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Fundamentals of Directing with Kyle Wilamowski

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This introductory course, on the core building blocks that all film and television directing is based on, will provide a new understanding of the creative medium, and will help on your way towards the first step of becoming a filmmaker.
Sale: $99.00


Maybe you have always wanted to be a director. Or maybe you have a dream project that you have always imagined bringing to life. Or you are simply intrigued and want to know more about how movies are made. Kyle Wilamowski wrote and directed the 2018 feature film ALL SUMMERS END starring Tye Sheridan (Ready Player One, Mud, X-Men: Apocalypse) and Kaitlyn Dever (Short Term 12, Beautiful Boy). In this introductory course he’ll teach you the core building blocks that all film and television directing are based on, provide you with a new understanding of this creative medium, and help you on your way towards the first step of becoming a filmmaker. One way or another, by the end of this course, you will never look at movies the same way again.

Topics will include:

  • The Job of the Director
  • The Phases of Directing
  • The Core Building Blocks
  • Movement Building Blocks
  • The Rules of Directing or the "Grammar"
  • In the Classroom – Bringing it all together & breaking down a scene


Who Should Attend:

This is an introductory course designed to immerse the viewer in the fundamentals of directing for the screen.  Whether you are a film student looking to get a better understanding of the process or a curious film enthusiast, this course is filled with focused discussions and examples of what it takes to direct a script using the tools of cinematic storytelling. 



Kyle Wilamowski
Kyle Wilamowski
Kyle Wilamowski’s feature film ALL SUMMERS END, starring Tye Sheridan, Kaitlyn Dever and Pablo Schreiber, premiered at the Santa Barbara International Film Festival and will be released in theaters on June 1st, 2018. He received his MFA from Columbia University in 2008 where he received highest honors for both his thesis short and feature script and was a finalist in the Austin Film Festival Screenplay Competition. He originally hails from Livonia, Michigan, and now splits his time between Los Angeles and Brooklyn.
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