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 (In-Person)
Starting at $1,045.00
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.

Winter 2023 Schedule

Date & Time
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Tuesday 7:00PM - 10:00PM PT
Available
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Instructor: Fernando Scarpa
390010
Fee:
$1,045.00
Hybrid (In-Person)format icon
Location: UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
ENROLL BY: Jan 10, 2023
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Notes

This class will consist of 11 in-person meetings and a number of hours to do remotely for independent film projects as needed.

Students must have access to a video camera and editing equipment. Students on an F1 Visa are required to attend In-Person classes.

Refer to course syllabus for online session details.

Enrollment limited; early enrollment advised. Internet access required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after January 23, 2023
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
Schedule
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Lecture
Tue Jan 10, 2023
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center
Lecture
Tue Jan 17, 2023
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center
Lecture
Tue Jan 24, 2023
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center
Lecture
Tue Jan 31, 2023
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center
Lecture
Tue Feb 7, 2023
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center
Lecture
Tue Feb 14, 2023
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center
Lecture
Tue Feb 21, 2023
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center
Lecture
Tue Feb 28, 2023
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center
Lecture
Tue Mar 7, 2023
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center
Lecture
Tue Mar 14, 2023
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center
Lecture
Tue Mar 21, 2023
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center

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