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COMM-464 Directing Actors for Camera (3)

Course Level: Undergraduate

(FM) This intensive course focuses primarily on the director's work with actors. The goal is to demystify the process, sharpen students' communication skills, and give them the tools to design, assess, and shape performance. Covers the basic principles of acting, script analysis, rehearsal techniques, as well as strategies for successful auditions and trouble-shooting on set. Designed as a director's laboratory where students are exposed to a variety of skills and approaches. Meets with COMM-664. Prerequisite: COMM-331 and COMM-382. Restriction: Communication: Film and Media Arts (BA) or Foreign Language and Communication Media (BA); and minimum 2.5 GPA.