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ADVANCED BLOCKING

This online seminar will teach director's prep and how to break down and block cinematic narrative scenes.​​

An example of the kinds of material covered in this class from episode 208

of WU-TANG: AN AMERICAN SAGA, directed by this course instructor Rachel Raimist:

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scene script

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blocking floor plan & shot list

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set plans

aired scene, directed by Rachel Raimist

In this Advanced Blocking course, participants will learn:

  • Advanced uses of Keynote & Scriptation to prep floor plans and shot lists for narrative directing

  • Creative & effective blocking using the free software Keynote (or powerpoint or slides)

  • Designing creative coverage and filming with single and multiple cameras

  • How to design & block fluid masters, oners and other cinematic shots

  • Approaches to choreograph and block energetic scenes with both actor and camera movement

  • Blocking for action, stunts, dance, musicals and other high energy scene work

  • Creative and efficacious approaches to achieve story and your shooting schedule

This courses uses scripts, blocking, floor plans, shot lists and clips from television shows that have aired.

IN THE CLASS NAME FORM, SPECIFY: ADVANCED BLOCKING
ZOOM LINK EMAILED WITHIN 24 HOURS.

Once you pay the tuition, a Zoom link will be emailed to you within 24 hours.

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