Discover Classes. Earn Rewards.

Film Directing Essentials Masterclass is unfortunately unavailable

Thankfully we have 4 other Film Production Classes for you to choose from. Check our top choices below or see all classes for more options.

Auditioning for Fantasy and Sci-Fi TV Series & Film

Actors Connection New York @ Online Classroom

Explore the thrilling world of fantasy and sci-fi TV series and films with a top casting director in New York. Gain the skills necessary to break into this exciting industry dominated by superhero shows, space operas, and creepy anthology series. Don't miss your chance to learn from the best and pursue your dreams in the world of fantasy and sci-fi entertainment.

(323) All levels 13 and older
$229

3 sessions

Gift it!

2-Week On-Camera Youth Monologue for Ages 13-18

Acting & Voice Studios @ Virtual Classroom

Refine your on-camera skills with Christian Skelley in this dynamic 2-week youth monologue class designed for ages 13-18. Benefit from Christian's extensive background in youth theatre and his experience as an actor in TV and film. Get ready for interactive sessions, personalized feedback, and valuable insights to enhance your performance abilities.

(24) All levels 13 - 18 years old
$169

2 sessions

Gift it!

Advanced Auditioning for Film/TV Intensive with Mike Page

Actors Connection New York @ Online Classroom

Elevate your audition game with Mike Page, seasoned casting director for hit TV series and award-winning independent films. Join this online intensive for invaluable insights, personalized feedback, and scene work with on-camera practice. Sharpen your skills and refine your approach in a supportive and dynamic environment.

(323) Advanced 14 and older

2-Week Audition Technique Intensive with Mike Page!(Age 16 & Up)

Acting & Voice Studios @ Virtual Classroom

Refine your audition technique with industry veterans Arlie Day and Mike Page in this 2-week intensive designed for actors aged 16 and up. Benefit from their combined 35+ years of experience in casting, which includes notable film credits and collaborations with top production companies. Receive personalized feedback, perform live, and gain invaluable insights to elevate your audition game to the next level.

(24) All levels 16 and older
$169

2 sessions

Gift it!
See all Film Production classes Online

Film Directing Essentials Masterclass

Master the art of directing and enhance your filmmaking skills with this instructor-led masterclass. Dive into key techniques and concepts that will help you prepare your script for filming, from staging scenes to creating shot lists and storyboards. Perfect for aspiring directors looking to develop their communication skills and convey their vision effectively to actors and crew.

  • All levels
  • 18 and older
  • $145
  • Interactive Online Classroom
  • 3 hours

Start Dates (0)

  • $145
  • 3 hours
Showing 10 of 0

Class Description

Description

What you'll learn in this film production class:

This instructor-led, 3-hour online masterclass will provide you with an introduction to key techniques and concepts that will aid you in preparing your script for filming. You will study the director's role in narrative films and get hands-on experience with staging scenes and blocking actors. You'll practice creating overhead diagrams, shot lists, and storyboards, and even explore advanced techniques such as setting your scene in an AR environment and creating animatics.


Learning Outcome:

  • Develop a clear understanding of the director's role and the filmmaking process
  • Master the use of overhead diagrams, shot lists, and storyboards to translate your vision into a concise plan.
  • Enhance your communication skills with actors and crew to effectively convey your vision

Topics Covered:

The Director's Role and Filmmaking Process

  • Understanding the director's responsibilities and creative vision
  • Overview of the filmmaking process from pre-production to post-production
  • Collaboration with the production team and key crew members
  • Techniques for script analysis and preparation

Visual Storytelling Techniques and Scene Execution

  • Exploring camera angles, shot sizes, and framing choices
  • Effective use of composition, lighting, and color to enhance storytelling
  • Staging scenes and blocking actors for optimal on-screen performance
  • Creating shot lists and storyboards for comprehensive scene coverage

Communication and Collaboration on Set

  • Effectively communicating with actors to convey intentions and motivations
  • Collaborating with the cinematographer, production designer, and key crew members
  • Managing the creative dynamics and maintaining a positive working environment

Participate in hands-on exercises, gain valuable insights through real-world case studies, engage in a Q&A session to address specific questions, receive constructive feedback on your project, and access a curated list of recommended resources to continue your learning journey.


Please note that the content and order of topics may vary slightly depending on the instructor's approach and the needs of the participants.


Remote Learning

This course is available for "remote" learning and will be available to anyone with access to an internet device with a microphone (this includes most models of computers, tablets). Classes will take place with a "Live" instructor at the date/times listed below.

Upon registration, the instructor will send along additional information about how to log-on and participate in the class.

Refund Policy

If notice is given 5 or more calendar days before the start of a class, the student may receive a full refund. If notice is given less than 5 calendar days no rescheduling or refunds are permitted. All cancellations and registration changes must be received in writing to [email protected]

Reviews of Classes at Pitch to Screen® Education (5)

(5.0-star rating across 5 reviews)
  • Film Directing Essentials Masterclass

    Reviewed by Gwyneth D. on 3/5/2024
    Very informative and interesting!
See reviews for other classes at Pitch to Screen® Education
loading...
Hide Reviews

Benefits of Booking Through CourseHorse

  • Booking is safe. When you book with us your details are protected by a secure connection.
  • Lowest price guaranteed. Classes on CourseHorse are never marked up.
  • This class will earn you 1450 points. Points give you money off your next class!

Questions & Answers (0)

Get quick answers from CourseHorse and past students.

Pitch to Screen® Education

Empower your creative journey with Pitch to Screen® masterclasses. Receive expert guidance, access valuable resources, engage in discussions, and acquire new skills to enhance your productions.

Read more about Pitch to Screen® Education

CourseHorse Approved

This school has been carefully vetted by CourseHorse and is a verified Online educator.

Pitch to Screen® Education

Give This Course as a Gift Card

  • Thousands of classes
  • No expiration
  • Unique and memorable gifts for any occasion
  • Personalized
  • Explore a passion, gain a new skill, discover a new hobby, engage in a memorable experience
  • Instant delivery
  • Lock in a price with the Inflation Buster Gift Card Price Adjuster™

Buy a Gift Card

Book this Class as a Group Event

Booking this class for a group? Find great private group events

CourseHorse Gift Cards

  • Creative & unique gift for any occasion
  • Thousands of classes & experiences
  • No expiration date
  • Instant e-delivery (or choose a date)
  • Add a personalized message
  • Lock in a price with the Inflation Buster Gift Card Price Adjuster™
Buy a Gift Card
gift card with the CourseHorse logo gift card with the CourseHorse logo
Loading...