Directing for the Screen
The American University of Rome
Area of Study
Communication Studies, Film Studies, Mass Communications, Media Studies, Radio - Television - Film
Taught In English
Course Level Recommendations
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Recommended U.S. Semester Credits3
Recommended U.S. Quarter Units4
Hours & Credits
OverviewDirecting 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.
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