Acting for the Camera - CST 140 at Northern Virginia Community College


         
 
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CST 140 - Acting for the Camera
Explores the practical and artistic elements involved in acting for the camera through such activities as: performance of commercial, film and television scripts, developing knowledge of the technical side of camera work and the study of the business of acting.
Lecture 2 hours. Laboratory 2 hours. Total 4 hours per week.
3 credits

Schedule at Northern Virginia Community College

Class # Section Credits Day Time Start Location Mode
14912 CST 140-001A 3
     F 
9:00 a.m.-12:55 p.m.
2021-01-11 Virtual and ELI - Real Time CV
Explores the practical and artistic elements involved in acting for the camera through such activities as:
38006 CST 140-01YN 3
 M     
2:20 p.m.-4:20 p.m.
2021-01-11 Virtual and ELI - Real Time CV
In this totally remote format, your class never meets on campus. 50% of class time is live streamed via Zoom on the days and times listed on your class schedule. 50% of class work is completed online, independently, on your own time (following the course syllabus and due dates) via CANVAS. All students are expected to attend class virtually on the days and times listed on your schedule. Reliable internet access and a computer are required.
Hybrid Course
38050 CST 140-020W 3
   W   
2:20 p.m.-6:50 p.m.
2021-01-25 Virtual and ELI - Real Time CV
This section is internet-based and requires students to be available online at the days and times listed in the schedule. In synchronous classes, a significant portion of lectures, discussions, and presentations take place at specific hours using virtual learning systems. Classes meet in real-time via Zoom on the days and times listed on your class schedule. Your instructor will facilitate live lectures and discussions using audio and video. Reliable internet access and a Zoom-capable device are required.
Class # Section Credits Day Time Start Location Mode
14026 CST 140-01YW 3
   W   
9:30 a.m.-11:45 a.m.
2021-05-17 Virtual and ELI - Real Time CV
A remote synchronous class about the art of acting for the camera. Students will complete weekly assignments based on the lecture material posted online in Canvas all in exploring the techniques of film acting and the business of acting in the film industry. Though there is a portion of the class devoted to learning acting, the majority of the class is understanding the role of the actor as it pertains to the industry. Students will post their own acting work online for review by their peers and learn the proper methods for auditioning remotely and securing employment as an actor, including feedback. Zoom sessions will last approximately one hour each week and will be devoted to time working with your peers in understanding the art of acting. The course fulfills one of the electives of the Cinema AFA degree.
Hybrid Course
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