London Directing Essentials 24 août 2017 18:00-24 août 2017 21:00 Festival Raindance Film Festival Eventbrite

Directing is a big business, and there are many different approaches to learning the craft. However, all directors really need to have one key skill, and that is being able to communicate clearly and dynamically with their creative and technical teams.

In this intensive taster session, professional director Chris Thomas will demonstrate effective ways of sharing your vision with your main collaborators, the producer, director of photography and cast.

Who is it for?
This course is for anyone with an interest in the human aspect of how movies are made. Writers, producers, actors, technicians, as well as directors – these are all people who need to get their visions and ideas across to their colleagues quickly and efficiently.

What will be covered?
During the class, Chris will pass on key tips, work on a short scene with professional actors and show how to make more of your shot choices before and during the shoot.

Topics covered are:

Developing Your Vision – know your story
Directing A Casting
Working with Actors
Directing The Camera
Keeping Your Eye On The Prize – Directing For the Edit

If you are looking for an informative and inspiring kick start or refresher, this is the place to find it!