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"A well rounded workshop that combines informative theory, group discussion and hands-on application. Peter offers something for everyone, from the PA to the experienced director. Nobody gets left behind - everybody gets stimulated." John MacCarthy - Vancouver, Canada

"Fantastic course, fantastic instructor. In a brief 4 day course, Peter D. Marshall has provided various tools for the would be directors in his class. Through discussions, film clips, handouts and hands-on exercises, he has shown us the process involved in directing. He touched on the politics, the story, and performance. An incredible valuable course, at an incredible affordable price. Thank you for the mantra "Motives Determine Behaviour" and helping us create TRUTH. This process of discovery was fantastic."
Warren Dean Fulton - Vancouver, Canada

"Wow. Peter packed in years of research, experience and his passion for directing in four days. In doing so, he managed to present the essentials of what this course is about...directing. It was exactly what I was looking for...information and practical exercises that will help me to achieve my goals."
Greg Kansky - Vancouver, Canada

"Great course! Learned more about directing in Peter's course than working on a set for months as an assistant director. I recommend it to anyone who wants to really understand the role of the director on set and for anyone who wants to expand his skills on set."
Asher M. Isak - Vancouver, Canada

"Thanks again for offering "The Art Of The Director"...a great learning experience....for me, there were many mysteries solved and 1000 assumptions debunked as to the role and focus of the director: a wonderful confidence builder."
Patrick Stark - Vancouver, Canada

"I am greatful to benefit from Peter's wealth of experience. The workshop has been very enjoyable and truly inspirational."
Ian Jarvis - Vancouver, Canada

"A very good course explaining the basics of directing. A great use of film clips to demonstrate the theory. Peter uses his knowledge and experience to help us understand the theory. A worthwhile four days."
Sandra Mayo - Vancouver, Canada

"Peter is a very knowledgeable and engaging instructor. In addition to being a great learning opportunity (and a lot of fun!) this course and workshop offered valuable insight into the director's world. Thank you."
Bev White - North Vancouver, Canada

"Fun film clips, great stories and interesting insight into what the role of the director is. Loved the last exercise. Thanks."
Jennifer Nelson - Vancouver, Canada.

"Really enjoyed the workshop - lots of all around in-depth info. Put into a more basic and clearer overview of the director and other elements of filmmaking."
Cybelle Sarrazin - Delta, Canada

"I found the course inspirational and filled with great information. Thank you so much Peter. You're generous and talented and it's a privilege to have attended. Looking forward to the advanced course."
Tara Cowell-Plain - Vancouver, Canada

"A powerful, passionate person. A real pleasure to listen and learn from."
Jennifer Kidd - Vancouver, Canada

"A two month course in 4 days. All the main points, but in a condensed, comprehensive and understandable format. Worth it!"
Bonnie Benwick, Vancouver, Canada

"Tons of good information from a practical, working director."
Ty Haller - Vancouver, Canada

"Other than the course outline, there are no rules! This is a layed back, informative look at directing. Experience is a good teacher and Peter speaks from experience."
Jody Ryan - Surrey, Canada

"I am greatful to benefit from Peter's wealth of experience. The workshop has been very enjoyable and truly inspirational."
Ian Jarvis - Vancouver, Canada

"A very inspiring workshop that leaves me wanting to move onto the next level. Peter's years of experience brought many levels of information to the class."
Cindy Smith - Vancouver, Canada

"I found Peter's course of great value. Give me more please."
Michael J. Bateman - Victoria, Canada

"The course was enjoyable and extremely well thought out. I learned a lot and it reinforced what I already knew. I will recommend the course to my co-workers."
Mike Atwater - Surrey, Canada

"I found Peter's workshop very informative. The workshop was a great opportunity to open my mind and refresh my ideas. I now have a new perspective on the power of moviemaking and the realities of the Director's role. Thank you Peter."
Aaamir Shaikh - Pakistan

"First, I would like to say thanks to Peter Marshall, he has been an inspiration to me. It was a great course, very helpful and useful. I got a good idea about directing and it's politics and how it works. Peter's workshop was very effective and overwhelming."
Shaima Tahboub, Dubai, UAE

"Well structured workshop. Was quite and eye-opener. Has changed the way I look at cinema. Lot of information for three days." Nikalank Jain, Dubai, UAE

"This was an amazing workshop out there and make movies." that really inspired me to go
Kim Kazi, Dubai, UAE


Filmmaking Workshops
with Peter D. Marshall
and Trilby Jeeves

"Acting for the Camera - Survival Guide"
"Designing an Accurate Film Schedule"
"The Art and Craft of the Director"
"Directing the Actor"

I have worked in the Film and Television Industry for over 34 years - as a Film Director, Television Producer, First Assistant Director, Series Creative Consultant and a Commercial Production Manager.

I've been asked many times to share my Film and TV production knowledge with others. As a result, I developed several workshops that I have successfully presented over the past 15 years.

To find out more about these workshops, just click on the links below. If you are interested in any of these four workshops for yourself or your organization, please contact me to discuss how we can bring these workshops to you.

Peter D. Marshall

The Workshops

1)  The Art and Craft of the Director - this 3 day intensive workshop with Peter D. Marshall discusses Film and Television Directing tips and techniques. This course was designed for any Filmmaker who wants to know the answer to the question, "How do I become a successful, working film director?"

2)  How to Design an Accurate Film Shooting Schedule - two day workshop for Producers, Production Managers, Assistant Directors, Location Managers and Production Co-ordinators. Focuses on the preparation of the Shooting Schedule for Television and Feature Film Productions.

3)  Directing the Actor - three day workshop for Directors. Concentrates on the Film and Television Director's main task: Directing the Actor!

4)  Acting for the Camera - three day workshop for Actors. Designed to give Actors an opportunity to learn "Film Acting Survival Tips" and help them become successful working film Actors.

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