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Cleveland State University Course Info

Cleveland, Ohio


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FMA 334

Directing Workshop

A workshop focusing on the directing process within single scenes: interpretation of the script for performance, working with actors, rehearsal, blocking for camera, preparation for shooting, camera motivation and dynamics. Our focus will be on directing actors (playable direction), script analysis, scene breakdown and rehearsal, actor preparation, improvisation as a tool, shot selection, and scene structure.

Units: 3.0

FMA 252 - Film Production II
FMA 261 - Visual Storytelling
FMA 222 - Writing the Short Script
FMA 151 - Production I
FMA 141 - Analysis of Film Language
FMA 131 - Intro to Screen Performance
FMA 121 - Short Script Analysis