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Directing Boot Camp!

Seminar - San Francisco Brought to you by Golden Gate Film Academy
Registration ended: 06/03/2016
Class Begins: 06/04/2016   Ends: 06/05/2016
Class Time: 9:00 am - (PST)
FEE: $479/$474 Registration Expired


  • Script development: director’s tools to strengthen story and characters
  • The essential ingredients of pre-production
  • Effective casting strategies
  • Basic to advanced shot composition and lens selection
  • Breaking down screen direction: the simple solution
  • Analyzing a scene from the director’s point of view
  • Visual preparation: shot lists/floor plans/storyboarding
  • Effective methods for blocking and staging
  • Goals and creative methods for rehearsals
  • Simple tricks to creating sophisticated and stylish shots
  • Creative masters and getting the coverage you need
  • Directing actors: a practical toolbox to elicit the best performances
  • Confident ways of shooting two people, three people, and more
  • Moving the camera for dramatic value
  • How to cover a scene quickly and with less camera set-ups
  • Shooting fight scenes and action
  • Shooting with green screens and CGI
  • Shooting with multiple cameras
  • Working with your creative team: DP, AD, Prod Design, Costume, Editor
  • Fast and effective ways to work with your actors on set
  • Post production: carrying your vision through cutting, music, and sound
  • Effective tools for pursuing a directing career
Tags: Feature, TV Pilot, Short, Web Series, Action, Adventure, Animation, Biography, Children, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Historical, Horror, Mystery/Suspense, Romance, Science Fiction, Sports, Thriller, Western, Adaptation