DAY 1 – Monday 06-10

Introduction to 3 fundamental principles of acting on camera

Breakdown a scene -comedy-

Principle #1 Having a complete understanding of the script

Set Recreation

Shooting a scene in class under real-time circumstances

Students act and also work behind the camera understanding key positions of a crew

Learning the role of marks, slate and different frame sizes

Learning the importance of distribution of energy on a set

The scene is edited in class.

DAY 2 – Tuesday 06-11

Breakdown a scene -drama-

Principle #2 Listen & React

Set Recreation

Shooting a scene in class under real time circumstances

Students act and also work behind the camera understanding key positions of a crew

Learning the role of marks, slate and different frame sizes

Learning the importance of distribution of energy on a set

Breaking down/Building a character

DAY 3 – Wednesday 06-12

Principle #3 Emotional Connection with the material 

Students come to class having prepared their character on the inside as well as on the outside (by bringing the necessary wardrobe and/or props for their character)

Each pair has 15 minutes to rehearse the scene of their choice once and then shoot it while the rest of the students take roles behind the camera

Two cameras are used in class shooting simultaneously.