Writing, Acting & Directing
3 Days (Not available in 2024)
$395 Full Per Day
$375 Concession Per Day
Writing, Acting and Directing Masterclasses: 3 days
Devising and Bringing a Script to Life - Writing, Directing and Acting
Participants, in pairs or groups, will learn how to devise, then act and direct, a short story - and have a great time discovering how to bring their script to life. We’ll also look at the director/actor relationship, casting, rehearsing, acting styles, blocking and performance. We’ll explore specific tools and techniques used by actors and directors and gain experiential insight into the actor's and director's craft. Conducted by David Swann (Writer, Actor, TV and Film Director Round the Twist, Crackers, Skithouse, The Sounds of Aus).
Friday 5 January.
Directing the Film - Masterclass with Nadia Tass, Day 1
An intensive workshop where Nadia Tass will expore the creative role of the director in all aspects of the production, including working with department heads, how the director has a vision, and maintains that vision, for the whole project. Nadia will take directors through "story", analysing and breaking down scenes, and how and where to use "beats'. Conducted by Nadia Tass (Director Malcolm, The Big Steal, Stark, Mr Reliable, Amy, Matching Jack, Fatal Honeymoon).
Saturday 6 January.
Directing the Film - Masterclass with Nadia Tass, Day 2
How a director interprets and breaks down a script, how characters are developed, and how and why creative directing choices are made. Nadia will also demonstrate how she manages casting, rehearsal techniques, screen performances and how she works with actors from diverse backgrounds to elicit memorable performances. Conducted by Nadia Tass (Director Malcolm, The Big Steal, Stark, Mr Reliable, Amy, Matching Jack, Fatal Honeymoon).
Sunday 7 January.
9.30 am to 5.30 pm all days.
Filmmaking Summer School Certificate
Certificates will be awarded for all full courses.
The 2024 Filmmaking Summer School will be held at Dancehouse, 150 Princes St, Carlton North, Viv 3054 this year.
There is no accommodation available at the course.
A map & details of Dancehouse https://www.dancehouse.com.au, and how to get there, will be supplied with enrolment/welcome details.