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COMM-664 Directing for Camera (3)

Course Level: Graduate

Examines the role of the director in fiction film. The course focuses on creative and aesthetic concerns as well as technical knowledge and skills the director needs to function successfully as a storyteller. There is emphasis on the collaborative relationship between the director and the actor. The course is designed as a director's laboratory where students are exposed to a variety of skills and approaches. The workshop format includes lectures, discussions, scene rehearsals, and critiques of student work. Meets with COMM-464. Usually offered every fall. Prerequisite: COMM-631 or COMM-635, COMM-682 and admission to graduate film program.