Course Info

FILM 481: Acting for Filmmakers (Formerly DC 449)

This course is designed to provide students who plan to work with actors in any aspect of cinema or interactive media, with a foundation in the actor's craft. This will be a hands-on, practical class in which all students will be required to participate fully in the exercises and scene work. Topics to be covered include: relaxation, concentration, trust, listening, sensory work, physical actions, improvisation, imagination, needs, circumstances, objectives, obstacles, scene analysis and scene work. The course will culminate in a staged scene to be presented in class. PREREQUISITE(S): None

Spring 2019-2020

Section: 901
Class number: 30113
Meeting time: Th 5:45PM - 9:00PM
Location: 14EAS LL107 at Loop Campus

Spring 2018-2019

Section: 901
Class number: 30553
Meeting time: Th 5:45PM - 9:00PM
Location: 14EAS LL107 at Loop Campus

Spring 2017-2018

Section: 901
Class number: 34372
Meeting time: Th 5:45PM - 9:00PM
Location: 14EAS LL107 at Loop Campus

Spring 2016-2017

Section: 901
Class number: 33829
Meeting time: Th 5:45PM - 9:00PM
Location: CDM 00924 at Loop Campus
Instructor: Lee Madsen | View syllabus

Spring 2015-2016

Section: 901
Class number: 33169
Meeting time: Th 5:45PM - 9:00PM
Location: CDM 00924 at Loop Campus
Instructor: Lee Madsen | View syllabus