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.
Prerequisites

Enrollment is restricted to Directing Certificate students who have successfully completed FILM TV 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.

Summer 2020 Schedule

Available Format(s):

These courses have both regular online meeting times and self-paced online instruction. Click “See Details” for more information.

Future Offering (Opens April 27, 2020 12:00:00 AM)
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Tuesday 7:00PM PDT - 10:00PM PDT
Location: UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
Instructor: Fernando Scarpa
373850
Fee:
$999.00
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Notes

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

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 July 06, 2020
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Lecture
Tue Jun 23, 2020
7:00PM PDT - 10:00PM PDT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 212
Lecture
Tue Jun 30, 2020
7:00PM PDT - 10:00PM PDT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 212
Lecture
Tue Jul 7, 2020
7:00PM PDT - 10:00PM PDT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 212
Lecture
Tue Jul 14, 2020
7:00PM PDT - 10:00PM PDT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 212
Lecture
Tue Jul 21, 2020
7:00PM PDT - 10:00PM PDT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 212
Lecture
Tue Jul 28, 2020
7:00PM PDT - 10:00PM PDT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 212
Lecture
Tue Aug 4, 2020
7:00PM PDT - 10:00PM PDT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 212
Lecture
Tue Aug 11, 2020
7:00PM PDT - 10:00PM PDT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 212
Lecture
Tue Aug 18, 2020
7:00PM PDT - 10:00PM PDT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 212
Lecture
Tue Aug 25, 2020
7:00PM PDT - 10:00PM PDT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 212
Lecture
Tue Sep 1, 2020
7:00PM PDT - 10:00PM PDT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 212

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