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Ron Howard Teaches Directing

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Teaches Directing

Ron Howard made his first film in 15 days with $300,000. Today, his movies have grossed over $1.8 billion. In his first-ever online directing class, the Oscar-winning director of Apollo 13 and A Beautiful Mind decodes his craft like never before. In lessons and on-set workshops, you’ll learn how to evaluate ideas, work with actors, block scenes, and bring your vision to the screen whether it’s a laptop or an IMAX theater.


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1. Introduction
2. Choosing a Story
3. Evaluating a Script
4. Refining a Script
5. Story Inspiration: Case Studies
6. Developing the Film
7. Collaboration: Part 1
8. Collaboration: Part 2
9. Working with Cinematographers
10. Cinematography
11. Production Design
12. Case Study: Frost/Nixon
13. Research
14. Scene Deconstruction: Raiders of the Lost Ark
15. Scene Deconstruction: Apollo 13
16. Scene Deconstruction: A Beautiful Mind
17. Casting
18. Working with Actors: Part 1
19. Working with Actors: Part 2
20. Frost/Nixon: Read-through & Staging Rehearsal
21. Frost/Nixon: Feature Staging for Masters
22. Frost/Nixon: Feature Staging for Coverage
23. Frost/Nixon: Alternate Staging Possibilities
24. Frost/Nixon: Steadicam Staging
25. Frost/Nixon: Steadicam Staging for Frost POV
26. Frost/Nixon: Staging for Indie Shoot
27. Frost/Nixon: Staging Review
28. Editing: Part 1
29. Editing: Part 2
30. Sound Design
31. Music and Scoring
32. Find a Story You Love

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