Directing for the Screen

The American University of Rome

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Directing for the Screen

  • Host University

    The American University of Rome

  • Location

    Rome, Italy

  • Area of Study

    Communication Studies, Film Studies, Mass Communications, Media Studies, Radio - Television - Film

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Prerequisites

    CIN 200

  • Course Level Recommendations

    Upper

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    Hours & Credits

  • Credits

    3
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    3
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    4
  • Overview

    Directing for the Screen explores the fundamental technical, professional and psychological skills of directing dramatic narrative in film. Students will learn how to analyze a script, break it into dramatic beats, translate those beats into direction for actors, work with floor plans, determine camera placement and movement, create shot lists and gain skills in the craft of directing performances.

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Eligibility for courses may be subject to a placement exam and/or pre-requisites.

Some courses may require additional fees.

Availability of courses is based on enrollment numbers. All students should seek pre-approval for alternate courses in the event of last minute class cancellations

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