Scene Study for Film & TV continues to build on the work in Script Analysis for Film & TV. This class is a constant, on your feet scene study. Approaching the simplest moments in a close up to the most extreme of a master shot. We will take on various forms of material from single camera to indie to network to blockbuster to cable. Each week will involve a different format and students will be given a script to read for coverage, thus continuing their ever-expanding understanding of script analysis and learning how to make choices that bring their work, their artistry on line.
Topics to be included:
-Behavior on camera: a conversation of the size of the frame and what is required in each set up, we will work on moment to moment work to establish character, relationship and environment,
-Behavior on camera in partner scenarios How to hold the stakes of a scene without text,
-Working on Discussion of dramaturgy, technical elements of scenes, and continuity,
-Working on period pieces in different set ups,
-Working on the secret script. The NDA, dummy script. How to keep yourself front and center,
-Working on a show in its second season,
-Series Regular work-out,
-The Audition prep/work–Testing your warm up, analysis, presentation and ability to play and adjust in real time for camera and under pressure.