Module Catalogues

Introduction to Directing

Module Title Introduction to Directing
Module Level Level 1
Module Credits 2.50
Academic Year 2019/20
Semester SEM2

Aims and Fit of Module

This module is designed to:
Enable students to understand the process from script to screen and use a range of techniques to realize a short directed sequence
Enable students to demonstrate the ability to work with actors and communicate with a film crew whilst filming a short visual sequence
Enable students to demonstrate the ability to critically reflect on their decision making and place it within a historical context

Learning outcomes

A Understand the role of the director in the production process and within the realization of a given scene/project
B Demonstrate the practical skills of directing within the context of a short narrative sequence
C Demonstrate the ability to work both autonomously and collaboratively in a project based activity
D Inform practice by placing it in an historical and conceptual framework

Method of teaching and learning

Laboratory and tutorial time has been replaced by seminar sessions, which are conducted on-line.