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Directing: Core Elements (Level 1) (Oct. 2019)

Alex Smith

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How to Direct Actors (Feb. 2020)

Getting the performance you want from an actor is one of the most challenging and important roles of a director. In this interactive, live online four-week course, Emmy-winning Director/Actor/Teacher/Sundance Advisor Joan Darling will discuss the fundamentals of directing actors, guide participants in sense memory and personalization exercises, explain what every director needs to know about their script and discuss the rehearsal process on a film project. Participants will also observe Joan directing course participants in a performed monologue.

Joan Darling

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Directing: Prepping Your First Feature (Level 2) (Dec. 2019)

Eric Eason

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Directing: The Fundamentals (Level 1) (Jan. 2020)

Learn the fundamentals of directing fiction films – from pre-production to working with actors and more – with an experienced director as your guide. During this eight-week, Level 1 course you’ll learn how to assemble your crew, work with actors, and translate work from script-to-screen by directing and filming a scene. Sessions include presentation and discussion, interactive exercises, and a case study with an Advisor from the Sundance network. The course concludes with a one-on-one mentoring session focused on your project.

Julia Solomonoff

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Directing: Crafting Your Short Film (Level 1) (Feb. 2020)

Learn the steps for crafting your short film from defining your creative vision through production planning and post-production. An accomplished filmmaker will guide this eight-week, Level 1 course which is ideal for writer/directors looking to make their first short fiction film. Sessions include presentation and discussion, interactive exercises, and a guest session with a short film programmer from the Sundance Film Festival. The course concludes with a one-on-one mentoring session focused on your project.