Film Directing Studio with Scott Ballard June 15-19!

Once again the Northwest Film Center is offering an intensive studio class on Film Directing with local filmmaker and DP Scott Ballard. Over five consecutive days, June 15-19, participants will 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).

Register online.

June 15, 2016 — June 19, 2016
9 am-4 pm | 5 Sessions


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