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INTRO TO DIRECTING

AFTRS


About the Course

EXPLORE THE ROLE OF A DIRECTOR

’What does a director do?’ This introductory course delivered completely online will focus on the responsibilities and workflow of the film and television director, from pre-production through to post-production. Taught by highly experienced Industry practitioners you’ll get an insight into this key role, and what makes a great director.

This course is delivered by Zoom Video in six evening sessions over three weeks.

Lucy Gaffy and Amin Palangi teach instances of this course over the year.

Learn about the important role the director takes in narrative storytelling and bringing the script to screen

Find out about key relationships and working with the different production departments

Basic principles of blocking for camera, working with actors and character development

IS THE INTRO TO DIRECTING RIGHT FOR YOU?

This is an introductory course. No previous experience required, but some understanding of filmmaking terminology and procedures would be assumed.

This course is open to students aged 16 years and over (students under 18 must complete an Under 18 consent form).

RELATED COURSES

For a more in-depth online directing course look at our The Director’s Journey online course or the on-campus Directing Intensive course.

MEET YOUR TUTORSLUCY GAFFY

Lucy Gaffy is an award-winning filmmaker and Masters graduate of the Australian Film Television and Radio School (AFTRS). She has…LEARN MORE

AMIN PALANGI

Amin Palangi is an award-winning filmmaker, known for his intimate and captivating portrait of people in extreme circumstances. His debut…LEARN MORE

WHAT YOU WILL NEED

This course is delivered live 100% online via Zoom Video.

You will need access to a desktop or laptop computer with a camera, sound and good internet connection, and a quiet place to participate. Headphones are recommended.

Once enrolled we will send you further instructions and a link to the Zoom sessions.


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