Director Workshop 2017-08-19T15:16:02+00:00

Each week, this workshop will begin with a discussion on various elements of a director’s preparation, from storyboarding to casting, cinematography, script break down, blocking, etc.

Following the discussion, one director directs a scene while the other five directors watch and observe their techniques. We provide each director with a two page scene and two actors.

The purpose of the workshop is not to direct a great scene, but to learn about your own strengths and weaknesses as a director. This will be accomplished by filming each director’s scene in one wide shot without cutting between takes–the director will then be able to playback the scene, hearing their directions and seeing how they were taken. We encourage directors taking the workshop to use this time to experiment and even fail.

8 week workshop. Limited to 6 directors. Ages 18+.  $50 discount for Avrec members. (Membership is only $100 / year, visit our membership page for more information.)

Wednesdays September 6 – November 1st

7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
$250 // $200 for Avrec Members (Members: Contact Avrec directly to register)

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Kohl Glass
Kohl GlassDirector
Kohl Glass is an American film and television director, screenwriter, producer and editor known for his strong, visual style and creative originality. An incredibly versatile filmmaker, Kohl’s sensibilities span from dark psychological films like his shorts The Promethean and Der Ostwind (Official Selection of the Sundance Film Festival), to slightly comedic action fantasies, like his first feature Orc Wars (a.k.a Dragonfyre), to fairytales like Eugenie and The Fisherman and His Wife, both of which he directed for BYU Broadcasting. Most recently Kohl directed his second feature The Stepsister, a thriller for MarVista Entertainment, which premiered on Lifetime June 4th, 2016 under the title You May Now Kill the Bride.

Originally from Arizona, raised in Colorado, Kohl currently lives in Salt Lake City, Utah with his wife and daughter.

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