Advanced Filmmaking Workshop: Production and Post-Production

FILM TV X 476.12B

In this capstone course of the Directing Certificate Program, improve your filmmaking skills through the creation of a short film that is screened for an invited audience after the end of the course.

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Winter
Summer
Hybrid
Starting at $999.00
As few as 11 weeks
8.0

What you can learn.

  • Learn techniques for translating your script into moving images
  • Learn creative and physical requirements for directing a film
  • Learn budgeting and production scheduling
  • Learn about casting actors and eliciting the best performance
  • Learn visual composition; sound; editing
  • Shoot and edit your film with guidance from the instructor

About this course:

In this capstone course of the Directing Certificate program, you maximize your learning experience and improve your filmmaking skills through the creation of a short film that is screened for an invited audience after the end of the course. Having first developed your projects in the course X 476.23 Developing Your Short Film, you enter the workshop ready to begin pre-production. Through lectures, demonstrations, and hands-on exercises, you learn the techniques for translating your script into moving images, as well as the creative and physical requirements for directing a film. Topics include budgeting and production scheduling, casting actors and eliciting the best performance, collaborating with the crew, camera blocking, creating the shot list, visual composition, sound, and editing. By mid-class, you have the opportunity to put in practice all the producing and directorial basics you have learned throughout the program, as you shoot and edit your film with guidance from the instructor. Dailies are reviewed and critiqued in class. Running time with credits must not exceed 15 minutes.
Suggested Prerequisites

It is advisable that you complete the following (or equivalent) since they are prerequisites for Advanced Filmmaking Workshop: Production and Post-Production.

Enrollment is restricted to Directing Certificate students who have successfully completed X 476.23 Developing Your Short Film. Students with prior short film experience can enroll by consent of instructor, space permitting, and must submit a proposed script for the class. All students must complete an application for approval to enroll.

Winter 2020 Schedule

Available Format(s):

Hybrid courses utilize a combination of in-person classroom meetings and online meetings.

Future Offering (Opens November 04, 2019 12:00:00 AM)
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Tuesday 7:00PM - 10:00PM
Location: UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
Instructor: Fernando Scarpa
370650
Fee:
$999.00
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Notes

Students must have access to a video camera and editing equipment.

This course includes both online sessions and classroom meetings. Refer to course syllabus for online session details.

Discounts cannot be applied to a portion of fees for this course.

Enrollment limited; early enrollment advised. Internet access required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after January 20, 2020
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Lecture
Tue Jan 7, 2020
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 209
Lecture
Tue Jan 14, 2020
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 209
Lecture
Tue Jan 21, 2020
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 209
Lecture
Tue Jan 28, 2020
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 209
Lecture
Tue Feb 4, 2020
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 209
Lecture
Tue Feb 11, 2020
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 209
Lecture
Tue Feb 18, 2020
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 209
Lecture
Tue Feb 25, 2020
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 209
Lecture
Tue Mar 3, 2020
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 209
Lecture
Tue Mar 10, 2020
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 209
Lecture
Tue Mar 17, 2020
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 209

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