The Craft of the Cinematographer

FILM TV X 478.282
Learn to apply the basic principles of the cinematographer by executing several short film assignments as well as through lectures and discussions covering lighting, shooting, widescreen, color, black & white, and more.
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Classroom
Starting at $999.00
As few as 9 weeks
4.0 Credits

What you can learn.

  • Understand the aesthetics of cinematography in depth
  • Learn more about the use of composition, depth of field, and different shot types as artistic tools
  • Gain a greater knowledge of screen direction, framing, and execution
  • Be tested on your creativity and understanding of cinematographic concepts by completing projects outside of class

About this course:

Learn to apply your knowledge of the principles and elements of cinematography through the making of several short filmmaking assignments. Lectures and discussion cover various lighting and shooting techniques, such as panoramic/widescreen, the use of color or black and white, the use of composition and depth of field as artistic tools, the different shot types and concept of screen direction, how to best frame a shot, and the best ways to execute these techniques. Simultaneously, various film genres are examined. You are asked to test your creativity and understanding of the different cinematography concepts, techniques, and genres presented by completing shooting exercises using your own camera outside of class. Student work is screened and critiqued in class. You must provide your own video camera, have access to editing equipment and software, and be able to output your assignments to various media sources.

Winter 2019 Schedule

These courses meet in person and make use of an online presence to varying degrees.

Available
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Sunday, Monday, Saturday
Instructor: Roman Zenz
364782
Fee:
$999.00
26 days left. Enroll by Jan 7, 2019
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Notes

No meetings January 21 and February 18.

Enrollment limited; early enrollment advised. Internet access required.

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

Refund Deadline
No refunds after January 27, 2019
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Lecture
Mon Jan 7, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood B17
Lecture
Mon Jan 14, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood B17
Lecture
Mon Jan 21, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood B17
Lecture
Mon Jan 28, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood B17
Lecture
Mon Feb 4, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood B17
Lecture
Mon Feb 11, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood B17
Lecture
Sat Feb 16, 2019
10:00AM - 5:00PM
Pacoima
Mole-Richardson Co.
Lecture
Sun Feb 17, 2019
10:00AM - 5:00PM
Pacoima
Mole-Richardson Co.
Lecture
Mon Feb 18, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood B17
Lecture
Mon Feb 25, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood B17
Lecture
Mon Mar 4, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood B17

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