Become a Working Director
You’ve learned the basics of directing – but how do you become a working director and build a sustainable career? This eight-week online course is designed for emerging filmmakers, offering advanced insight into the role of the director to help take your craft to the next level.
Using an Oscar-winning screenplay as a basis, you will assume the role of the script’s director and learn what it takes to fill this role
A weekly video chat feedback session will give you real insight into how you can improve your directorial skill set and apply it across a range of platforms
Topics covered include using the camera to portray your vision, using performance, design and sound to tell your story and pitching projects
Is The Director's Journey: Online right for you?
This is an intermediate course designed for emerging filmmakers, offering advanced insight into the role of the director to help take your craft to the next level. You are expected to have undertaken an introductory directing course prior to enrolling. This course is online, so you can do this anywhere in the world.
What you will need
This is an intermediate course. You are expected to have undertaken an introductory directing course prior to enrolling.
This course is only open to students aged 18 +.
IMPORTANT INFORMATION ** AFTRS reserves the right to cancel any course for any reason at any time. In the event of a course being cancelled a full refund of course fees will be provided. If you are planning to travel to attend a course, please confirm with us via email that the course will be proceeding before you make your travel bookings. AFTRS is not liable for any travel costs incurred due to course postponement, cancellation, or any other circumstance.
If an attendee wishes to withdraw from a course, they may do so up to 15 days before the course commences and get a full refund. Cancellations 14 days or less before course commencement will incur a fee.
Find out more information about discounts and refunds.
Stay updated on all upcoming courses, news & events.