New Class for Fall 2020

DGM 458R - Directing Workshop II

This advanced class focuses on directing actors and creating powerful, compelling cinema projects. Required for students in the Directing Track. Students need to have taken DGM 3580 (Directing Workshop I) first. This class is repeatable.

Tuesday/Thursday 9 AM - 10:50 AM EE 130 3 Credits

Taught by Peter Johnson

Instructor Bio

Peter Johnson

Peter Johnson (DGA) is an award-winning film writer, producer, and director. Early in his career, he worked closely with Acadmy Award winning actor, Karl Malden (On the Waterfront, A Streetcar Named Desire), in creative interpretation and execution of story, acting, and directing. His screenplay, Thanksgiving Promise, was one of Disney's top rater Sunday Night Movies.

Credits also include: A More Perfect Union, EMMY (Craig Wasson); The Witching of Ben Wagner (Silvia Sidney, Sam Bottoms); Thanskgiving Promise (Beau Bridges, Jeff Bridges); SKAG (Karl Malden, Piper Laurie, Craig Wasson); Beyond the Poseidon Adventure (Michael Cain, Sally Field, Shirley Jones, Slim Pickens, Telly Savalas, Jack Warden, Karl Malden, Mark Harmon); Miracle on Ice (Andrew Stevens, Steve Guttenberg); Word of Honor (Karl Malden, Rue MaClanahan, Ron Silver, John Malkovich); The Streets of San Francisco (Karl Malden, Michael Douglas); Mr. Krueger's Christmas (Jimmy Stewart).