During this masterclass the participants will discover how to break free from the script and understand a scene as a director, how to layer the scene by themselves, analyze it with the cast, and finally how to direct the actors through the scene. The masterclass mostly covers the narrative and acting part of the scene; it does not revolve around the technical aspect of filmmaking (camera, lighting...etc.).
Masterclass | Directing Great Scenes
Coach Rosanne Pel will guide the participants and teach them how to direct the best scenes. Topics that will be discussed include:
- What makes a captivating scene?
- How to break free from the script?
- How to analyse the scene as a director?
- Lifelike characters and their lines
- How to analyse the scene with actors
- Show, don't tell
The masterclass aims to train and develop the skills of the filmmakers and help them prepare for their next film project. During the masterclass the filmmakers will learn about directing scenes within the context of a complete story.
The masterclass will be held in Lumière Cinema Maastricht on Saturday March 16, 13.30 - 15.00 CET.
when: Saturday, March 16, 13:30-15:00 uur, Lumière Cinema Maastricht
costs: €15,- incl. VAT. Combi-ticket with the masterclass Writing Great Scenes and lunch for only €30,-!
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Meet the Coach
Rosanne Pel is a Dutch director and writer and known for her awarded feature film Light As Feathers.
Rosanne Pel first studied at the Utrecht School of Arts where she graduated in directing and scenario fiction in 2011 before attending the Netherlands Film Academy where she received her master's degree in 2015. Her debut film Light as Feathers premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival 2018. Among the many notable nominations and awards it received, the film was nominated in the Best Debut Film category at the Nederland Film Festival 2018 and won the jury award at the Brussels International Film Festival in 2019. Her second feature film received development subsidies from both the Amsterdam’s Fund of the Arts and the Netherlands Film Fund. The film will be produced by Family Affair Films.
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