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Course curriculum

  • 1

    THE INDIE DIRECTOR'S MASTERCLASS

    • OUR PROMISE TO YOU!

    • WELCOME TO DIRECTING

    • WHAT DOES A DIRECTOR DO?

      FREE PREVIEW
    • HOW TO BE A MASTER COLLABORATOR

    • WHAT ARE YOU A MASTER OF?

    • TEACHER CHECK IN!

    • CREATE YOUR INSPIRATION COCKTAIL

    • YOU ARE ALLOWED TO WANT TO GIVE UP, JUST DON'T

    • WHERE DID THE SCRIPT COME FROM?

    • BONUS! HOW TO FIND INSPIRATION FOR YOUR SCRIPT

    • YOU'RE GETTING MARRIED (TO YOUR STORY)

    • TRUST YOUR OTHER CREATIVES

    • ASSEMBLING YOUR AVENGERS

    • UNDERSTAND AND TRUST

      FREE PREVIEW
    • SHOW YOUR BRAIN

    • WHAT DO YOU CAPTURE?

    • BEING THE ON SET EDITOR

    • ALWAYS BE PREPARED FOR SET

    • DO PRETTY IMAGES = STORY?

    • LET THE GOOD TIMES ROLL

    • KNOW THE LANGUAGE OF EACH DEPARTMENT

    • A NEW ROOM TO COLLABORATE IN: POST PRODUCTION

    • THINK LONG TERM

      FREE PREVIEW
    • ON SET ETIQUETTE

    • ON SET ETIQUETTE: RUNNING THE SHOOT DAY

    • ON SET ETIQUETTE: BLOCK, LIGHT, SHOOT

    • ON SET ETIQUETTE: WORDS YOU WILL HEAR ON SET

    • DIRECTOR TIPS - ACTOR HACKS

    • TEACHER CHECK IN!

    • DIRECTOR TIPS - BEING REALISTIC

    • THE DIRECTOR & THE DP: THE RELATIONSHIP

    • CINEMATOGRAPHY INTRO

    • CINEMATOGRAPHY - WHAT DOES A CINEMATOGRAPHER ACTUALLY DO?

    • CINEMATOGRAPHY - SAME WAVELENGTHS

      FREE PREVIEW
    • CINEMATOGRAPHY - WORKING WITH THE DIRECTOR

    • CINEMATOGRAPHY - BE CALM, COMMUNICATE

    • CINEMATOGRAPHY - HOW TO PROPERLY EXPOSE AN IMAGE

    • CINEMATOGRAPHY - FRAME RATE

    • CINEMATOGRAPHY - SHUTTER SPEED

    • CINEMATOGRAPHY - LEARNING ISO

    • CINEMATOGRAPHY - UNDERSTANDING APERTURE

    • CINEMATOGRAPHY - WHITE BALANCING

    • TEACHER CHECK IN!

    • CINEMATOGRAPHY - PICKING AN ASPECT RATIO

    • CINEMATOGRAPHY - UNDERSTANDING FOCAL LENGTHS

    • CINEMATOGRAPHY - RULES OF FRAMING

    • CINEMATOGRAPHY - TYPES OF MOVEMENT

    • CINEMATOGRAPHY - WHY ARE WE MOVING THE CAMERA?

    • CINEMATOGRAPHY - FINDING AN IDENTITY FOR THE CAMERA

    • CINEMATOGRAPHY - SIZING THE SHOT

    • TEACHER CHECK IN!

    • BONUS LESSON! WHY GO TO A FILM FESTIVAL?

    • BONUS LESSON! HOW TO SELF DISTRIBUTE

    • BONUS LESSON! HOW TO CREATE A COLLABORATIVE ENVIRONMENT

    • BONUS LESSON! HOW TO LEAD A TEAM TO SUCCESS

    • EXPERIMENT, GET EXCITED, TRY NEW THINGS!

    • DIR.QZ.1 - DIRECTING QUIZ

    • CONGRATULATIONS! NOW WHAT?

    • TEACHER CHECK IN: FINAL CHAT

    • SHORT FILMS TO DOWNLOAD

  • 2

    THE MAKING OF FREELANCER - BONUS

    • WELCOME TO THE MAKING OF: FREELANCER

    • DIRECTOR/EDITOR COMMENTARY - 1h FEATURE

    • BTS - B-ROLL GOODNESS

    • BTS - B-ROLL GOODNESS

    • DOWNLOADABLE GOODIES

    • FILMMAKING START TO FINISH

MAKE MONEY MAKING MOVIES

We at Pocket Film School promise at the end of the Indie Director's Masterclass you will have the skillset and tools to be able to walk on to any set, at any level, and know how to bring a story to life.

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  • Have any questions? Email us at pocketfilmschool@gmail.com