Direct and Produce Reality and Documentary Television

FILM TV X 478.432
This deep-dive into the various stages of development, production, and distribution for unscripted television will help you develop an idea into a project that is ready to pitch. 
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Classroom
Starting at $699.00
As few as 11 weeks
4.0

What you can learn.

  • How to succeed as a strong producer and director
  • How to navigate the cluttered landscape of non-fiction broadcast and cable television
  • The life of a director/producer in the field
  • Techniques for developing your idea, pitching, getting the job, prepping the shoot, directing/producing on location and interviewing
  • Post-production tips

About this course:

Discover what it takes to be an effective producer and director in the flourishing genre of unscripted television and gain insights in the process of creating a valid series concept that can sell. Through lectures, discussion with industry guests, and analysis of landmark shows, this course navigates the cluttered landscape of non-fiction broadcast and cable television, and focuses on how to succeed as a strong producer and director. You develop an idea from scratch and learn how to complete a total package that is ready to be pitched to a TV network and/or a streaming service. Topics include developing your idea, pitching, getting the job, prepping the shoot, directing/producing on location, interview techniques, what to do once it's in the can, tech talk, post-production tips, the life of a director/producer in the field, and looking ahead to the future of the genre.

Summer 2019 Schedule

Available Format(s):

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

Enrollment Closed
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Wednesday 7:00PM - 10:00PM
Location: UCLA
Instructor: Jim Milio
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Fee:
$699.00
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Notes
Internet access required. 
Refund Deadline
No refunds after July 9, 2019
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Lecture
Wed Jun 26, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
Dodd Hall 162
Lecture
Wed Jul 3, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
Dodd Hall 162
Lecture
Wed Jul 10, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
Dodd Hall 162
Lecture
Wed Jul 17, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
Dodd Hall 162
Lecture
Wed Jul 24, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
Dodd Hall 162
Lecture
Wed Jul 31, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
Dodd Hall 162
Lecture
Wed Aug 7, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
Dodd Hall 162
Lecture
Wed Aug 14, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
Dodd Hall 162
Lecture
Wed Aug 21, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
Dodd Hall 162
Lecture
Wed Aug 28, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
Dodd Hall 162
Lecture
Wed Sep 4, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
Dodd Hall 162

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