Directing Drama

Course Code: BFMP 2506

Academic Year: 2020-2021

The students gain an understanding of the basic dramatic tools of the director; specifically, how the use of image, acting, staging, camera, and editing strategies to shape the articulation of action and psychology of characters. During in-class workshops, including dramatic scene preparation on stage, students learn the fundamentals of the acting methods and techniques of communication between director and actor. The students learn and practice the planning, preparation and execution of effective narrative storytelling through script breakdowns, storyboards, and an in-class dramatic scene team presentation. The students write and pitch a short film project proposal.