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WORKSHOP 4 – Advanced Acting – Lip Sync / Monologue

Course lenght: 12 weeks

If you are looking for that shot which will boost your demo reel, hop in and take your characters to a breathing / living, Feature Quality level.

This Workshop is designed for those who want to elevate their character acting skills by creating memorable moments using the right emotions and great acting choices. Far from receiving lectures, this workshop is all about “hands on” from day 1 so that students can develop their acting skills on a daily basis.

Module 4

Advanced Acting - Lip Sync - Monologue

What is this Workshop all about?

In this workshop we will be focusing on how to deliver a believable acting performance through dialogue.  We will study how to create appealing poses, facial expressions and phonemes.  Additionally, we will study how to dissect audio lines to uncover subtext and know the feelings behind what the character expresses and how he really feels about it.  We will be covering how to take the best acting choices while we get to know who our character is.

This Workshop is designed for those who want to elevate their character acting skills by creating memorable moments using the right emotions and great acting choices. Far from receiving lectures, this workshop is all about "hands on" from day 1 so that students can develop their acting skills on a daily basis.

What will the student learn:

  • Acting and Reference
  • Appeal in poses
  • Story Narrative (clarity and simplicity)
  • Cinematography topics such as use of cameras, angles and environment for planning
  • What makes a good audio line
  • Lip Sync Techniques (Mouth mimics)
  • Facial Micro-expressions to give up subtext
  • Muscular facial relationship between brows and eyes
  • Efficient and believable body mechanics along with acting

Requirements:

  • Autodesk Maya 2016 +
  • Advanced Body Mechanics Animation knowledge
  • Be 18 years old or older
  • Basic computer knowledge and basic skills in 3d animation software.
  • Good understanding of English language
  • 4GB RAM (8GB recommended)
  • 64-bit Intel or AMD multi-core processor
  • Webcam (for best communication with instructor, but not a must)
  • Headphones and/or headset-mounted microphone (for best communication with instructor, but not a must)
  • Three button mouse (required for work within Maya)
  • Broadband Internet: 5Mbps download and 3 Mbps upload

 

Start Date: TBA

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