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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Hybrid
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.

Fall 2020 Schedule

Available Format(s):

Hybrid courses have both regular remote meeting times and online instruction. Click “See Details” for more information.

Available
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Tuesday 7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Location: Online
Instructor: Jim Milio
377070
Fee:
$699.00
6 days left. Enroll by Sep 29, 2020
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Notes

Internet access required. 

This course includes live weekly sessions offered on Tuesdays, 7 pm - 10 pm Pacific Time, via Zoom, which will be recorded, and is supplemented by asynchronous online material. Students who cannot attend live sessions may request to view recordings without penalty towards attendance. 

Refund Deadline
No refunds after October 12, 2020
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
Schedule
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Date
Time
Location
Lecture
Tue Sep 29, 2020
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Tue Oct 6, 2020
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Tue Oct 13, 2020
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Tue Oct 20, 2020
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Tue Oct 27, 2020
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Tue Nov 3, 2020
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Tue Nov 10, 2020
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Tue Nov 17, 2020
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Tue Nov 24, 2020
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Tue Dec 1, 2020
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Tue Dec 8, 2020
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online

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