SAQA US ID: 255754 | NQF 4

AACA’s online Directing short course is a comprehensive course designed for anyone with a desire to become a film or television director. Making use of the latest technologies in virtual learning, we are able to deliver to you the experience that makes AACA the best. The lessons are delivered through our App and online class platform.

The Directing course will teach you skills such as how to develop a vision for bringing a script to life, directing performances on set and pitching your film to potential investors. At AACA we believe in showing you how to do it, not just telling you how to do it. Therefore, our course integrates self-paced lessons, guided practicals and real-world projects.

This course is perfect for anyone who would like to start a career in directing, further their studies in filmmaking or improve their directing skills.

COURSE INFO:
Course Start Date: 25/01/2021
Duration: Six Months
Number of Lessons: +/- 20

Curriculum

The aim of our curriculum delivery is to give you all the tools you would need to become a world class director. The course is delivered through compact, interactive, and engaging lessons that students can complete at their own pace, each intensively covering a crucial directing skill. Each lesson will be accompanied by relevant resources, how to guides and a practical project, allowing the student to practice the skill they have learned. As a bonus, students will have the option of assistance from industry professionals and facilitators on the learning platform, no matter where they are in the world.

Certification

NQF 4 Certificate of competency in SAQA US ID 255754
AACA certificate of completion.

CAREER PATH

STUDYING HUMAN BEHAVIOUR
NARRATIVE INTERPRETATION
DIRECTING PERFORMANCE
STAGING AND BLOCKING TECHNIQUES
DIRECTOR’S TREATMENT
PITCHING A CONCEPT