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Directing Intensive

June 13, 2018 — June 17, 2018

Wednesday - Sunday | 9 am-4 pm | 5 Sessions

Instructor: Scott Ballard

Location: Classes & Admin Offices


Shoot and direct a scene(s) with professional actors and a small crew, and have the option to edit it to a finished product.



Developing your unique “director’s eye”

Casting, blocking, rehearsing and coaching actors

How directors lead the filmmaking departments (such as locations, wardrobe, make-up, set design, editorial)

Communicating with cast and crew to command the set

Determining a workable shooting schedule

Approaches to lighting, framing and camera movement

The Director’s Line and continuity

Getting the coverage you need for editing

See a range of approaches by crewing for other directors

Get instructor, actor and peer feedback for your directing

How to market yourself and your project as a director


Tuition includes all needed production equipment (cameras, lights, microphones etc.) and access to the Film Center edit lab for those who want to edit their scene(s) (by appointment, self service).