Mentor Workshop: Directing 1

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Code Completion Credits Range Language Instruction Semester
311MWD1 Z 5 4T English

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Learning outcomes of the course unit

The Mentor Workshop: Directing 1 will cover the core and essential directing skills that will be key for the further projects and exercises they will face as part of their program as well as develop the directors artistic voice on-set. A series of exercises will enable the students to progressively think more and more as visual storytellers.

Mode of study

Practical Workshop.

Prerequisites and co-requisites


Course contents

The students will be given practical exercises in which they need to develop a small narrative dramatic situation, plan it and then shoot it under the guidance of the mentors.

Each student will direct their own exercise with the collaboration of every other student, who will take part as DoP’s, actors etc.

Each exercise will last 2 weeks from conception to conclusion and will focus on a crucial element of cinematic storytelling.

Exercise 1: 1 Minute 1 TakeScene.

Exercise 2: Three shots, three acts.

Exercise 3 - Advanced Chase

Exercise 4 - Advanced Table.

Exercise 5 - Reverse-Storybaording existing scene

Exercise 6 - Advanced dialog

Recommended or required reading


Assessment methods and criteria

Participation in the workshop and fulfilling the practical exercises.

Taking part in the exercises in different roles (DoP, Actors etc.).



Further information

No schedule has been prepared for this course

The subject is a part of the following study plans