rehearsal techniques, script, storyboarding and scene analysis, art direction and collaboration are examined and experienced by each class member. Students explore and develop effective ways to lead, inspire, manage and direct the cast and crew's creative energies in order to realize the director's vision. This course is specifically designed to provide an understanding of storytelling techniques and story development through actors and the camera. It addresses the major practical issues associated with narrative filmmaking.
"A dream come true; I feel refreshed, motivated, and excited about my future in film after this workshop"
- Jeremy Hicks, Washington, DC
"Friendly atmosphere with a great educational experience. The best!"
- Colby Clark, Clarks Summit, PA
"Highly recommended for any serious filmmaker"
- Wei Zhou (Jason), Mountain View, CA
"This is a week to change and challenge in more ways than you can imagine"
- Nora Hussey, Wellesley, MA