Mentor Workshop: Directing 1

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

Subject guarantor

Priit POHJALA

Name of lecturer(s)

Valerio Antonio MENDOZA GUILLÉN, Priit POHJALA

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

None.

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

None.

Assessment methods and criteria

Participation in the workshop and fulfilling the practical exercises.

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

Schedule for winter semester 2021/2022:

06:00–08:0008:00–10:0010:00–12:0012:00–14:0014:00–16:0016:00–18:0018:00–20:0020:00–22:0022:00–24:00
Mon
Tue
Wed
room 241
Room No. 3

(Lažanský palác)
MENDOZA GUILLÉN V.
09:00–12:15
(parallel1)
room 241
Room No. 3

(Lažanský palác)
POHJALA P.
14:00–17:15
(parallel1)
Thu
Fri
Date Day Time Tutor Location Notes No. of paralel
Wed 09:00–12:15 Valerio Antonio MENDOZA GUILLÉN Room No. 3
Lažanský palác
parallel1
Wed 14:00–17:15 Priit POHJALA Room No. 3
Lažanský palác
parallel1

Schedule for summer semester 2021/2022:

The schedule has not yet been prepared

The subject is a part of the following study plans