Acting for The Camera: Lanthimos and Östlund

Eugene Lang College Lib Arts: The Arts

Liberal Arts
Undergraduate Course
Degree Students
Acting for the Camera
Fall 2024
Taught By: Zishan Ugurlu
Section: A

CRN: 17374

Credits: 4

This course is designed to assist students in making the transition from performing in the theatre to performing for the camera. Through exercises and scene study, the students will explore the terminology of equipment and procedure that is specific to film acting and will learn how to develop their range of physical, vocal, intellectual and emotional expressiveness while facing the camera. This course will help to bring students’ unique talent and personality to the screen with full confidence, specificity, intimacy and freedom. In Fall 2024 the thematic focus of this course is on the films of Yorgos Lanthimos and Ruben Östlund. The scenes will be chosen from the movies such as Poor Things, Dogtooth, The Lobster, The Favorite, Force Majeure, The Square, Triangle of Sadness, and so many others. During the course the students will create a Digital Copy of their camera work. This course fulfills an elective requirement for Theater majors and minors. No prerequisite.

College: Eugene Lang College Lib Arts (LC)

Department: The Arts (ART)

Campus: New York City (GV)

Course Format: Seminar (R)

Modality: In-Person

Max Enrollment: 14

Add/Drop Deadline: September 9, 2024 (Monday)

Online Withdrawal Deadline: November 17, 2024 (Sunday)

Seats Available: Yes

Status: Waitlist*

* Status information is updated every few minutes. The status of this course may have changed since the last update. Open seats may have restrictions that will prevent some students from registering. Updated: 1:38am EDT 7/13/2024

Meeting Info:
Days: Monday, Wednesday
Times: 12:00pm - 1:40pm
Building: Johnson/Kaplan 66 West 12th
Room: 001
Date Range: 8/26/2024 - 12/9/2024