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2022-2023 University Catalog 
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FILM 220 Directing Actors for the Screen

3 credits 90.0 hours
200 level undergraduate course

This course will explore the theoretical and practical aspects of acting on film from the point of view of the filmmaker or director. Film students will work with student actors on production projects (hands-on filmmaking and editing) via previously scripted work, original scripted work, and improvisation. On a parallel track, the course will look at acting in a historical context that takes into account the overlapping cultures of film, theater and TV in the last century, with a particular emphasis on Classic Hollywood and Independent Film.

Prerequisites FILM*113

Priority enrollment for Film majors.
This course is not repeatable for credit.